The 6R`s related to Food Technology

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The 6R’s
Related to Food
Technology.
The 6R’s
 Recycle
 Reuse
 Reduce
 Refuse
 Rethink
 Repair
Recycle
 The
choice of packaging materials.
 Recycling of tins, plastic, glass, card and
paper.
 Composting.
Reuse
 Products
that can be reused for either the
same or a new purpose.
 Reuse of leftover ingredients to make
other food products.
Bread and Butter
Pudding: Dry slices of
bread.
Wraps: Leftover meat
and vegetables
Fish cakes: fish,
potato, breadcrumbs
Pasta Bake: Leftover
vegetables, meat.
Reduce
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Reduce the effects on health by using
balanced recipes, low in fat, salt and sugar.
Reduction in the use of processed foods.
Reduce energy in methods of cooking.
Transportation of food and materials. Eco
Footprint.
Ways of reducing waste food.
Reduce the use of pesticides. Organic food
production.
Buy products with little or no packaging.
Refuse
 Issues
relating to sustainable design in
packaging
 Refuse high fat, salt and sugar foods.
Over packaging
biodegradable form of
plastic made from
vegetable starch
Corn based bio-plastic
packaging
Rethink
 Rethink
the average UK high-fat diet
 Examine the impact of food products on
health
 Rethink the use of healthy ingredients in
creative designs.
Repair
 Repair
electrical equipment
 The function of nutrients in repairing
and maintaining a healthy body.
Nutrient
Why we need it
Too much /not enough?
Protein
To build and repair muscle
Too much: Is used for energy or stored as fat
Fats
To keep us warm and to help absorb
some vitamins
Can cause obesity, stroke or coronary heart
disease
Carbohydrates
To give us fuel for energy, keep us
going. 2 types, sugars and starches.
Can cause obesity if not burned off because
they are stored as fat. Too much sugar can also
cause dental decay
Vitamins
A = Healthy Eyes and Bones
B = Releases energy from food
C = Helps us absorb iron
D= Strong teeth and bones
Not enough can cause
A: vision problems, dry skin
B: beri beri
C: scurvy / slow healing
D: rickets / osteoporosis
Minerals
Calcium – strong bones / teeth &
blood
Iron – transports oxygen round body
Calcium: Rickets, weak teeth, muscle and nerve
problems
Iron: Anaemia
Reuse Practical
What could you make from the following left
overs?
 Mashed potato
 Leftover bread
 Leftover cooked pasta
 Ripe bananas
 Leftover vegetables
 Too much fruit
Planning rechaufé practical
 Write
out your recipe to
include: ingredients,
equipment, method, timing
and special hygiene /
safety points.
 Write a shopping list.
 Make a note in your
planner when it is your turn
to cook.
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