Videos: The process of digestion

Discover the process of digestion.


Explore the needs and requirements for energy in the diet.


Explore the needs and requirements for nutrients in the diet.

Dietary fibre and water

Explore the needs for dietary fibre and water.


Explore the effect of alcohol in the diet.

Nutritional needs

Explore different nutritional needs.

The digestion process

Explore the digestion of food.

Two PowerPoint presentations, at foundation level and extension levels, provide an overview of the needs and requirements for energy in the diet. 

The energy photomontage contains images of a variety of popular methods of weight loss. This has been collated to provoke class discussion. Students may wish to create their own photomontage, using this example as a guide. (BNF does not endorse the methods highlighted.)

Why not also try our new online quizzes on Kahoot, a game-based learning platform, which correspond to each of the lectures. The link with instructions on how to play can be found at the end of each PowerPoint or on the link below. For further support using Kahoot, take a look at our kahoot user guide.

Kahoot - Energy requirements quiz 

PowerPoint presentations:

Fact sheets: