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The Eatwell Plate. The Eatwell Plate. In order to keep healthy it is important to eat a balanced diet. The Eatwell Plate can help us understand how much we should eat of different types of food. The Eatwell Plate. Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?.

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The Eatwell Plate

  • In order to keep healthy it is important to eat a balanced diet.

  • The Eatwell Plate can help us understand how much we should eat of different types of food.


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Strawberry ice cream


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Peppers


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Tuna


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Corn flakes


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Baked potato


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The Eatwell Plate

Which section of the Eatwell Plate does this food fit into?

Yoghurt


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The Eatwell Plate

Here are the answers…


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The Eatwell Plate

Strawberry ice cream contains lots of sugar and fat so goes into the food and drinks high in fat and/or sugar section.

Strawberry ice cream


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The Eatwell Plate

Peppers go in the fruit and vegetable section.

Peppers


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The Eatwell Plate

Baked potatoes fit into the starchy foods section.

Baked potato


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The Eatwell Plate

Tuna is a fish so fits in the meat, fish, eggs and beans section.

Tuna


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The Eatwell Plate

Corn flakes are a cereal; they fit into the starchy foods section of the Eatwell Plate.

Corn flakes


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The Eatwell Plate

Yoghurt fits into the milk and dairy foods section of the Eatwell Plate.

Yoghurt


Nutrients

A balanced diet is made up of seven key NUTRIENTS.

These nutrients are:

  • Carbohydrates

  • Proteins

  • Fats

  • Vitamins

  • Minerals

  • Fibre

  • Water


Nutrients
Nutrients

Each of the different nutrients provides us with something different.


Nutrients1
Nutrients

Carbohydrates provide us with energy.


Nutrients2
Nutrients

We need proteins for growth and repair.


Nutrients3
Nutrients

Fat can be used to store and provide energy. It also helps us to keep warm when it is cold.


Nutrients4
Nutrients

Minerals are needed in small doses to help keep the body healthy.


Nutrients5
Nutrients

Vitamins are needed in small doses to help keep the body healthy.


Nutrients6
Nutrients

Fibre helps our body to process the food which we eat.


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Nutrients

Water provides the body with fluid which is used by all the cells.


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Nutrients

  • Foods from the starchy section of the Eatwell Plate contain lots of carbohydrates.

  • However potatoes also contain protein, fibre, vitamins and minerals.


Nutrients9
Nutrients

Different parts of the potato contain different nutrients.


Nutrients

A medium jacket potato (flesh & skin) contains 1/3 of your recommended daily amount of Vitamin C

The potato contains important minerals like potassium and iron

A medium jacket potato contains more fibre than two large pieces of medium sliced wholemeal bread

The flesh contains a small amount of protein

The flesh is a great source of starchycarbohydrates


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Nutrients

The answers to Activity 3 are:


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