Secondary School Project 3.notebook                         March 25, 2009



                 Food and Digestion




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Secondary School Project 3.notebook                          March 25, 2009



     Fruit and Vegetables.




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Secondary School Project 3.notebook                                                                       March 25, 2009

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Secondary School Project 3.notebook   March 25, 2009




                     Fats




                    Fibre




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Secondary School Project 3.notebook                                               March 25, 2009




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     Which foods provide a balance diet.doc
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  1. 1. Secondary School Project 3.notebook March 25, 2009 Food and Digestion A healthy diet contains a  balance of foodstuffs Feb 20­7:21 PM School meals should  be healthy and  nutritionally balanced. 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'    Feb 25­05:09 Feb 20­8:25 PM 1
  2. 2. Secondary School Project 3.notebook March 25, 2009 Fruit and Vegetables. Pull Bread/Rice/Potatoes Importance of fruits and vegetables Pull Pull Pull Feb 27­13:16 Name Features of family diet Feb 20­8:40 PM 2
  3. 3. Secondary School Project 3.notebook March 25, 2009 Feb 20­8:00 PM What are vitamins? Vitamins are essential nutrients that your body needs in small amounts to work  properly.  There are two types of vitamins: fat­soluble and water­soluble. Water­soluble vitamins Fat­soluble vitamins Water­soluble vitamins are not  Fat­soluble vitamins are found  stored in the body, so you need  mainly in fatty foods such as animal  to have them more frequently. fats (including butter and lard),  vegetable oils, dairy foods, liver and  Water­soluble vitamins are  oily fish. found in fruit, vegetables and  grains. But unlike fat­soluble  Your body needs these vitamins  vitamins, they can be destroyed  every day to work properly.  by heat or by being exposed to  However, you don't need to eat foods  the air. containing them every day. Feb 22­14:16 Protein Protein is essential for growth and repair of the body, and 15% of the calories we  eat each day should come from protein. If you're eating a balanced diet you're  probably getting enough protein. The following foods are all good sources of protein: • poultry (an average portion of roast chicken breast contains 27g protein)   • lean meat (an average portion of bolognese sauce contains 28g protein)  • fish (a small can of tuna and an average portion of poached cod fillet each contain 24g protein)  • cheese (an average cheese sandwich on white bread contains about 17g protein)  • eggs (an average­size boiled hens' egg contains about 6g protein)  • milk (a 150ml glass of semi­skimmed milk provides about 5g protein)   • pulses (three tablespoons of boiled red lentils contains about 9g protein)   • tofu (100g tofu contains about 23.5g protein)  • bread (a slice of wholemeal bread contains about 3g protein) Proteins 3
  4. 4. Secondary School Project 3.notebook March 25, 2009 Fats Fibre Carbohydrates 4
  5. 5. Secondary School Project 3.notebook March 25, 2009 Minerals Can you get these questions right? Muscle Blood Bone Calcium is important for building what? Teeth and bones contain alot of calcium. Bone What is protein used to make? Protein is an important ingredient for making muscle. Muscle Where are milk, cheese and yogurt needed? Dairy products contain lots of calcium so they are Bone important for building strong bones. What might not be getting the nutrients if you  are tired all the time? Iron deficiency means your blood is not getting enough Blood oxygen. Feb 20­8:39 PM 5
  6. 6. Attachments Which foods provide a balance diet.doc

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