Special Diets - Leaving Certificate Home Economics
The following is a list of websites that may be useful to Leaving Certificate students when studying the chapter on Nutrition and Diet & Health. It may also be a guide for students when researching information for the Food Studies Coursework Journal in relation to Assignment 1 & 2.
Research information about this disease, the causes, effects and recipes and tips to help maintain a healthy lifestyle.
Irish Heart Foundation
Coronary heart disease is continuously problematic for many adults in Ireland. Find out the causes and signs and symptoms of an unhealthy heart.
This Irish based site offers advice and simple lifestyle changes that can help all ages prevent this bone disease.
Obesity in Ireland
General article looking at the situation in Ireland and the forces that lead to the problem. Offers advice too on on how to escape the associated problems.
Find out the types of diabetes and learn how people can live a healthy lifestyle by following a balanced diet.
Irritable Bowel Syndrome
Tis disease of the intestines is common in both men and women and of all ages. By reading the website, you can learn how maintaining a fibre rich diet and a healthy lifestyle can prevent this uncomfortable problem.
Healthy Eating for Adults
Find out tips and advice for adults to follow to ensure they look after their health as they get older.
Healthy Eating for the Elderly
An interesting site that promotes eating tips for the elderly.
Healthy Eating for Children
Colourful site that is useful for the 2012 assignment on school children as it offers healthy eating tips that parents can teach their children.
Test yourself with theses quizzes and activities
BBC Multipole Choice Quiz
Newsround: Healthy Eating Quiz