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A Balanced Diet: food types

Students use this deatiled resource consisting of ten slides with diagrams, written explanation and voice-over to identify the names and sources of food types needed in a balanced diet and the different uses of food in the body. There is a two-question quiz and a summary slide.


Malnutrition (sk- Intel)

This set of eight illustrated slides with voice-over explanations and a two-question quiz addresses aspects of under nutrition such as deficiencies in protein, vitamin C, iron, vitamin D and fibre.


Laptop wrap – functional foods

A page with a focus on functional foods and their role in a healthy diet, with supporting activities and links to online resources.


A Balanced Diet

This resource consists of 3 illustrated slides with voice over presenting information about how the human body requires food for growth and repair, energy and health what is a balanced diet as well as two brief student activities.



This collection of interactive and printable resources introduces the names for animals (both pets and farm animals) and the functions to say what they eat. It features simple possessive pronouns 'il mio' and 'la mia', verbs 'mangiare' and 'avere', and the use of 'un' and 'una'. Translations, solutions and flashcards are ...


Introductory food vocabulary

This is a collection of digital activities and printable worksheets for the Italian language curriculum focusing on what foods and drinks people like most, eat at mealtimes, and buy and cook, and on common instructions in recipes. It introduces the words for many foods and drinks, and words and expressions used for mealtimes. ...


In digestion

Follow the passage of food through the human body. Select foods and drinks and decide how to digest them. For example, choose to chew, to add saliva to the mouth or add gastric juices to the stomach. Watch how the body reacts to changes. Find out more about digestion along the way and answer questions.