Instead of eating...
Fried bacon- grilled bacon- could cut the fat of
Fried egg- scrambled egg
Chips- potato wedges
Full fat mayonnaise- reduced fat mayonnaise
Fresh cream with puddings- low fat custard- serve Greek yoghert
Whole milk (blue lid) - skinned milk
Chocolate- dark chocolate
We should get most of our energy from starchy carbohydrates which are found in the
potatoes, bread, rice, pasta, and other starchy carbohydrates group on the Eatwell Guide
The energy from these foods will last longer than the energy from sugary foods
Sugary carbohydrates will still give us energy, but it will be short-lived, and foods containing lots of sugar are unlikely to cantankerous any other useful nutrients.
Eating excessive amounts of sugary foods will lead to obesity and diabetes
Foods high in starch- bread, rice, pasta, potatoes, porridge
foods high in sugar- fizzy drinks, sweets, cake, jams/spreads, doughnuts
It is recommended to eat at least 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day, but it is important that we eat a variety of colours
Fruit and vegetables are a good source of vitamin C which helps us to protect our bodies against minor infections like colds. People who eat lots of fruit and vegetables are also less likely to develope serious diseases like coronary, heart disease (CHD) and some cancers.
the skins of fruit and vegetables are rich in dietary fibre which helps to prevent constipation
Eating excess fat can lead to- obesity
Eating excess sugar can lead to - tooth decay and obesity
According to the Eatwell Guide, which group of foods will provide iron- Beans, pulses, fish, eggs, meat and other proteins
The condition which can be caused by not eating enough iron- rich foods- anaemia
3 food groups vegetarians eat- beans, lentils and eggs
How many portions of fruit and vegetables should adolescents eat each day- at least 5
Foods people who don't like drinking milk or eating yogurt- cheese e.g cheese toastie
chicken e.g chicken sandwhich
Fat is a very concentrated source of energy. This means that it provides lots of energy per gram of fat and therefore we need only small amounts of fat. Eating excessive amounts of fat can lead to obesity.