A Healthy Diet Questions. What foods do we need to eat healthily? How much of what should ... What about Healthy Drinking? How much? Do I drink too much alcohol? ...
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Slide 1:Healthy Eating and Drinking
Lecture 6 Photo courtesy of http://web.centre.edu/enviro/photolib.htm
Slide 2:Food and Health
Issues to Consider ‘Reported levels of poor health are significantly higher in Wales than in the rest of the UK’ – Better Wales Ingredients labelling – what does it mean? Nutrition labelling – does the confusing information help people eat a balanced diet? Health claims - do foods do what they say they will? Food safety - poor hygiene practice in shops restaurants and our own kitchens, how do we know how healthy the food we eat is? GM foods – What is this all about?
Slide 3:A Healthy Diet Questions
What foods do we need to eat healthily? How much of what should we eat? What do we like to eat that is also good for us? What do we like to eat that is not good for us? Is all junk food bad? Should I eat meat? Do I have to become a Jamie Oliver? Who should we trust the welfare of our bodies to? Where can we go to find out? Where can we buy from? All photos courtesy of sxc.hu (unless specified otherwise)
Slide 4:A Healthy Diet Answers
http://www.eatwell.gov.uk (1) http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/healthissues/ http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/agesandstages/ http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/keepingfoodsafe/ http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/foodlabels/ http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/healthydiet/ http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/healthydiet/foodforsport/ http://www.food.gov.uk/wales/ (2) http://www.food.gov.uk/science/ http://www.food.gov.uk/foodlabelling/ http://www.food.gov.uk/gmfoods/ http://www.food.gov.uk/wales/nutwales/getcooking/ http://www.salt.gov.uk/ (3) http://www.kidinfo.com/Health/Foods.html (4) http://www.vegsoc.org/ (5) Photo courtesy of www.harvestmoon.co.uk
Slide 5:Food for Thought
Improve your lifestyle and concentration Eat Breakfast – complex carbohydrates give slow, sustained release of essential sugars for brain function e.g. muesli or wholemeal toast Snack on friut and nuts to keep up energy and remain alert Eat fish 3x weekly for omega 3 and 6 oils, essential for optimum neural impulse transmission too Eat organic – reduce intake of chemicals Eat 3x daily – little and often as opposed to once daily, maintains steady levels of energy Eat for your sport – chess or a 10 mile run? Drink 2 litres of water during the day - more if out the night before! Discover fruit and veg (5x daily)
Slide 6:Where and how to make choices
http://eartheasy.com/eat_menu.htm (6) http://www.bigbarn.co.uk/ (7) http://www.farmersmarkets.net/ (8) http://www.farmshopping.com/ (9) http://eng.msc.org/ marine stewardship council (10) http://www.localfoodweb.co.uk/ (11) http://www.treehousewales.co.uk/ (12) http://www.buywelsh.biz/pages/food.htm (13) http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/ (14)
Slide 7:Healthy Eating on a budget
Muesli (no added sugar) Bread (wholemeal preferably) Pasta (wholemeal preferably) Rice (brown or wild preferably) Potatoes (baked not chipped preferably) Beans (low/no sugar) Pulses Steak mince for bolognese Seasonal vegetables and fruit Tuna, mackerel, salmon (in brine preferably) Lean rather than fatty meats
Slide 8:Unhealthy eating
Pies Pastries Cakes Chips/Fries Sweets Crisps Ready made meals High salt Fatty burgers and sausages Processed foods, Full fat cheeses Photo courtesy of www.mpro.org
Slide 9:What about Healthy Drinking?
How much? Do I drink too much alcohol? (15) How often? MANAGING ALCOHOL (16) When? Alcohol and the athlete (17) Where? Alcohol and Sensible Drinking - Patient UK (18) Who with? Alcohol & Depression - Help is at Hand (19) Should I? Alcohol and high blood pressure (20) Moderation and consideration for oneself and others
Slide 10:External References
Food Standards Agency (No date). Home Page - Eat Well. Available at http://www.eatwell.gov.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05. Food Standards Agency Wales (No date). Home Page – Food. Available at http://www.food.gov.uk/wales/ Accessed 29/09/05. Food Standards Agency (No date). Home Page – Salt. Available at http://www.salt.gov.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05. Kid Info (No date). Food and Nutrition. Available at http://www.kidinfo.com/Health/Foods.html Accessed 29/09/05. Vegetarian Society (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.vegsoc.org/ Accessed 29/09/05. Eartheasy (2005) Recipe for a healthier planet. Available at http://eartheasy.com/eat_menu.htm 29/09/05. Big Barn (2004). Find you local producers. Available at http://www.bigbarn.co.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05 National Association of Farmers Markets (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.farmersmarkets.net/ Accessed 29/09/05. FARMA (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.farmshopping.com/ Accessed 29/09/05. Marine Stewardship Council (No date). Home Page. Available at http://eng.msc.org/. Accessed 29/09/05. Local Food Web (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.localfoodweb.co.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05. Treehouse (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.treehousewales.co.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05. Buy Welsh (No date). Food and drink. Available at http://www.buywelsh.biz/pages/food.htm Accessed 29/09/05.
Slide 11:Further reading
14. Fair Trade (No date). Home Page. Available at http://www.fairtrade.org.uk/ Accessed 29/09/05. 15. Net Doctor (2003). Do I drink too much alcohol? Available at http://www2.netdoctor.co.uk/health_advice/facts/alcohol_toomuch.htm Accessed 29/09/05. 16. University of Cambridge (No date). Managing Alcohol. Available at http://www.counselling.cam.ac.uk/alcohol.html Accessed 29/09/05. 17. BUPA (2005). Alcohol and the Athlete. Available at http://www.bupa.co.uk/health_information/html/healthy_living/lifestyle/exercise/diet_exercise/athalc.html Accessed 29/09/05. 18. Patient UK (2005). Alcohol and sensible drinking. Available at http://www.patient.co.uk/showdoc/23068675/ Accessed 29/09/05. 19. Royal College of Psychiatrists (2004). Alcohol and Depression. Available at http://www.rcpsych.ac.uk/info/help/alcohol/index.asp Accessed 29/09/05. 20. Blood Pressure Association (2003). How does alcohol affect my blood pressure? Available at http://www.bpassoc.org.uk/information/lifestyle/alcohol.htm Accessed 29/09/05. http://www.wales.gov.uk/themesbettercountry/strategic-e.pdf http://www.hm-treasury.gov.uk/consultations_and_legislation/wanless/consult_wanless04_final.cfm http://www.foodstandards.gov.uk/ http://www.bbsrc.ac.uk Biotechnology and biological sciences research council http://www.ncl.ac.uk/peals Policy, Ethics and Life Sciences Research Centre http://trial.which.co.uk/health_beauty.php http://www.organicconsumers.org/ http://www.wda.co.uk/index.cfm/developing_your_business/welsh_agrifood_sector/food_wales_2/en3200 External References