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1 Today’s Lesson Objectives
By the end of the lesson: You will be able to name all food groups You will be able to know why each food group is eaten You will be able to name at least 4 foods from each group

2 The ‘eatwell’ plate Comprises of 5 different food groups
Fruit & Vegetables Carbohydrates Protein Dairy Foods Foods high in fat and sugar Food should be eaten in proportion to the size it represents on the plate QUESTION - What 2 groups should we be eating more from?

3 Fruit and vegetables * Eat more fruit and vegetables.
* We should all eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables every day. * A portion of roughly what fits into the palm of your hand, or a glass of juice. * All fruits and vegetables count, except potatoes. *Fresh, canned, dried, frozen and juiced fruit and vegetables all count. * Vitamins and Minerals ••

4 Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods
This group includes: • different types of bread, rice, pasta and noodles; • potatoes, yam and plantain; • breakfast cereals. Eat more from this group – try to include something from this food group at each meal. • Choose wholemeal and wholegrain varieties. This group is needed for slow released energy and to keep the gut healthy.

5 Milk and dairy foods This group includes: milk, cheese and yogurt.
• This food group is an important for healthy bones and teeth. • We need to eat 2-3 foods from this group a day e.g. a glass of milk, a pot of yogurt or a matchbox size piece of cheese. • Go for lower fat versions, e.g. semi-skimmed milk, low fat yogurt or reduced fat cheese. * Essential source of Calcium

6 Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein
This group includes: - meat, e.g. beef, chicken or lamb; - fish, e.g. tuna, salmon or cod; - alternatives, e.g. eggs, nuts, beans and lentils. This group is needed for growth, development and repair, and to stay healthy. Visible fat and skin should be trimmed from meat and poultry before you cook or eat it. Bake, steam, grill or microwave rather than frying as these are healthier ways to cook food. We should all eat at least two portions of fish a week - one portion should be from an oily fish, e.g. salmon, mackerel or sardines.

7 Foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar
• This group contains: - foods containing fat, e.g. pastry, margarine, oil. foods containing sugar, e.g. jam, biscuits, sweets. • Foods from this group should be eaten in small amounts. • If you have food and drinks containing sugar, have them as part of your meals, rather than between meals. This will help to protect your teeth from dental decay. * Concentrated Energy source

8 Effects of a Bad Diet Obesity Strokes High Blood Pressure
Coronary Heart Disease Cancer Tooth Decay Diabetes -Type 2 Task Research these diseases and write a paragraph on each to explain.

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