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Welcome to Ireland


Mary wakes up in Derry and goes to eat breakfast. She chooses coco pops, but doesn’t care about the high level sugar they contain. She eats banana and toast with scrambled egg, from which she gets carbohydrates, protein and vitamins. She drinks a cup of tea with sugar.. That’s why her breakfast pyramid looks like this…


Morning ~ Irish Food Diary Results Oils, Fats & Sugars

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs & Nuts

Milk & Dairy Products

Bread, Cereals, Rice & Pasta

Vegetables & Fruits

7,8%

1,6%

4,5%

6,2%

6,0%


For lunch Mary makes an Ulster fry, full of fats and oils. She adds some vegetables, meat and bread and an egg as a dairy product and a glass of cola, which has plenty of sugar.


Afternoon ~ Irish Food Diary Results Oils, Fats & Sugars

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs & Nuts

Milk & Dairy Products

Bread, Cereals, Rice & Pasta

Vegetables & Fruits

14,1%

4,0%

3,1%

8,5%

7,8%


For dinner Mary eats an Irish stew, which contains a lot of vegetables, but also much fat. She drinks a glass of milk along with her dinner.


Evening ~ Irish Food Diary Results Oils, Fats & Sugars

10,8%

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs & Nuts

Milk & Dairy Products

Bread, Cereals, Rice & Pasta

Vegetables & Fruits

5,6%

3,1%

7,5%

9,4%


Throughout the day Mary eats a lot of fats, oils and sugars, gained mainly from the fry. Vegetables make up a large amount of the Irish stew and she gets her breads and carbohydrates mostly from breakfast. Meats and dairy products are consumed by Mary from each meal. That’s why Mary’s all day pyramid looks like this..


All Day ~ Irish Food Diary Results


Recommended Pyramid. Oils, Fats & Sugars

Meat, Poultry, Fish, Eggs & Nuts

Milk & Dairy Products

Bread, Cereals, Rice & Pasta

Vegetables & Fruits

9,7%

12,5%

15,3%

30,6%

31,9%


This PowerPoint was produced by pupils from Denmark, France, Germany, Ireland and Poland from data collected in each country by pupils who completed food diaries over a 14 day period.

Food diary Ireland  

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