YOU ARE WHAT YOU EAT… Click on the tabs below to find out more! 1 2 3 4
1 What is the RDA (recommended daily allowance) of fat for a 13 year old boy? How about a girl? 86g 72g But how much fat is there is the food we eat?
= 18 g fat (per loaf) = 1 g fat (per bag) = 14 g fat = 34 g fat = 4 g fat = 8 g fat = 14 g fat = 11 g fat (per bag)
2 What is the RDA salt intake for a 13 year old boy? How about a girl? 6g 6g But how much salt is there is the food we eat?
= 0.6 g salt (per bowl) = 0.3 g salt (per slice) = 1.8 g salt = 4.2 g salt (per tin) = 2.2 gsalt = 3.4 gsalt = 1 g salt = 0.4 g salt
3 How many calories in a Big Mac? 492 calories (and 23g of fat)
4 What is the recommended daily calorie intake for a 13 year old boy? • There are: • 19 calories in a salad • 105 in a banana • 139 in a can of Coke • 207 in regular Macdonald’s fries • 294 in a Mars Bar • 429 in a kebab 2300
5 What is the recommended daily calorie intake for a 13 year old girl? • There are: • 74 calories in a biscuit • 80 in an apple • 126 in a samosa • 235 in a croissant • 245 in a jacket potato • 263 in a pizza 2100
6 Use this website to work out the calorie content of your favourite meal. 5 5
8 Name 3 ways of speeding up our metabolic rates (the way we burn calories in a our bodies): • Move more (anything from exercise to simply tapping our feet!) • Eat breakfast! • Get a good night’s sleep • Eat little and often
You are what you eat… • How do we decide what to eat? • Who tells us what and how much to eat? • Why do they tell us this? • Where else in the world are people told these things, where are they not?