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SKETCH A COPY OF THE EATWELL
PLATE
NOTE RESOURCES USED TO GET
YOUR INFO:
Text me about micro-nutrients
http://www.youtube.com/watch?
v=et69eM7KBHQ or click QR code
LIST THE 6 NUTRIENTS and explain
why the body needs them.
GCSE PE
BALANCED DIET.
Watch video QR
below
What are the 3 macro nutrients in our
diet and what food sources supply the
body with these nutrients? Answer in
your book.
Past Exam Questions:
• Explain the requirements of a balanced diet.(4)
Answer
• A balanced diet should include macro and micro
nutrients, fibre and water.
• These nutrients should be eaten in the correct
proportions.
• Macro nutrients provide the body with energy and
Micronutrients helps the body to keep healthy.
• Fibre helps the body to digest and water keeps
the body hydrated.
Past Exam Questions
• Explain the importance of micronutrients in
maintaining a healthy, active lifestyle. (3)
Answer
• Micronutrients are vitamins and minerals.
• Micronutrients keep the body healthy.
• Vitamin D for example helps the body to
absorb calcium, which is good for
maintaining healthy strong bones.
Past Exam Questions
• Explain why we are told not to exercise
immediately after eating a large meal. (3)
Answer
• To digest food the digestive system needs a
greater blood supply.
• During exercise the working muscles needs a
greater blood supply.
• Blood is therefore shunted away from the
digestive system to the working muscles
• Therefore there will not be enough blood flow to
exercise or digest the food properly.
Past Exam Questions
• Diet and rest need to be considered when planning
a healthy, active lifestyle. Describe the impact of diet
on the cardiovascular system. (3 marks)
Answer.
• A poor diet which is high in saturated fat is not good for
the cardiovascular system.
• Saturated fat contains LDL which is bad cholesterol.
• Cholesterol narrows the arteries causing high blood
pressure.
• This increases the risk of stroke or CHD
DRAW AND LABEL THE PYRAMID
GENERATE A WORD
CLOUD OF KEY TERMS
Elite
Sports Pyramid
Performance Foundation
Participation
GENERAL NOTE SCRIBBLE
The base of the pyramid is the foundation
this is large because more people participate
at this level. This is the beginner level this is
when everyone tries the activity for the first
time.
Participation level is where people are
participating and practising the activity and
playing for fun in their own free time.
Performance level is where participants are
wanting to get better and are training
regularly with a coach to improve their skill
level and are competing regularly in local
and regional leagues and cup competitions
This is the professional/international
performer at the top of his/her game.
Sports Participation Pyramid
A picture to visually show the levels of
participation in sport.
SPORTS
PARTICIPATION
PYRAMID
NOTE WEBSITES USED TO
GET YOUR INFO:
Is an elite performer just those who are
professionals?

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