Flashcards in Dietary Goals test questions Deck (15)
How many portions of fruit and vegetables should we eat a day?
How many grams of fruit and vegetables should we eat a day?
Name two dietary diseases that can be prevented by eating more fruit and vegetables?
Heart disease and Diabetes
What is the dietary goal for oily fish?
Oily fish consumption to increase to one portion per person (140g) per week
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
What is the benefit to the body of eating more oily fish?
Contains omega 3
Should fibre intake increase or decrease?
Name two dietary which are prevented by eating fibre
Constipation and coronary heart disease
What is the dietary goal for carbohydrates?
Total carbohydrate to be maintained at 50% of dietary energy
What is the benefit to the body of eating carbohydrate?
Provides slow release energy, low in fat and provides ACE vitamins
How can we meet the dietary target for carbohydrates?
Have a curry with rice for dinner
What is the maximum amount of red meat we should eat per day?
70g per day
What dietary diseases can be prevented by limiting red meat?
Heart disease and hypertension
What is the dietary goal for Total Fat intake?
Total fat to reduce to no more than 35% of food energy