Duration: 1½ Weeks / 5¼ hours
NS CAPS, Page 15 and 49

After the completion of Topic 3 the learners will be able to:

  • explain what a balanced diet is
  • describe that a balanced diet includes consumption of sufficient quantities of food from all four nutrient groups
  • explain that a balanced diet includes consumption of water and fibre
  • evaluate a given diet to determine if it contains food from all nutrient groups
  • identify diseases that could be diet related.

Content and Concepts: Please select a sub-category below.

toolsYou will need


  • Computer
  • Data projector
  • Speakers
  • Internet connection

Powerpoints and Photocopies

Available on category pages
  • PowerPoints
  • Worksheets
  • Quiz

School Resources

  • Scissors
  • Glue


  • Magazines or supermarket advertisements with pictures of food