Health issues

Diet through life

Explore the diet through life.

Health issues

Explore diet related health issues.


Explore diet and lifestyle.

Additional resources

Resources to support teaching and learning about diet and health

This section provides information to help teach about diet related health issues.

A number of PowerPoint presentations, at foundation and extension levels, provide an overview of the different health issues. The presentations are supported by note sheets, which encourage students to take notes during lessons.


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 links below. For further support using Kahoot, take a look at our kahoot user guide.


Coronary Heart Disease quiz

Cancer quiz

Obesity quiz

Malnutrition quiz

The development and maintenance of healthy teeth quiz

Bone health throughout life quiz

Diet, insulin and blood glucose quiz

Unpleasant reactions to food quiz

PowerPoint presentations:

Note sheets:

Additional resources:


CommNet is an EU project that communicates food, fisheries, agriculture and biotechnology research to young people.

To support this the CommNet FAB Toolkit has been created.  Careful consideration has been placed on the learning needs of children and young people, as well as the concepts introduced. Educators are free to select the resources most suitable to the learning needs of their children and young people, supporting those with special educational needs.

The toolkit is divided into four phases:

Health issues resources: