Food Chart | 4 Food Groups by health benefits | Basic Food Chart

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Food Chart | 4 Food Groups by health benefits | Basic Food Chart

Eat something form each group every day

FOOD CHART

Group 1 – Building
Body Building Foods
build the body and prevent the tissues wearing out

  • Milk
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Meat
  • Fish

Many vegetable foods such as peas and beans, bread and potatoes, help in body-building; bu they are not such good body-builders as these five.
Group 2 – Energy
provide fuel for the body

  • Potatoes
  • Bread
  • Flour
  • Oatmeal
  • Rice
  • Sago
  • Sugar
  • Dried Fruit
  • Honey
  • Cheese
  • Butter
  • Margarine
  • Dripping
  • Suet
  • Lard
  • Bacon
  • Ham

Group 3 – Protective
give protection from illness

  • Milk
  • Butter
  • Margarine
  • Cheese
  • Eggs
  • Herrings (fresh,canned or salt)
  • Salmon (fresh or conned)
  • Liver

Group 4 – Protective

  • Potatoes
  • Carrots
  • Fruit (fresh or canned, but not dried)
  • Green vegetables (fresh or canned, but not dried)
  • Salads
  • Tomatoes
  • Wholemeal bread-Brown bread

Protective foods are needed for proper nourishment. They build teeth and bones and help body to resist infection.
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