Eduqas GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition sample

Grade boost Learn these key words and use them in your written work as this will show you understand the question: Allergy Balanced, healthy diet Eatwell Guide Eight top tips Intolerances Lacto vegetarians Lacto-ovo vegetarians Vegan DIET AND GOOD HEALTH Target: I need to be able to understand and write about… Healthy eating guidelines What a ‘healthy’ diet is Religious beliefs Vegetarianism Special dietary needs Individual nutritional needs DIET AND GOOD HEALTH 20 CORE KNOWLEDGE SECTION 1 CORE KNOWLEDGE Healthy diets A diet refers to the foods you eat. To have a healthy diet it must contain a good balance of all the necessary nutrients. If too much of one nutrient is eaten then the diet becomes unbalanced and possibly unhealthy; for example, snacking on sweets and crisps might mean that you aren’t eating enough vegetables. To understand how to eat a healthy diet we need to understand the healthy eating guidelines. Healthy eating guidelines Research suggests that following the Eatwell Guide , the eight top tips for healthy eating, and including at least ve fruit and vegetables in our diets, will help us to eat healthily. Increase our intake of bre/NSP foods, vegetables and oily sh. REMEMBER THIS Reduce our intake of fat, sugar and salt. REMEMBER THIS The Eatwell Guide recommends that our foods come mainly from the starchy carbohydrate and fruit/vegetables sections and that we should eat smaller amounts of protein and dairy foods. We should reduce the amounts of fats/ oils eaten and only occasionally eat sugary foods. It is advised we have six– eight drinks per day. Following both the Eatwell Guide and the ‘eight top tips’ may help to prevent dietary related diseases. 1 State the percentage of our food intake from: a) fruit and veg b) carbohydrates c) fats and oils. 2 Why don’t potatoes count towards our ‘ ve-a-day’? NUTS CHICK PEAS LENTILS LOW SUGAR BEANS 2% MILK SOYA MILK PITTA WHOLEGRAIN CEREAL BAGELS RICE MULTI-GRAIN BREAD PEAS FROZEN PLUM TOMATOES RAISINS WJEC GCSE Food and Nutrition Revision Guide / Eduqas GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition Revision Guide by Jayne Hill © Illuminate Publishing These pages are uncorrected proofs and contain un nalised artwork. RAFT Extra information may be found in the textbook pages 8–43.