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WHAT ARE WE TALKING
ABOUT TODAY?
Today we will be talking about looking
after our bodies by eating healthily
WHY IS FOOD IMPORTANT?
* Food gives us energy for playing and
working
* Our body uses energy all the time
* It is important to eat three meals every
day to stay healthy and feeling good
All About Food
*The useful parts of food are
called nutrients.
*Nutrients are used to help
our body grow and repair
itself.
There are lots of different types of food.
All of these foods are needed in a balanced diet.
Fruit
Meat
Vegetables
Bread
Cheese
Fish
Eggs
Nuts
Grains
Sugar and Fat
If you eat lots of fatty foods, you might get ______.
Eating too much sugar is
bad for your ________ and might mean you have __________. If you eat too
much sugar instead of other foods, like ________ your diet won’t be balanced.
Fruit and Vegetables
Fruit and vegetables have lots of __________ in them. You also get most of your
__________ from fruit and vegetables. Vitamins are useful for keeping you
_____________ and for stopping you getting __________. You get
___________ in fruit and vegetables. They help to keep you healthy.
USE THESE WORDS TO HELP YOU
fibre
health
vegetables
minerals
fat
vitamins
fillings
teeth
healthy
ill
Foods for activity and growth
Answer true if the food helps you grow, false if it does not.
milk
fish
beans
chicken
sweets
Circle the foods that give you energy
Answer true if the food gives you energy, false if it does not.
vegetables
chocolate
bread
rice
WHAT DO WE HAVE TO DO?
Working in pairs, design a healthy menu
for your new café. Think of a name for
your café and several starters, main
meals, desserts and drinks.
Remember - healthy, nutritious and
tasty!
INTRODUCTION
 Present the first two slides of the PowerPoint and read the objective and focus for
the lesson

Ask “What do we mean by healthy eating?”
DISCUSSION
 Show the next slide containing the question “Why is food important?” (First
animation) Ask children why they think it is important. After discussion, show next
three animations

Show next slide and tell class about nutrients in food

Show next slide and discuss the importance of a balanced diet
TASK

Display next slide and ask children to fill in the blanks on a healthy diet
Display next slide and ask children to decide which foods fit into which groups.
 Ask them to work in pairs to produce a healthy, tasty menu for their café. Children
to give café a name and create starters, main courses, puddings and drinks

For extension children can complete worksheet two