The Australian Dietary Guidelines and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating provide information about the amount and kinds of food that you need to eat each day to get enough of the nutrients essential for good health and well-being.
It is recommended that you enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods from these five groups every day
- Plenty of vegetables, of different types and colours, and legumes/beans
- Grains (cereal) foods, mostly wholegrain and/or high cereal fibre varieties such as breads, cereals, rice, pasta, noodles, polenta, couscous, oats, quinoa and barley
- Lean meats and poultry, fish, eggs, tofu, nuts and seeds, and legumes/beans
- Milk, yoghurt, cheese and/or their alternatives. mostly reduced fat
And drink plenty of water
Visit the Eat for Health website for more information and advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.