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Food Nutrition and Healthy Eating Food Nutrition & Healthy Eating Module Content Module 1: The link between diet and health Malnutrition and ill health Nutrition and a balanced diet The ?Eatwell Plate? and the 5 a day message The 5 Food Groups Module 2: How the body uses nutrients The digestive system Converting food into energy Metabolism and energy balance Effects of Physical activity on BMR Module 3: Macronutrients (what they are and where they come from) ? The role of carbohydrates in the body ? The role of fats in the body ? The role of proteins in the body Module 4: Fluids and micronutrients Function of fluids in the body The role of vitamins in the body The role of minerals in the body Module 5: Physical activity and health Benefits of physical activity Setting targets and staying motivated Needs of different age groups Module 6: Nutritional food labelling Legal requirements Guideline for Daily Allowances & the traffic light system Food shopping guide tool ? what?s a lot & what?s a little Module 7: How lifestyle, culture & media effect diet Food miles and food seasons Organic, Fairtrade, GM foods and additives Food advertising and cultural beliefs Module 8: Buying & preparing healthy foods Adapting recipes to increase fibre and reduce salt and fat Recognising and reducing sugar in the diet Buying healthy foods recap game

Food Nutrition and Healthy Eating Food Nutrition & Healthy Eating Module Content Module 1: The link between diet and health Malnutrition and ill health Nutrition and a balanced diet The ?Eatwell Plate? and the 5 a day message The 5 Food Groups Module 2: How the body uses nutrients The digestive system Converting food into energy Metabolism and energy balance Effects of Physical activity on BMR...

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