Diet and health

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

Welcome to the Diet and Health module for students aged 11-16 years.


This module supports secondary school students learning about:

Diet through life

Health issues


Two levels of information, entitled foundation and extension, have been created to help with progression. Some areas will have foundation resources only, whereas others will have both foundation and extension. Within the interactive tutorials, for both foundation and extension, there are three levels of differentiation.


An exciting collection of interactive tutorials has been developed exploring:

Dieth through life


Healthy eating

A guide has been developed to help you make the most of the interactive tutorials.


Why not also try our online interactive Kahoot quizzes for this section. For support using Kahoot, take a look at our kahoot user guide.

Nutritional needs throughout life (foundation) quiz

Nutritional needs throughout life (extension) quiz

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

Sports nurtition quiz


There is also a video looking at the facts behind the headlines.


Last reviewed: 15/12/2017

Next review date: 01/09/2019