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Healthy Eating Homework - good sites?

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roisin Sat 12-Feb-05 20:02:45

Does anyone know a good website with nutritional information. We've got some good stuff on calcium, but we're looking for some basic details on vitamins, e.g.:

An 30g orange contains 14 mg Vitamin C
A 25g carrot contains 25 mg Vitamin A

That sort of thing. Any suggestions?

(Those figures are completely fabricated btw

Christie Sat 12-Feb-05 20:34:43

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Christie Sat 12-Feb-05 20:49:52

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roisin Sat 12-Feb-05 21:18:23

Christie - THANK YOU
The British Nutrition Foundation site is great!

Casmie Sun 13-Feb-05 14:07:37

Be wary of Dr Gillian McKeith, for one thing she's not even a doctor - and most of the rest of the time talks complete utter bollocks. Good site for finding other stuff about her quackery is Dr Gillian McKeith - links at the bottom for other information including the series of Guardian "bad science awards" she "won".

Hulababy Sun 13-Feb-05 15:15:19

Dole5aday has lots of information about fruit and veg, and healthy eating.

roisin Sun 13-Feb-05 19:09:14

Thanks Hula - Dole site is great; just what we're looking for.

There's a great bit where you can put in very accurately all the fruit/veg you've eaten for the day and the quantities, and it calculates what vitamins, minerals, etc. your diet contains.

Hulababy Sun 13-Feb-05 20:05:20

I remember using the site for a combined food tech/ICT project. It was really useful, and as it is specifically aimed a chilldren, even better.

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