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Creation of Food Solutions for Healthy Eating

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Australian Curriculum

“Technologies / Design and Technologies / Years 9 and 10 / Design and Technologies Knowledge and Understanding / ACTDEK045

Content Description

Investigate and make judgments on how the principles of food safety, preservation, preparation, presentation and sensory perceptions influence the creation of food solutions for healthy eating


preparing and presenting foods using a range of techniques to ensure optimum nutrient content, flavour, texture and visual appeal, for example designing and producing a healthy snack for the canteen and using food photography and digital technologies to promote the item in a healthy eating campaign.”


Australian Guide to Healthy Eating



Australian Dietary Guidelines

National Health and Medical Research Council: Nutrition

Teens Health

Translating the science behind eating well and staying healthy

World Health Organisation




Example of a Year 9 Health Unit incorporating this curriculum (created and designed by me)


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