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Nutrition and Balanced Diet
Transcript of Nutrition and Balanced Diet
Nicola Chou Nutrition and Balanced Diet - Choose a wide range of food and drinks from all food group
-Eat a sufficient amount of different types of food
-not to ban or omit any foods What is Balanced Diet? What is an Eatwell Plate?
What does it shows? Fats:
-made up of different types of fatty acid
-high intake of fatty acid can lead to health problems
-Food Sources: Chips, Pizza, Burgers... (cc) image by nuonsolarteam on Flickr The food component or nutrients are classified in groups. Protein:
-protect system and organs.
-found in muscles, bones
-Food Source: Beef, Chicken, Fish, Eggs Carbohydrate:
-two types of carbohydrate that provide dietary energy are sugars and starch
-key component in our diet
-important source of energy
-Food Source: Bread, Rice, Potatoes, Pasta, Cereal Vitamin
-required a small amount
-Cannot be made by body except Vitamin D
-Food Sources: Milk, Tomatoes, Fish Oils Fiber
-helps your digestive system
-high fiber diet can help reduce cholesterol
-helps to control your appetite
-Food Sources: Fruit, Vegetables, Nuts, Grains Minerals
-an inorganic substances
-involved in the formation of bones and teeth
-Food Sources: Seafood, Dairy 5 A day Initiative -At least 5 portions of fruits and vegetables
-good source of vitamin and minerals
-can reduce the chance getting diseases. The Eatwell Plate -Eat plenty of...
~Vegetables and fruit
~Starchy and wholegrain foods
-Limit the amount of fat, sugar and salt consumed
-Do exercises regularly
-Drink plenty of water everyday
-Keep track of weight gain and lose
-Don't skip breakfast Dietary Guidelines Health problems caused...
-Overweight and Obese
~Fast-food and convenient unhealthy food choices will easily gain weight
~Obese will leads to disease like high cholesterol, high blood pressure and heart disease
~Metabolism will slow down
~The immune system will be affected Not having a HEALTHY DIET?! THANK YOU!~