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Links for 2017 low sugar/diabetes Assignment

posted Jan 19, 2017, 6:53 AM by Elma Kent

Marking scheme from the SEC for assignment

Links for Assignment (2) 2016

posted May 12, 2015, 9:52 AM by Elma Kent

References

101 Square Meals is a possible source for recipes which are cheap

Sarcopenia with Aging - http://www.webmd.com/healthy-aging/sarcopenia-with-aging

Whey Protein and Elderly Muscle Wasting http://www.livestrong.com/article/278509-whey-protein-elderly-muscle-wasting/

Amino acid and muscle loss in aging - The Journal of Nutrition 2006 - http://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pubmed/16365098

Halt Age-Related Muscle Loss - http://www.lef.org/magazine/2010/11/halt-age-related-muscle-loss/page-01

INDI has a fact sheet – Good Nutrition for the Older Person - https://www.indi.ie/fact-sheets/fact-sheets-on-nutrition-for-older-people/509-good-nutrition-for-the-older-person.html

Helpguide.org – eating well as you age - http://www.helpguide.org/articles/healthy-eating/eating-well-as-you-age.htm

 

The Consumer Show is back

posted Mar 5, 2015, 11:43 AM by Elma Kent

Take a look at the Consumer Show's investigation into high levels of Campylobacter in Irish Chicken
Very interesting for Home Ec students (Report is the 1st item - approx. 10 mins in length)


Leaving Cert Consumer Studies Notes

posted Feb 26, 2015, 2:24 PM by Elma Kent

Quick revision notes for Consumer Studies

Free Posters

posted Feb 26, 2015, 2:22 PM by Elma Kent


Junior Cert Cookery Tasks 2015

posted Feb 26, 2015, 2:18 PM by Elma Kent

The following documents are templates to help you complete your written support folder for your Junior Cert cookery exam.  You may choose to edit the document and type your work.

Consumer Studies

posted Jan 6, 2015, 10:35 AM by Elma Kent   [ updated Jan 6, 2015, 10:40 AM ]

Have a look at the excellent resources on this website.
Includes a number of interactive games/ quizzes to check your knowledge.

http://www.consumerhelp.ie

How it's Made videos

posted Nov 18, 2014, 1:08 PM by Elma Kent

Interesting new How it's made videos available - http://www.sciencechannel.com/tv-shows/how-its-made/videos/food-and-drink.htm   (video on how sugar is made from beet * link to assignment 2015/16)

New BNF Resource

posted Oct 28, 2014, 11:17 AM by Elma Kent   [ updated Oct 28, 2014, 11:18 AM ]

Excellent new online calculator - worth a look
http://explorefood.foodafactoflife.org.uk

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