Outcome1 1) Define the main food groups • Fruits - The fruit food group encompasses a wide range of fresh fruits and fruit products, including dried, frozen and canned fruit, and 100 percent fruit juice. • Vegetables - Any vegetable or 100% vegetable juice counts as a member of the Vegetable Group. Vegetables may be raw or cooked; fresh, frozen, canned, or dried/dehydrated; and may be whole, cut-up, or mashed. • Grains - Any food made from wheat, rice, oats, cornmeal, barley or another cereal grain is a grain product. Bread, pasta, oatmeal, breakfast cereals, tortillas, and grits are examples of grain products.
Unit 672 Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings Hazel Marsh 1.1 There are main food groups which an individual must include in their diet in order for it to be balanced, they consist of; * Fruit and vegetables * Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta, and other starchy foods * Meat, fish, eggs, beans, and other non-dairy sources of protein * Milk and dairy foods * Food and drinks high in fat and/or
Corn, millet, rice, cassava, plantain, green bananas, or varieties of yams may be used. For eating, the mixture is formed into small halls with three fingers of the right hand then dipped into sauces or relishes made from fish, meat, or vegetables – almost always spicy hot. G: Gumbo: with a consistency between a soup and a stew, gumbo is derived from the African Bantu word for okra. Simmered gently with spicy seasoning, okra, and other vegetables, gumbos take their name from the main seafood or meat ingredient and are usually served over wild rice. In America, gumbos are a treasured part of Creole cuisine.
Firstly, in order to obtain good health we need to consume a daily balanced diet. To do this, we must consume the daily amount of food requirements. In a balanced diet, there are seven essential components. These are: * Carbohydrates * Proteins * Minerals * Vitamins * Fat (Lipids) Carbohydrates are a simple sugar nutrient that provide energy and maintain a healthy body. Carbohydrates are formed of carbon, oxygen, and hydrogen as the basics.
The nutrients are and help the body by :- Carbohydrates:- these are a source of energy as are fats and proteins they provide fibre that is good for maintaining children's bowels. Fats:- these are needed for the body to absorb vitamins A and D Proteins:- help growth and repair. They are good for children's brain, skin and blood. Minerals:- these are iron, calcium, phosphorous and fluoride. Iron helps blood to carry oxygen, a lack of this causes anaemia.
Unit 4222-672 Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social acre setting Outcome 1 Understand what makes up a balanced diet 1) Define the main food groups • Fruit • Vegetables • Meat or pulses • Cereals • Dairy • Fats • Sugar 2) Identify the sources of essential nutrients • Carbohydrates can be found in foods such as fruit, vegetables, whole wheat products, potatoes, rice, cereals, pasta, bread etc • Proteins can be supplied through meats, poultry, fish, dairy products, pulses, Soya bean etc • Fats can be founding substances such as olive oil, nuts, lean meat and fish etc • Vitamins (A, B, C, D, E and K) can be found in fruit, vegetables, and dairy products. •
Vitamin A is needed | | | |for the growth and repair of body | | | |tissues, bone and tooth formation, and | | | |necessary for night vision. | | |Vitamin B6 |B-6 plays an important role in |Egg yolks, organ meats, dark green | | |converting fats, proteins and |vegetables | | |carbohydrates into usable energy for |
Proteins hasten wound healing while fat helps the body absorbed essential vitamins (e.g. Vitamin D, E and K). What is the importance of these fat-soluble vitamins? For starters, vitamin D plays a critical role in the body’s use of calcium and phosphorous. It increases the amount of calcium absorbed from the small intestine and helps form and maintain bones.
Insoluble non-starch polysaccharides includes: wheat, corn, rice. Vegetables and pulses. Soluble non-starch polysaccharides includes: apples, citrus fruits and oats. Non starch polysaccharides an important component of a healthy balanced diet obtained from vegetables and cereals. Sugars: sugars occur naturally in food, such as milk fruit or can be added as well if you wish.