What is balanced diet? Balanced diet contains the correct proportion of the seven main groups of food.
Seven main groups of food 1. Carbohydrates 6. Minerals 2. Proteins 7. Water 3. Fats 4. Vitamins 5. Dietary Fibres
A food pyramid shows the correct proportion of food groups in our daily diet. Foods that should be taken SPARINGLY Foods that should be taken MODERATELY Foods that should be taken MORE Foods that should be taken MOST
Question Identify the food group(s) in which each part of the foods shown in the food pyramid belongs.
Fats & minerals Vitamins, Minerals & Fibres Proteins Vitamins, Minerals & Fibres Carbohydrates wate r
Activity Q. Can you think any other way, besides testing, to determine the nutritional content of foods? A: read food labels
Activity instructions: �Each groups is provided with 1 food sample (containing food label) �Discuss with your team mates on what kind of information is given on the food label. �Examine the food labels and write it on the record sheet given to you accordingly.
List of food products provided for this activity: - Cintan non-fried noodles Dried figs Horlick’s cereal drink Jacob’s Hi-Cal vegetable crackers Jasmine green tea Lexus sandwich calcium crackers Maggi Instant noodles Quaker oatmeal