Nutrition and Hydration

Learner statement Level 3 Diploma Health and Social Care Learner Name: PRETTY NZAMA

Unit Title: 672 – Promote nutrition and hydration in health and social care settings
Learner statement | Assessor Use Only- Assessment Criteria Met |
Learner to provide narrative under each statement of how they meet the criteria.   You must provide answers to each question that allow your assessor to properly assess what work duties you are doing or what role you have within your work. It expected that you will need approximately 300 words per question. The more detail you provide the less likely your account will be sent back for more clarification. You must answer each question in your own words and written in the first person meaning “I do this”. A tip is always to keep in mind the “who, why, how, where and when” in each answer. Learning Outcome 1 -Understand what makes up a balanced diet1.1 Define the main food groups -It is a balanced diet which is divided into five groups in order for our bodies to be healthy. Firstly it is   Carbohydrates. This group contains of starchy food such as pasta, potatoes, rice, oats, noodles ,sweet potatoes, bread, breakfast cereal and many more. We should eat 3 to 5 of it throughout the day and try to spread with every meal including snacks. Carbohydrates gives us energy, calcium and vitamin Wholegrain   gives us fibre which helps to keep digestive system healthy.2.Protein,this group contains fish, meat, eggs, beans, peas,soya,corn etc. These foods gives us protein, iron, minerals and vitamin. This helps our bodies to grow and repair itself,. We should eat 2 to 3 serving of this every day. 3 . Milk and dairy products. This group contains of milk, yoghurt, milkshakes, cheese etc. This group contains of protein, calcium, vitamins A, D,B12.All these dairy products keep our bones and teeth strong and we should eat at least three serving of this everyday. 4.Fruit and vegetables. This group contains of fresh, canned, frozen, dried fruit and...