Home Economics - A Balanced Diet

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Home Economics - A Balanced Diet
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2013-04-15 12:41:08
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A Balanced Diet
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  1. What is the purpose of the food pyramid?
    To make sure a person has a healthy, balanced diet
  2. List six general healthy eating guidelines
    1. Reduce salt

    2. Reduce sugar

    3. Reduce fat

    4. Increase fibre

    5. Increase fruit and vegetables

    6. Increase iron

    7. Increase calcium
  3. Describe three healthy eating guidelines for babies
    1. Wean onto pureed solids at 4 months

    2. Eat foods rich in Vitamin C and iron

    3. Do not add salt or sugar to their food
  4. Describe three healthy eating guidelines for children
    1. Serve small attractive portions

    2. Eat foods rich in protein, calcium, Vitamin D and iron

    3. Eat healthy snacks
  5. Describe three healthy eating guidelines for teenagers
    1. Eat foods rich in protein, calcium and iron

    2. Do not eat fried food to prevent acne

    3. Eat high energy foods eg. pasta
  6. Describe three healthy eating guidelines for adults
    1. Eat fibre rich foods to prevent bowel disease

    2. Do not eat to much salt to prevent high blood pressure

    3. Eat calcium rich foods to avoid brittle bones
  7. Describe three healthy eating guidelines for elderly
    1. Reduce salt, fat and sugar intake

    2. Eat high fibre foods to prevent constipation

    3. Choose low fat foods to prevent heart disease

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