The science of nutrition and healthy eating
The science of nutrition and healthy eating

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The science of nutrition and healthy eating

1.1 Dietary advice from around the world

Dietary advice from around the world tends to be very similar but can be explained in different ways.

In the next activity you will look at dietary advice from different countries.

Activity 2 Dietary advice from Japan, India, Mexico, USA, Canada and the Mediterranean

Allow approximately 20 minutes.

Figures 3–8 are some food guides from other countries around the world. Compare them with the UK Eatwell Guide. Do you think any of them provide better advice?

Write two or three sentences in the box below the figures. Click ‘Save’ when you are satisfied with what you have written.

Figure 3 Japan’s food guide
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Figure 4 India’s food guide
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Figure 5 Mexico’s food guide
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Figure 6 USA’s food guide
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Figure 7 Canada’s food guide
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Figure 8 Mediterranean diet pyramid
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