(the way that we eat) is very important if we want our bodies to
A healthy body can fight TB germs more easily that an
unhealthy body, which is not strong.
We should all try and eat a balanced diet.
This means that we
must eat foods which
Ø Give us energy;
Ø Build our bodies;
Ø Protect us against illness
|Group 1: Energy foods
especially brown bread
· Porridge, especially unsifted,
like mielie meal
· Rice and mielie rice
|Group 2: Body building
chicken and meat
· Milk, cheese and eggs
· Lentils, soya beans and other
|Group 3: Protective
|Raw fruit and vegetables contain
important minerals and vitamins to help your body to be healthy.
Vitamin C is found in oranges, tomatoes, guavas, cabbage etc. You
should eat some orange and some green vegetables as these
|Foods to avoid
(like Creamora or Ellis Brown)
· Polony and viennas
· Cakes, biscuits, sweets
· Fizzy cool drink in cans
These foods have
no nutritional value, and are known as "Junk Foods".
Don’t waste your money on these foods