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Using Eating Explained

Making healthy-lifestyle lessons more interesting

Eating Explained is designed to help teachers deliver more interesting lessons about diet, nutrition and exercise.  It's particularly aimed at helping those with no particular specialism in the area of health education.

In an IT room or in front of a class

There's enough there to take a class up to an IT room for an hour for students to work through activities at their own pace and it's also useful for adding variety to a classroom lesson.

Everyone knows that eating an apple is better for you than eating a bag of .

The problem is not so much about simply describing a healthy diet (though this is important) but also allowing students the chance to discuss why a healthy lifestyle is important and why people often don't choose one.

Choose activities to support your particular teaching plan

Eating Explained is not a course, as such, though it covers a spectrum of topics from elementary biology through eating disorders to supermarket design.

What we hope to do is to allow teachers to pick activities that support the topic that they're covering at the time.

See all the activities