Athlete Amanda Jones explains what people need to eat for a healthy lifestyle. She lists the five types of food which must be eaten every day to stay healthy. She also explains why exercising and getting enough sleep are part of a healthy lifestyle.

First broadcast:
8 October 2007

Can be used to highlight the main food groups needed by humans in a balanced, healthy diet. It could stimulate discussions about the need for exercise and the impact that diet, exercise, drugs and lifestyle can have on our bodies. Children could watch this and then, using some common food packages or labels, identify and carry out an investigation into the nutritional information provided. This may produce interesting results and discussions, for example about hidden sugars. The clip could be used to illustrate how the right type of nutrition comes from what animals eat, as they cannot make their own food like plants do.