V. Write the phrases in the correct places in the text.
|A. a few of them|
B. a little salt
C. a lot of energy
D. a large amount of meat
E. lots of sugar
F. several things
We hear a lof of advice about foods that are ‘good’ for you and foods that are ‘bad’ for you, but the truth is that you can include most foods in your diet as long as you get the blance right. To get a balanced diet, there are (1) ___ you need to consider.
First, you need to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables. Just to think of ‘five a day’: in other words, you should eat at least five portions of fruit and vegetables every day.
Second, as teenagers, you’re growing, so you need (2) ___. This is why you also need to eat starchy carbohydrates, like bread, rice and pasta. Don’t go for (3) ___ or fatty things; they do not give you the nutrients you need. Only eat (4) ___; try to avoid salty, fatty snacks like crisps. (5) ___ in your diet is enough.
Third, you should eat food containing calcium, either dairy products or dark green vegetables, oranges, almonds, bread, etc. Finally, you need two to three portions of foods rich in protein. But you don’t need to eat (6) ___ or fish because you can also find protein in foods such as eggs, nuts and pulses.