Carbohydrates and health: Lesson plan

Investigate the role of cereals and cereal products in a varied diet. Comment on the importance of carbohydrates in the diet and how cereal and grain dishes can contribute. Use a nutrition analysis programme to calculate the energy and nutrients provided by a dish (or dishes) in relation to a specific diet.

Investigate the role of cereals and cereal products in a varied diet.Β  Comment on the importance of carbohydrates in the diet and how cereal and grain dishes can contribute.

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Investigate the role of cereals and cereal products in a varied diet.Β  Comment on the importance of carbohydrates in the diet and how cereal and grain dishes can contribute.
Discover more about the two different sources of carbohydrate that provide dietary energy.
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14-16 Food Science Activity Information Presentation