Tuesday, 28 October 2014

Healthy shoping reading activity

  1. How does the article recommend to follow a healthy pathway when shopping at a grocery store/supermarket?  SHARE
    1. The outer aisles usually contain the healthiest food. Visiting the inner aisles later in your shopping trip will reduce the chances of you over doing it one snacks and processed foods.
  1. We can buy plenty of fruit and vegetables that are frozen or canned. What does the article suggest are the pros (positives) and cons (negatives) of frozen and canned food? SHARE
  • Frozen or canned fruit are convenient.
  • Spoilage is less of a concern.
  • High quality brands will succeed in supplying  fresh produce when it comes to taste and nutrition.
  • Sometimes frozen vegetables are packed with extra salt and fat.
  • Don’t buy frozen vegetables that have large dents, a swollen appearance, or is leaking.
  • Some of them have sauces or additives.

  1. What other helpful healthy advice does this article give for our grocery shopping? SHARE
    1. Choose vegetable that look fresh and colourful. Most should be crisp and firm. When choosing fruits, avoid ones that are bruised.
  2. Below is a chart to complete. Get your parents grocery list and enter the items into this recommended healthy heart guide adapted from  SHARE


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