NEA 2 Teaching Resources

For Food Preparation and Nutrition GCSE

How to carry out nutritional analysis of a recipe

You may be asked to make healthy dishes or improve a range of recipes to make them healthier. Use The Nutrition Program to input the ingredients in your recipe, then check on the Nutrition charts to see the energy value and range of nutrients provided.

The Program has a Traffic Light system, like food labels in supermarkets and you can see at a glance if your recipe shows green, amber or red for different nutrients. We also show RI (Reference Intake) so you can see how your recipe meets your daily needs. You can download the Nutrition charts or print off a food label with all this information for your portfolio.

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You may be asked to make healthy dishes or improve a range of recipes to make them healthier. Use The Nutrition Program to input the ingredients in your….

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When you input your recipe, you decide how many portions it serves. You can see the results on the Nutrition charts and find out if your portions are too large or….

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