Food Revision on eating for health

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Which people should check with their GP whether the eatwell plate applies to them?
Children under the age of two, people under medical supervision and people with special dietary needs
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Obesity can increase the risk of developing heart disease, true or false?
True
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How can you maintain a healthy weight ?
By balancing the calories you eat with being physically active
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What foods should you cut down on to achieve a healthy diet?
You should cut down on fat (especially saturated fat), salt and sugars, and increasing fibre (Non-starch polysaccharide or NSP))
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Why do manufacturers produce healthy option foods?
Because they know people will buy them as many consumers are concerned about healthy eating, and it will increase their profit
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What is margarine fortified with?
Vitamins A and D
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What is energy used for?
All bodily functions such as breathing, pumping blood, digestion and brain activity
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What is protein used for in the body?
Growth and repair
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What happens if we eat too much protein?
It is stored in the body as fat
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Tofu, tivall and bean curd are all ...................... proteins
Plant- based
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Plant-based proteins are .............. and ............... to produce than meat
Quicker and cheaper
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What are plant-based proteins fortified with?
Vitamins and minerals
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What are the functions of fats in the body?
Fat provides energy, keeps us warm, protects internal organs and contains fat soluble vitamins A and D
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Why is it better to replace saturated fat with unsaturated fat?
Saturated fats raise the cholesterol level, which can lead to health problems so foods containing saturated fats should be eaten sparingly, or replaced with healthier options
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What is the technical term of a simple sugar?
A Monosaccharide
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What is the technical term of two or more sugars joined together?
Disaccharides
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Why do long distance runners eat starchy foods like pasta?
Energy from starches is released more slowly due to the fact that starches must be digested into sugars before the energy can be released
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Obesity can increase the risk of developing heart disease, true or false?

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True

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How can you maintain a healthy weight ?

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What foods should you cut down on to achieve a healthy diet?

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Why do manufacturers produce healthy option foods?

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