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Kim's Diet On most days, her breakfast is very nutritious and healthy. She had two weetabix, which is high in fibre, low in fat and low in sugar. It will give her a balanced breakfast with a boost of energy to wake her up and should keep her going until lunchtime. High fibre foods will make her feel full for longer, so after a high fibre breakfast like weetabix, she is less likely to feel the need to snack in-between meals. Weetabix is good for Kim and it’s low in fat and has only 3% fat content. Two biscuits = 129kcal.

She then normally has a coffee. Caffeine is a stimulant, which picks you up when your feeling tired. It will get her energy going, but it has no nutritional value. High amounts of caffeine can cause rapid heart beat, high blood pressure, and inability to sleep, and should be consumed in moderation.

She should now realise that drinking coffee can cause damage to her health if this is drank too often. She should be aiming to drink two litres of water each day. Water is the most important nutrient, as each cell in her body needs it to help it keep functioning correctly. Her body is made up of mostly water, which: is essential for digestion, nutrient absorption, helps control he body’s temperature, lubricates joints, help keep the skin healthy, and helps remove toxins from her body.

Her lunch was very healthy. Kim’s lunch was a chicken sandwich. Chicken is an excellent source of protein. Bread is a good source of carbohydrate; also known as starch (a slow realise of energy) a small amount of butter was added. Butter is a rich source of vitamin A needed for a wide range of functions in the body, for example good eye vision. Butter also contains other fat-soluble. Vitamin E, and vitamin K are also rich in trace minerals. The combination of Kim’s lunch I would say is…...

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