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Secondary School Project 3.notebook 1 March 25, 2009 Feb 207:21 PM Food and Digestion A healthy diet contains a balance of foodstuffs Feb 2505:09 It is recommended that we eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables each day. On a daily basis a school meal offers vegetables, salads and fruit for children to choose, therefore helping towards the '5 a day' School meals should be healthy and nutritionally balanced. Feb 208:25 PM

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  • 1. SecondarySchoolProject3.notebook March25,2009 FoodandDigestion Ahealthydietcontainsabalanceoffoodstuffs Feb207:21PM Schoolmealsshouldbehealthyandnutritionallybalanced.Itisrecommendedthatweeat5portionsoffruitandvegetableseachday.Onadailybasisaschoolmealoffersvegetables,saladsandfruitforchildrentochoose,thereforehelpingtowardsthe'5aday' Feb2505:09Feb208:25PM 1

2. SecondarySchoolProject3.notebookMarch25,2009 FruitandVegetables. Pull Bread/Rice/Potatoes Importanceoffruitsandvegetables Pull Pull Pull Feb2713:16NameFeaturesoffamilydietFeb208:40PM2 3. SecondarySchoolProject3.notebook March25,2009Feb208:00PM Whatarevitamins?Vitaminsareessentialnutrientsthatyourbodyneedsinsmallamountstoworkproperly. Therearetwotypesofvitamins:fatsolubleandwatersoluble. WatersolublevitaminsFatsolublevitamins WatersolublevitaminsarenotFatsolublevitaminsarefound storedinthebody,soyouneedmainlyinfattyfoodssuchasanimal tohavethemmorefrequently.fats(includingbutterandlard),vegetableoils,dairyfoods,liverand Watersolublevitaminsareoilyfish. foundinfruit,vegetablesand grains.ButunlikefatsolubleYourbodyneedsthesevitamins vitamins,theycanbedestroyedeverydaytoworkproperly. byheatorbybeingexposedtoHowever,youdon'tneedtoeatfoods theair.containingthemeveryday. Feb2214:16Protein Proteinisessentialforgrowthandrepairofthebody,and15%ofthecalorieswe eateachdayshouldcomefromprotein.Ifyou'reeatingabalanceddietyou're probablygettingenoughprotein.Thefollowingfoodsareallgoodsourcesofprotein: poultry(anaverageportionofroastchickenbreastcontains27gprotein) leanmeat(anaverageportionofbolognesesaucecontains28gprotein) fish(asmallcanoftunaandanaverageportionofpoachedcodfilleteachcontain24gprotein) cheese(anaveragecheesesandwichonwhitebreadcontainsabout17gprotein) eggs(anaveragesizeboiledhens'eggcontainsabout6gprotein) milk(a150mlglassofsemiskimmedmilkprovidesabout5gprotein) pulses(threetablespoonsofboiledredlentilscontainsabout9gprotein) tofu(100gtofucontainsabout23.5gprotein) bread(asliceofwholemealbreadcontainsabout3gprotein)Proteins 3 4. SecondarySchoolProject3.notebook March25,2009Fats Fibre Carbohydrates 4 5. SecondarySchoolProject3.notebook March25,2009 Minerals Canyougetthesequestionsright? MuscleBloodBoneCalciumisimportantforbuildingwhat?Teeth and bones contain alot of calcium.Bone Whatisproteinusedtomake?Protein is an important ingredient for making muscle. MuscleWherearemilk,cheeseandyogurtneeded?Dairy products contain lots of calcium so they are Boneimportant for building strong bones.Whatmightnotbegettingthenutrientsifyouaretiredallthetime? Iron deficiency means your blood is not getting enoughBloodoxygen. Feb208:39PM5 6. Attachments Whichfoodsprovideabalancediet.doc