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Ways of preventing intake of harmful substances

Ways of preventing or avoiding intake of harmful substances include:

  1. Avoid taking expired food or drug.
  2. Avoid eating food that is not cooked well.
  3. Do not eat unripe fruits.
  4. Take only drugs that are prescribed by the doctor.
  5. Avoid eating sour foods.
  6. Do not pick up food on the floor and eat.
  7. Avoid alcohol and cigarette.


Step I: Teacher revises the previous topic

Step II: Teacher inroduces the new topic ” Ways of preventing the intake of harmful substances ”

Step III: Teacher mentions and explains the way of preventing the intake of harmful substances

Step IV: Teacher explains further with relevant examples.

Step V: Pupils make relevant contribution


  1. Mention five (5) sources of harmful substances in your environment.
  2. Mention two (2) harmful effects of taking alcohol


  1. Mention two ways of preventing the intake of harmful substances


See also

Harmful substances

drug abuse

Categories of Drugs

Meaning of Drugs

Ways of preventing drug abuse


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