Principles of healthy eating

In this lesson, we will learn about how to eat a balanced diet using the eatwell guide to do so. We will also learn about what each food group provides to our bodies. This lesson covers some content that may be a sensitive topic for you. We recommend checking with a trusted adult before starting or doing the lesson with a trusted adult nearby.

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Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

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Q1.You should drink a glass of water before every meal

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Q2.How many litres of water should we aim to drink each day as a minimum?

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Q3.Eating healthily will improve my mental health

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Q4.What is the name of the guide that helps achieve a healthy balanced diet?

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Q5.The Eatwell Guide was initially introduced in what year?

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Quiz:

Intro quiz - Recap from previous lesson

Before we start this lesson, let’s see what you can remember from this topic. Here’s a quick quiz!

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Question 5

Q1.You should drink a glass of water before every meal

1/5

Q2.How many litres of water should we aim to drink each day as a minimum?

2/5

Q3.Eating healthily will improve my mental health

3/5

Q4.What is the name of the guide that helps achieve a healthy balanced diet?

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Q5.The Eatwell Guide was initially introduced in what year?

5/5

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Principles of healthy eating

Test your knowledge from the completed lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

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Q1.Which of the following is a starchy carbohydrate?

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Q2.Select three foods that are part of the protein section of the Eatwell Guide

Select three (3) boxes

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Q3.What is fruit and veg a great source of?

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Q4.Eating saturated fats and sugars increases the chance of... (select three correct answers)

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This quiz includes images that don't have any alt text - please contact your teacher who should be able to help you with an audio description.

Quiz:

Principles of healthy eating

Test your knowledge from the completed lesson.

Question 1

Question 2

Question 3

Question 4

Q1.Which of the following is a starchy carbohydrate?

1/4

Q2.Select three foods that are part of the protein section of the Eatwell Guide

Select three (3) boxes

2/4

Q3.What is fruit and veg a great source of?

3/4

Q4.Eating saturated fats and sugars increases the chance of... (select three correct answers)

Select three (3) boxes

4/4

Lesson summary: Principles of healthy eating

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