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Why shouldn't I eat junk food?

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A fun and informative guide to nutrition and healthy eating, which answers questions such as “Why does junk food taste so good?”, “What are food additives?”, “What is processed food?” and “Can I still eat burgers?” Includes simple recipes for healthy snacks and burgers, ideas for taking more exercise and information on food labels, advertising and how food is grown. Written in a clear, factual style with bright, stylish illustrations and internet links to recommended websites to find out more. The importance of healthy and balanced eating for a healthy lifestyle is now part of the UK National Curriculum for Personal, Social and Health Education (PSHE).

Book information

Age
9+
Key Stage
KS2 E, PSHE
BIC CBMC
C3N79
Paperback
ISBN: 9780746087558
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 225 x 150mm
Library edition hardback
ISBN: 9781409599616
Extent: 48 pages
Dimensions: 225 x 150mm
Author/Editor
Kate Knighton
Illustrator
Adam Larkum

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“This formative guide is clear, simple and factual, without being preachy. It is a good way to introduce children to the reasons why healthy eating is so important. Topics, such as food groups, processed food, the importance of exercise, Fairtrade, organic food and genetically modified food are all handled in a conversational style. With easy step-by-step recipes and alternative lunch box suggestions, accompanied by vibrant illustrations, this book is sure to be a hit with parents, teachers and children.”

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