70% of the population is now overweightaccording to official figures.
Extrememly fat or overweight.
Obesity is now a real problems for teenagers.
Teenagers who are obese are often bullied at school.
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A mental illness in which people eat far too little or far too much food and are unhappy with their bodies.
Bulimia and anorexia are types of eating disorder. Both are beoming more common.
Any substance which plants or animals need in order to live and grow.
A healthy diet should consist of all the essentialnutrients.
This meal is very nutritious.
The food and drink usually eaten or drunk by a person or group.
When someone eats less food, or only particular types of food, because they want to become thinner or for medical reasons.
It is important to have a healthy diet. People must eat plenty of fruit and vegetables.
I’ve been on a diet now for four weeks, and I’ve lost about one kilo.
Eating more than your body needs.
There is evidence that overeating is one of the main causes of obesity..
A food that is used with other foods in the preparation of a particular dish.
The ingredients of the dish include nuts, raisins, and parsley.
A condition that makes a person become ill or develop skin or breathing problems because they have eaten certain foods or been near certain substances.
Allergies are becoming more common, and this could be connected to diet.
Iif I eat nuts, I have an allergic reaction. I cannot breath properly.
A substance which is added to food in order to improve its taste or appearance or to preserve it.
This food is full of additives so I’m not going to eat it.
To stop something from happening.
Lots of exercise wil prevent a heart attack.
The prevention of health problems should be encouraged by the government. For example, they could ban the advertising of fast food to children.
Often changing and being different.
When preparing meals, you need to think aboutvariety and taste as well as nutritional value.