• Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month
Page
  1. 1
    1
  2. 2
    2
  3. 3
    3
  4. 4
    4
  5. 5
    5
  6. 6
    6
  7. 7
    7
  8. 8
    8
  9. 9
    9
  10. 10
    10
  11. 11
    11
  12. 12
    12
  13. 13
    13
  14. 14
    14
  15. 15
    15
  16. 16
    16
  17. 17
    17
  18. 18
    18
  19. 19
    19
  20. 20
    20
  21. 21
    21
  22. 22
    22
  23. 23
    23
  24. 24
    24
  25. 25
    25
  26. 26
    26
  27. 27
    27
  28. 28
    28
  29. 29
    29
  30. 30
    30
  31. 31
    31
  32. 32
    32
  33. 33
    33
  34. 34
    34
  35. 35
    35
  36. 36
    36
  37. 37
    37
  38. 38
    38
  39. 39
    39

Diet, health and personal preferences of body types.

Extracts from this document...

Introduction

Biography The computer programs which were used in my food technology project were: Microsoft word - This is where I completed all my write up Microsoft excel - This is where my graphs were produced Internet explorer- From here I accessed the internet where I managed to do a vast majority of my research Recipe calc - From here I managed to calculate the nutritional information of my recipes Paint - In this program I designed my packaging Smart draw - I used this program to design my flow charts Introduction Before I start this project I need to perform an awful lot of research to help me make my mind up about certain things. Here are the methods that I shall use to do my research Questionnaire Internet Picking up recipe's from shops E-Mail Primary Research For my food technology coursework I sent out 30 questionnaires asking people questions about their diet, their health and their personal preferences of body types. Asking people questions and about their health is important so I can get an idea of what most people's health is like. I also asked what types of body image people prefer and what people find most attractive. ...read more.

Middle

Changes in waist circumference reflect changes in risk for CVD and other chronic diseases. As with BMI cut-off values have been set to identified increased risk, but for waist circumference these need to be sex and population specific. As the risk varies single global values can not be used. This show's how dangerous being obese can be, therefore people should take try to be as healthy as possible. People should eat low fat foods too, and exercise at least 30 minutes everyday. Design Idea's 1 2 3 4 Pasta and Parmesan Pasta and Mozzarella Pasta and Cheddar Chicken and Cheese Cheese Cranberry sauce 5 6 7 8 Examples of existing products Date Name of Product Salmon and New Potatoes Chicken with a Parmesan cheese crust Chicken cooked in Cranberry sauce Pasta and 3 Cheeses Byte size Chicken with Cranberry sauce Pasta with Parmesan cheese Developmental work For my developmental work I needed to use decide which of my design idea's I should use and then change certain aspects of them to suit the consumer. I decided to develop my chicken and also my pasta dish ideas. The reason for this is because both of these foods are popular with the market sector which I am aiming it at. ...read more.

Conclusion

The reason for me having my packaging this way is because normally when opening up a product the packaging gets damaged and you cannot see the cooking instructions for example, but with this packaging all you have to do is pull out the plastic container, pierce holes in it and place it in the microwave. Evaluation My final solution turned out to be a very popular product amongst the people which taste tested it, the reason for this is quite probably the simplicity. I have made a meal which is healthy and appeals to the majority of the population. Therefore I believe that my product has been a success. I have met all of my targets, my product fits the design specification perfectly. The main difficulty which I had during this piece of coursework was deciding which recipe's I should develop, to help me decide I asked people what they wanted. I believe that this was the correct way of doing things as I could not go wrong. If I were to modify my product once again I would probably modify the ingredients, I would have more exotic ingredients. The reason for this is because exotic foods are becoming very popular in today's society. ?? ?? ?? ?? Mark Austen Food Technology Centre Number: 51515 Mark Austen Food Technology 2/39 ...read more.

The above preview is unformatted text

This student written piece of work is one of many that can be found in our GCSE Food Technology section.

Found what you're looking for?

  • Start learning 29% faster today
  • 150,000+ documents available
  • Just £6.99 a month

Not the one? Search for your essay title...
  • Join over 1.2 million students every month
  • Accelerate your learning by 29%
  • Unlimited access from just £6.99 per month

See related essaysSee related essays

Related GCSE Food Technology essays

  1. Nutrition & Diet: Issues for People who have Learning Disabilities

    mealtimes; certain clients cannot take part in physical activities due to physical disability or through lack of motivation. A lack of suitable staff and equipment may also lead to clients not experiencing enough exercise (Perry 1996). Psychological factors such as boredom may lead to binge eating.

  2. Computer Aided Design (CAD) and Computer Aided Manufacture (CAM)

    Freezing / Chilling Tunnel freezer, cooler or blancher - like a tunnel oven but freezes, cools or blanches instead. Depositing Depositors - huge tubes, nozzles or funnels fill containers like pastry cases and moulds. Weighing & Measuring Computerised scales - weigh accurately within 0.05g , can be preset to weigh

  1. heal and social unit 2

    If Mr David wants to do resistance exercising, he can do this but he needs to watch out what kind of exercises he does because of his age. Resistance exercising is when lifting, pulling or pushing against something is a resistance exercise, designed to build muscle strength.

  2. Science Case Study

    Then you need to eat some dairy and protein and the thing you need the smallest amount of is Fats and sugars but you still need these a little bit. You should also make sure that you get plenty of exercise but not too much that you burn off all your food.

  1. What makes a balanced diet?

    Pregnant women need to comply with all four of these, as they especially need a balanced diet for the growth of the foetus. Pregnant women also need a diet that is high in fibre, as pregnant women tend to experience constipation. Eating foods high in fibre helps to relieve this.

  2. I have been asked to produce an A4 booklet describing the components of a ...

    Many people, though, don't consume enough and as a result may become dehydrated, causing symptoms such as headaches, tiredness and loss of concentration. Chronic dehydration can contribute to a number of health problems, such as constipation and kidney stones. The body gets its water from three sources: * From drinks, either plain water or as part of other beverages.

  1. Evaluation; preparation of a Thai style meal

    To finish I poured the dressing over the salad and assembled all three onto the table for photographs. My strong weaknesses in this part of the task were my time management and my lack of clearing up as I went along.

  2. School Project

    I thought I would have the Hayes Manor School Logo and a heading on what the leaflet is based on. On the following pages I will have the daily menu, say like on I will have a menu for Monday, Tuesday and so on.

  • Over 160,000 pieces
    of student written work
  • Annotated by
    experienced teachers
  • Ideas and feedback to
    improve your own work