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’?Get the transcript
- What do you understand as a healthy diet and a healthy lifestyle?
- What are your favourite healthy alternatives to junk food, and why?
- Do you think schools everywhere should ban junk food, and why?
- 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
Write a short letter to persuade the kitchen staff at school to make sure they are keeping you healthy.
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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