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Healthy Eating


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Healthy Eating

  1. 1. Healthy Eating
  2. 2. Healthy Foods A good diet is essential for overall good health.
  3. 3. Why Eat Healthily? Reduce your risk of illnesses like Heart disease, Cancer Diabetes. Doing this willDoing this will Boost your energy Sharpen your memory Stabilize your mood.
  4. 4. The Major Food Groups Starchy foods Fats and SugarsFats and Sugars Fruit and Vegetables Protein Milk and Dairy Products
  5. 5. The Food Pyramid Red Meat and Butter White bread, White rice, potatoes, pasta and sweets Dairy or calcium supplements Fish, poultry, eggs Nuts and Legumes VegetablesFruit Whole grain foods Plant Oils Daily Exercise and Weight Control
  6. 6. Organic Food Scientific studies proved organic milk and tomatoes are better. It tastes better. Harmful chemicals are not used so less soil, air and water pollution.
  7. 7. Eat More Fruit Some fruit and vegetables are superfoods containing: Phytonutrients (antioxidants) Flavanoids, improving circulation and help defend against infection.against infection. Lycopene an antioxidant protecting against free radicals. Found in tomatoes. Linseeds, which are rich in omega 3 fatty acids may help control cholesterol levels. Variety is the key
  8. 8. Top Ten Healthiest Food 1. Spinach 2. Brocolli 3. Cauliflour 1. Apple 2. Blueberry 3. Almond 4. Sweet Potato 5. Tomato 4. Salmon 5. Yoghurts
  9. 9. Beware of Takeaway Food Menu Item Calories (kcal) Saturated Fat (grams) Sugar (grams) Sodium (grams) Regular Fries 300 5 1 0.444 Diet Coke 1 0 0 0.12 Veggie Bean Burger 590 5 13 1.503 Ketchup 10 0 2 0.12 Totals 901 10 16 2.187