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New Food Pyramid

Added: 07 Dec 2016 Contributor: Scoilnet Resource type: Guide/notes / Reference

Downloadable poster by safefood website. Poster visually displays the new Food Pyramid released by Minister Corcoran Kennedy. Resource aims to increase awareness of healthy eating choices in Ireland. The guidelines reflect best international evidence.

How it maps to the curriculum

Home Economics

Strand: 1. Food, Health & Culinary Skills

Strand unit: 10. Healthy Balanced Diet - Role of Nutrients

Suggestions for use: Use the food pyramid to inform students of the new guidelines. Students should be encouraged to plan their daily eating habits around the food pyramid to achieve a healthy, balanced diet. Lesson idea: Print out the old pyramid and new pyramid for students to compare and evaluate the changes happening in the food pyramid for their school.

Key Skills:

  • Staying Well
  • Managing Myself

Meta information

  • Asset type: Online Resource
  • Language: English
  • Rights: All rights reserved
  • Cost: No
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