Fat provides 16 kilojoules per 1 gram consumed
Fibre provides 8 kilojoules per 1 gram consumed
Protein provides 17 kilojoules per 1 gram consumed
Carbohydrates provide 16 kilojoules per 1 gram consumed
Cholesterol is found in all foods of animal origin and most foods of plant origin.
Cholesterol intake is the nutritional factor that is most strongly associated with high blood cholesterol levels.
Cholesterol is a poisonous substance that is detoxified in the liver then excreted via the kidneys.
Cholesterol is not only found in food, it is also produced by the human body and is required for many vital metabolic processes.
A high glycaemic index food will release sugar slowly into the blood.
Glycaemic Index is the ranking of carbohydrates according to their impact on blood sugar levels.
Glycaemic Index refers to the amount of complex starchy carbohydrate present in foods.
Glycaemic Index refers to the amount of carbohydrate present in foods.
Dissemination of local food varieties, production methods and consumption patterns throughout the world
A term used to describe the agricultural revolution
Used to describe a family's diet that comes from the local community garden
We are much closer to the origins of our food beliefs
Growth of cells within the body.
The main source of energy to fuel your body even when fat and carbohydrate are in abundance in the diet.
Repair and maintenance of cells within the body.
Regulation of hormones within the body.
Evolution of Food Safety regulations.
This was a period of time when matters of sustainability, ethics and ecology were questioned.
This is when food preservation techniques such as pasteurisation were discovered.
Invention of Mass produced chemical fertilisers and pesticides.
200 years ago
50 years ago
400,000 years ago
10 years ago
Lots of Carbs, barely any protein
Famine was infrequent
Minimally Processed, all wild
Famine was frequent
The fat from domestic animals is better than wild
The fat from wild animals had less saturated fat than current domestic animals
They were over weight from storing up energy for famine
Plant derived fat is good - eg seeds and nuts. As it is relatively unrefined.
It is in everything
Prevention of CVD
To aid weight loss
Prevention of Chronic Disease
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