Think Before You Start - Discuss

Why do we call some foods ‘junk food’?

Can you eat any junk food if you have a ‘healthy lifestyle’?

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Quick-Fire Questions

  1. What do you understand as a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle?
  2. What are your favourite healthy alternatives to junk food, and why?
  3. Do you think schools everywhere should ban junk food, and why?
  4. How would you encourage students at your school to eat more healthily and have a healthy lifestyle?

Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?

Junk food: unhealthy food that is high in calories from sugar or fat and low in nutritional value.

Healthy lifestyle: a way of living that reduces the risk of illness through eating a good diet, exercising and getting a good sleep.

Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!

Eating junk food on a regular basis is bad for you as it can lead too health risks such as obesity diabetes hart problems and breathing isues

Stretch Yourself...

Write a short letter to persuade the kitchen staff at school to make sure they are keeping you healthy.

Go Create...

Design a body made from the different kinds of junk food. Look at the artist Giuseppe Arcimboldo’s artwork for inspiration.

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