healthy eating

5 a day
• These give you your carbohydrates, dietary fibre, vitamins and
minerals. They should make up half of your plate at meal time.
• They keep our digestive system working properly as fibre is needed
to do this!
• They can also protect you against disease and stop you from getting
• They are also used as a snack….these are a lot better than eating
chocolate and crisps as too much of them can make you get fat!
• They help people in loosing weight as they don’t include as much
• Fruit and vegetables are what I am talking about!
• These should be eaten every day as they are so important in the diet.
• You should eat 5 pieces of fruit and vegetables a day.
• This can be frozen, liquid (juiced), tinned, or fresh…. Therefore it cant be hard!
• So give me high five and eat 5 fruit and veg a day!
• Protein is needed for growth and repair in your body, and half of your plate at
meal time should be made up of this.
• It is needed to build up our muscles and other tissues in the body.
• Did you know that every cell in our body contains protein?
• Protein also helps protect us from infection.
• Protein also gives us energy.
• Foods that contain protein are :
Meat, fish, dairy products, cereals and pulses.
• Almost 99% of calcium is found in our hard tissues of the body…bones and
• It is needed in our daily functions in helping our body to move!
• It helps our blood flow smoothly and helps blood to clot when accidents
• It helps in growth and repair when working with protein.
• You can include calcium in your diet by eating foods such as dairy products…
milk, cheese. These should be included in 2-3 portions a day.
• Water makes up more than two-thirds of our body weight.
• Without water humans would die in a few days.
• it helps surround the joints in our body and also protect the brain.
• To include water in everyday situations seems hard however it is foods and also
other liquids that we consume such as squash etc.
• Try to include at least 8 glasses of water each day.
• Carbohydrates contain carbon, oxygen and hydrogen.
• Except for the carbohydrates like fibre that aren't broken
down into glucose before they get to the colon, all carbs
end up as sugar.
our best and most nutritious sources of carbohydrates
are non-starchy vegetables and low-sugar fruits.
• Some carbs are slow digesting these are foods such as,
wild rice, red potatoes, and some fruits.
• In your daily diet you should ensure 33% of your food is
made up of carbohydrates.
Proteins--Meat and fish
Starchy food—potatoes, pasta etc.
Dairy products—milk, cheese etc.
Organic foods—fruit and vegetables
Carbohydrates—breads and cereals
water -- 8 glasses per day.
Eating disorder is when a person eats, or refuses to eat, in order to
satisfy a psychic need and not a physical need. The person doesn't
listen to bodily signals or perhaps is not even aware of them. A normal
person eats when hungry and stops eating when the body doesn't need
more, when he/she feels the signal of satisfaction.
Eating disorders are usually classified as anorexia nervosa, bulimia
nervosa or binge eating disorder in accordance with the symptoms.
Binge eating is characterised by periods of uncontrolled impulsive or
continuous eating beyond the point of feeling full, this can lead to
Follow the eight guidelines…if you don’t eat properly you
may become known as one of these conditions!
What do eating disorders do to your
• Can suffer from serious heart issues
• Can cause dehydration from vomiting
• Can make you become toothless from being
• Stomach acid erodes enamel in your teeth!
How are they treated?
• There are many different ways to solve
different illnesses. These include:
• Psychological therapy
• Drug treatment/anti-depresents
• Family support groups.
What influences eating disorders?
Celebrities and models are the biggest culprit of young girls and some boys
deciding to go anorexic to look like one of them.
A healthy diet is one that helps maintain or
improve health. It is important for the
prevention of many chronic health risks such
as: obesity, anorexia, heart disease, diabetes,
and cancer. A healthy diet involves consuming
appropriate amounts of all nutrients, and an
reasonable amount of water. Nutrients can be
obtained from many different foods, so there
are a wide variety of diets that may be
considered healthy diets.
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