Nutritional analysis

Explore Food, a free user-friendly online nutritional analysis tool for secondary school pupils.

Nutritional analysis

Food - a fact of life provides Explore Food, a free user-friendly online nutritional analysis tool for secondary school pupils.

Explore food has been designed to be easy to use, guiding pupils through the analysis of a recipe or a day’s diet. It provides data for the pupil to analyse and draw conclusions away from their PC or tablet, further supporting their studies. 

To access Explore foodclick here.  

Below is a series of worksheets: Recipes, Diet and Case studies.

Nutritional analysis

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Nutritional analysis - why and how presentation

A presentation looking at how and why we carry out nutritional analysis.

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Recipe worksheets

To support pupils using Explore Food to analyse recipes we have created the following worksheets:

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Using Explore Food

A worksheet explaining how to use nutrition analysis (Explore Food).

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Allergen labelling

A worksheet focusing on allergen labelling.

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Comparing the label

A worksheet exploring food labelling.

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Creating a food label

A worksheet about using Explore Food to create a front of pack nutrition label.

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DRV's challenge

A worksheet exploring DRVs and meeting recommendations.

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Food labelling information

An information sheet about food labels.

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Food labelling (supplement)

An additional worksheet about food labelling.

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Food labels

A worksheet about food labels.

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High, medium or low?

A worksheet exploring traffic light labelling on food products.

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Investigating portion sizes

A worksheet looking at different food portion sizes and nutrition,

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Modifying a recipe

A worksheet focusing on modifying a recipe for health.

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My recipe

A template worksheet to record a recipe for nutritional analysis.

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Nutrition labels

A worksheet exploring and creating nutrition labels.

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Recipe modification

A worksheet setting different recipe modification challenges.

Diet worksheets

To support pupils using Explore Food to analyse diets we have created the following worksheets:

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Portion sizes

A guide listing portion sizes for a range of food and drinks.

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Diet diary analysis

A worksheet around the analysis of a diet.

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Diet dairy

A worksheet to record the diet over a day.

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My diet

A worksheet posing questions on a diet diary for a day.

Case studies

To support pupils using Explore Food, the following case studies have been devised:

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Case study guide

A guide about using the case studies with Explore Food.

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Case study 1

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 2

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 3

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 4

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 5

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 6

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 7

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 8

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 9

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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Case study 10

A case study to review using Explore Food.

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