Get the balance right and enjoy a variety of foods

Balanced Plate Poster

No single food contains all the nutrients we need for good health, so it is important to eat a wide variety of different foods each day.

By choosing a variety of food groups you will get all the nutrients your body needs.

There are five food groups:
1. Fruit & vegetables
2. Bread, other cereals and potatoes
3. Meat, fish and alternatives
4. Milk & dairy foods
5. Foods containing fat, foods & drink containing sugar

 

  1. Base your meals on starchy food
  2. Eat lots of fruit and vegetables
  3. Eat more fish
  4. Cut down on saturated fat
  5. Try to eat less salt
  6. Drink plenty of water
  7. Get active and try to be a healthy weight

 

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For more information on red meat and balanced diet go to meatandhealth.com