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    Learn English > English lessons and exercises > English test #127688: Vocabulary: eating well
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    Vocabulary: eating well


     

    Feeding oneself and others can be quite a job! 

    To reduce the risks of diseases, we should consume healthy food, and educate our childtren

     to do so too. Sugar (confectionary, soft drinks and sodas), fat and alcohol are enemies to people's health. They should be avoided.

    Unfortunately, most foods with the "best" tastes are not necessarily the healthiest ones and most people have to fight all their lives to keep their dietary balance!

     

                                 


    Every meal should be 'sensible" (or balanced)...

     

    We should always eat proteins, carbohydrates (starchy food), a limited quantity of fat, 

    vegetables (raw or cooked to repletion) a dairy product and a fruit... 


     The food business/ the food trade           
     Foodstuffs 
     Perishable foods/ perishables 
     A food 
     To feed somebody 
     Dietetics (sing)
     Dietary 
     A vegetarian 
     A vegan
     Nutritious 
     Protein/ high protein                                                                                                                  
     Calories

    - the food value in something

    - the staple diet

    - to eat sensibly

    - A low/ high calorie diet


                                                                  

                                For some people, STEVIA is better than sugar... 

            

     Wholesome/ unwholesome                                                                                             
     Light// heavy 
     It's off! 
     Low-fat 
     Mouldy 

    - To have an attack of indigestion

    - To starve to death/ to be starving

    - To die of starvation

    - A vitamin deficiency


                                         


     Digestion/ indigestion 
     To digest/ digestible/ indigestible                                                                                         
     Eatable/ uneatable/ 
     Edible/ inedible 


                                                


     To feed oneself on something                      
     To subsist 
     A ration 
     Undernourishment                                                                                                                   
     Malnutrition 
     Hunger 


                     

    In all cases, QUANTITY is important too. Obviously, we shouldn't forget to EXERCISE on a regular basis too... It can even be fun !


    I hope you've liked this lesson and will use it well!  Go for the test with enthusiasm...

     



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    1. 'Your mother has asked you to her cat while she’s away… She’d be very angry if she knew Silky was alone and hungry…'



    2. 'As the ham was , I decided to have eggs instead; I hope you won’t mind!'



    3. 'It’s only 11 and I’m already ...' 'Well, girl, you should have a bigger breakfast!'



    4. In some developing countries, children very often suffer from ! They’re not given the right food to develop well!



    5. On the contrary, in our industrial countries, more and more kids suffer from as they feed on junk food and refuse to eat vegetables, which are so good for our health…



    6. 'I’ve always bought food for my kids! Yet they are eager for fast food restaurants and junk food! Isn’t that a terrible failure?'



    7. The basic rules of nutrition are simple: three correct portions of varied food in three meals a day, and drink a lot of water!



    8. 'Wheat, rice and dairy products form the of the Punjabi people.You’ll get used to it!'



    9. There are so many variations between , vegetalians, vegans, flexitarians etc… that it’s difficult to have clear ideas…



    10. 'Kevin rejects meat, fish, seafood but also dairy products (cheese, butter, cream,…), eggs, and other animal products such as honey!' 'Oh I see! He is a !'












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