what are nutrients?
Foods contain 5 different nutrients, some foods are better sources than others of certain nutrients they each help the body in a diferent way.
what are the main food groups?
The 5 main types of foods can be easily grouped:
- fruit and vegetables-oranges,tomatoes.
- dairy products-milk,yoghurts.
- fats and sugars-sweets,fizzy drinks.
what is a balanced diet?
A diet containing a balance of the 5 main food groups.
Children need to gain plenty of energy from their food,their portion of fruit and vegetables will be smaller than those of and adult.