Learn about carbohydrates from Team GB cyclist Mark Stewart.
Find out how a healthy diet includes a variety of fruits and vegetables as well as protein and energy.
Discover how lipids, oils and fats play an important part in your diet - and ice-cream making - in this KS3 Biology article.
Find out why vitamins and minerals are essential substances found in our diet.
Learn how the digestive system breaks food down into forms that the body can use.
Learn about poo in this KS3 guide.
Learn how to model digestion using a pair of tights.
Dietary fibre is found in food. Find out about its important role in digestion.
Discover what food energy is and how knowledge of it can help you perform better.
A visual explanation of starch.
A simple, step-by-step, visual guide showing you how to turn starch into glucose inside your mouth.
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