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EATING HABITS

Good & healthy habits to


prevent health problem (related to
bad eating habits)
Good eating habits : right
frequency, time of eating, type of
food consume

EATING HABITS

Examples of good eating habits :


Eating food that is nutritious &
constitutes a balances diet
Chewing the food well easy to
digest
Eating at specific time to avoid
stomach ulcers
Avoiding the habit of eating too much
@ not eating at all
Eating food that has a variety of
nutrients with plenty of fibres

HEALTH PROBLEMS
GASTRITIS
OBESITY
ANEROXIA NERVOSA
BULIMIA NERVOSA

GASTRITIS
Caused by bad eating habits (eating
too late & not at specific time)
The empty stomach stimulates the
stomach to secrete more gastric juice
which contain HCl acid
The gastric juice acts on the walls of
the stomach, causing inflammation of
the stomach gastritis long period
stomach lining may be eroded to form
ulcer gastric ulcer
Symptoms :
Sharp pain in the stomach, Weight loss
Loss of appetite, vomiting

GASTRITIS

OBESITY
Excessive body weight due to the
intake of too much food that rich in
carbohydrates & fats.
Body weight is 20% more than the
actual body weight with respect to
the height.
Easily contract other diseases such as
high blood pressure (hypertension),
heart diseases & diabetes mellitus

OBESITY
BMI =

body weight (kg)


height (m) x height (m)

Can be avoided in the following ways :


Reduce the intake of food which is
rich in carbohydrates & fats
Exercise frequently
Do not tempted to eat between
meals

OBESITY

ANEROXIA NERVOSA
A psychological disease which usually
occurs among young women who feel
they are too fat & not attractive
An eating disorder refrain from
eating & exercise excessively
Symptoms :
Excessive loss of weight, mental &
emotional problems & malnutrition

Urgent treatment by specialists is


required, can cause death if not
treated.

ANEROXIA
NERVOSA

BULIMIA NERVOSA
A health problem related to bad
eating habits
Eat excessively & then induce
vomiting by putting her fingers
down her throat
Weight loss, malnutrition,
emotional & mental
disturbances.

BULIMI
A
NERVO
SA

EVALUATING NUTRIENT
CONTENTS OF FOOD
Criteria have to be considered when
choosing food :
The nutrient content
The freshness
The presence of chemical substances
(artificial flavourings, preservatives &
colourings not good for health & can cause
cancer

Food Act (1983) & Food Regulation (1985)


: all processed food must have a food
label to show the nutrient content of
the food, the chemical substances used &
the expiry date of the food