These include a presentation, a recipe modification sheet, menu planners and a blank Eatwell Guide and food cards for a sorting activity.OCR’s resources are provided to support the teaching of OCR specifications, but in no way constitute an endorsed teaching method that is required by the Board and the decision to use them lies with the individual teacher.This series of nine case studies on different aspects of energy and nutrients allows pupils to explore the importance of a healthy diet in different contexts.
is an online diet and physical activity tool for young people aged 11 – 16 .
It offers a friendly and engaging way for young people to receive feed back on their food and drink choices and levels of physical activity A programme to calculate the nutritional content of recipes and diets.
It focuses on the importance of obtaining a healthy balanced diet by taking into consideration the nutritional content of the main commodity groups: - Bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods - Fruit and vegetables - Milk and dairy foods - Meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein - Foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar.
Learners will develop an understanding of the relationship between diet and health.
Our learning and activities sheets make learning to read food labels fun for kids.
Chef Solus takes the mystery out of the food labels so kids can develop healthy habits at a young age.Students can use a nutrition program to analyse the diets of different groups of people and give advice on how the diet could be improved.A range of scenarios can be used to cover the macro and micronutrients, as highlighted in the student task.Whilst every effort is made to ensure the accuracy of the content, OCR cannot be held responsible for any errors or omissions within these resources.We update our resources on a regular basis, so please check the OCR website to ensure you have the most up to date version.© OCR 2017 - This resource may be freely copied and distributed, as long as the OCR logo and this message remain intact and OCR is acknowledged as the originator of this work.Common misconceptions or difficulties students may have Learners will already have been introduced to the key concept of obtaining a balanced diet by using the eatwell guide, which considers the main commodity groups.They are unlikely, however, to have an in-depth understanding of the function of all of the nutrients listed in the specification and common misconceptions usually develop over the functions of the individual micronutrients.As future consumers and possible developers of food, learners should be educated to make informed choices which ensure a secure supply of their food and utilise sustainable production methods.Allow learners opportunities to demonstrate their nutritional understanding of the health implications of a range of different lifestyle scenarios and give advice on how the diet of individuals could be improved.This is achieved by studying the types, sources, functions and deficiencies of the macronutrients: protein, carbohydrate, fat and the micronutrients: vitamins and minerals.This will assist in their understanding of current major diet-related illnesses.