What is the Eatwell Plate?           
<ul><li>The eatwell plate is a great way to explain healthier eating, especially to children and young people. It is clear...
The Eatwell Plate consists of  5  different food groups.    1. Fruit and Vegetables   2. Bread, Rice, Potatoes, Pasta and ...
1. Fruit and Vegetables We need to eat  L O T S  of this group We should all be eating more fruit and vegetables. But most...
2. Bread, rice, potatoes,   pasta and other starch foods   provide   us with energy and contain many important vitamins an...
<ul><li>3. Milk &  </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Foods     contains calcium which is needed to keep teeth and bones strong and h...
4.   Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non dairy sources of protein.   This group is essential for our growth and developm...
<ul><li>5. Foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar should be eaten only once or twice a day. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></...
Healthy eating is  about getting a    balance of            different foods.    The 'Eatwell Plate' can assist us to get t...
Let's make our children aware! The Eatwell plate, we can help us deliver clear and simple healthier eating messages. Did y...
Eggs belong in the dairy section?     True or False?   cc Image by Woodleywonderworks
  False    They belong to the Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein group. cc Image by Woodleywon...
  Potatoes belong to the fruit and veg section?   True or False?  cc Image by di the huntress.
They belong to the bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods group. False.  cc Image by di the huntress.
Butter belongs in the dairy section?    True or False?     cc Image by VirtualErn
  Butter is the fat part of the milk and belongs in the foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar group.    False?   cc Im...
The Eatwell Plate
1. Base your meals on the bread, rice potatoes and pasta food group.   cc Image byIngorrr
2.Eat lots of fruit and vegetables  cc Image by Savannah Grandfather
3. Eat more fish  cc - image by e900
4. Cut down on saturated fat and sugar
5.  Try to eat less salt cc Image by Ingorrr
6. Get active and try to be a healthy weight  cc Image by mikebaird
7. Drink plenty of water  cc Image by iphonepcis.
8. Don’t skip breakfast    cc Image by Guillermo Esteves
 
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  • Welcome to the Healthier Eating workshop. In this presentation we are going to show you how you can use the Eatwell Plate to help pupils understand about healthier eating.  
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    1. 1. What is the Eatwell Plate?           
    2. 2. <ul><li>The eatwell plate is a great way to explain healthier eating, especially to children and young people. It is clear, simple and can be used with anyone, of any age from any background .  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>The eatwell plate helps you get the balance right. It shows how much of what you eat should come from each food group. Click to watch The Eatwell Plate video. cc - Foods Standards Agency
    3. 3. The Eatwell Plate consists of  5 different food groups.    1. Fruit and Vegetables   2. Bread, Rice, Potatoes, Pasta and Other       Starchy Foods .   3. Milk and Dairy Foods. 4. Meat, Fish, Eggs, Beans and Other Non Dairy Sources of Protein.    5. Food and drinks high in fat and/or     sugar.       Permission to use p00 image (c) Comic Company 2009
    4. 4. 1. Fruit and Vegetables We need to eat L O T S of this group We should all be eating more fruit and vegetables. But most of us aren’t eating enough.   We should be eating at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day.  You can choose from fresh, frozen, tinned, dried or juiced.     But remember potatoes   do not count. cc Images by Gracie and Viv. cc Image by Manasses Cakery What do these   5 groups consist of?
    5. 5. 2. Bread, rice, potatoes,   pasta and other starch foods provide us with energy and contain many important vitamins and minerals.  Wholemeal versions are good sources of fibre and help to provide energy over a sustained period.          We need to eat L O T S of this group Cc Image by Indywriter.
    6. 6. <ul><li>3. Milk &  </li></ul><ul><li>Dairy Foods    contains calcium which is needed to keep teeth and bones strong and healthy.  It is really important that children get enough calcium when they are growing up in order for their bones to develop properly. </li></ul>We need to eat  S O M E of this group cc Image by cwbuecheler cc Image by Leah Pritchard cc Image by Striatic
    7. 7. 4.   Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non dairy sources of protein.   This group is essential for our growth and development. Vegetarian alternatives are included in this group, for example, tofu, soya and lentils. Oily fish is a great source of essential fatty acids such as omega 3.     We need to eat S O M E of this group cc Image by Izlk
    8. 8. <ul><li>5. Foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar should be eaten only once or twice a day. </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul><ul><li>  </li></ul>Foods from this group should be eaten    O N L Y O C C A S I O N A L L Y   Foods from this group contain few nutrients and vitamins and when eaten to excess can cause weight gain. cc Image by Matti Matilla
    9. 9. Healthy eating is  about getting a    balance of            different foods.   The 'Eatwell Plate' can assist us to get this message across. Did you know? *Fifteen per cent of preschool children consume just under half their recommended daily energy intake in the form of sugary drinks.  *Infomation provided by http://www.waterforhealth.org.uk/ No food is      completely healthy or completely     unhealthy. There are some foods that we should try to eat more of and others that we should eat only occasionally. Permission to use p00 image (c) Comic Company 2009
    10. 10. Let's make our children aware! The Eatwell plate, we can help us deliver clear and simple healthier eating messages. Did you know? The recommended daily salt requirement for children is 3 grams.  A pre-packed chicken and bacon sandwich from Asda contains 3 grams of salt.* *Information provided by  http://www.actiononsalt.org.uk/consumers/sandwiches_2007.htm  Permission granted from Nutriskill for image use.
    11. 11. Eggs belong in the dairy section?     True or False? cc Image by Woodleywonderworks
    12. 12.   False   They belong to the Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein group. cc Image by Woodleywonderworks
    13. 13.   Potatoes belong to the fruit and veg section? True or False? cc Image by di the huntress.
    14. 14. They belong to the bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods group. False. cc Image by di the huntress.
    15. 15. Butter belongs in the dairy section?   True or False?   cc Image by VirtualErn
    16. 16.   Butter is the fat part of the milk and belongs in the foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar group.   False?  cc Image by VirtualErn
    17. 17. The Eatwell Plate
    18. 18. 1. Base your meals on the bread, rice potatoes and pasta food group. cc Image byIngorrr
    19. 19. 2.Eat lots of fruit and vegetables cc Image by Savannah Grandfather
    20. 20. 3. Eat more fish cc - image by e900
    21. 21. 4. Cut down on saturated fat and sugar
    22. 22. 5. Try to eat less salt cc Image by Ingorrr
    23. 23. 6. Get active and try to be a healthy weight cc Image by mikebaird
    24. 24. 7. Drink plenty of water cc Image by iphonepcis.
    25. 25. 8. Don’t skip breakfast   cc Image by Guillermo Esteves

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