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1

How many portions of fruit and vegetables should we eat a day?

5 portions

2

How many grams of fruit and vegetables should we eat a day?

400g

3

Name two dietary diseases that can be prevented by eating more fruit and vegetables?

Heart disease and Diabetes

4

What is the dietary goal for oily fish?

Oily fish consumption to increase to one portion per person (140g) per week

5

State two ways you can meet oily fish dietary goals at dinner and lunch

Have a salmon burger for lunch
Have tuna on a baked potato for dinner

6

What is the benefit to the body of eating more oily fish?

Contains omega 3

7

Should fibre intake increase or decrease?

Increase

8

Name two dietary which are prevented by eating fibre

Constipation and coronary heart disease

9

What is the dietary goal for carbohydrates?

Total carbohydrate to be maintained at 50% of dietary energy

10

What is the benefit to the body of eating carbohydrate?

Provides slow release energy, low in fat and provides ACE vitamins

11

How can we meet the dietary target for carbohydrates?

Have a curry with rice for dinner

12

What is the maximum amount of red meat we should eat per day?

70g per day

13

What dietary diseases can be prevented by limiting red meat?

Heart disease and hypertension

14

What is the dietary goal for Total Fat intake?

Total fat to reduce to no more than 35% of food energy

15

State two ways we can meet dietary goal for total fat intake?

Eat fruit e.g banana at break instead of crisps
Buy reduced fat meat