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The Eatwell Guide shows the different types of food we need to eat - and in what proportions - to have a well balanced and healthy diet. 

 

 Eatwell guide 2016

 

Click here to download a copy of the Public Health England Eatwell Guide.

 

So take a look at what you eat during the day (including any snacks) and try to eat:

  • plenty of fruit and vegetables

  • plenty of bread, rice, potatoes, pasta and other starchy foods - choose wholegrain varieties when you can

  • some milk and dairy foods

  • some meat, fish, eggs, beans and other non-dairy sources of protein

  • just a small amount of foods and drinks high in fat and/or sugar

 It's a good idea to try to get this balance right every day, but you don't need to do it at every meal. And you might find it easier to get the balance right over a longer period, say a week.


When should I use the eatwell guide?

You can use the eatwell guide to help you make healthier choices whenever you're at home deciding what to eat, what to cook or what to shop for out shopping - aim to fill your trolley with a healthy balance of different types of food eating out in a restaurant, café or work canteen, or when you're choosing food ‘on the run' - follow the eatwell guide to help you choose a healthy balance.

Click here for our version of The Eatwell Guide (Easy-read)

Click here for our version of The Eatwel Guide (Family friendly)


Change 4 life - tips on making healthy changes just 4 me.

 
Change 4 life

 

 

Link to the NHS Choices Online Shopping Tool that allows you to make:

  • 1 week meal planner
  • encourages you to meet your 5-a-day
  • gives you ideas on breakfast, lunch, evening meals and snacks
  • includes light bites, budget meals
  • at the end you can print off your planner, print out recipes from your selection, and print off your week's shopping list
  • you can make the plan for the whole family, including children

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Related Links

 
  • Weight management groups 

ADULTS

  1. DHAL
  2. LEAP - link to poster giving more information

 

FAMILIES

  1. FLIC