A pictorial guide to a healthy day of eating

We often hear that we should be getting 6 serves of wholegrain, 2 serves of fruit and what not, but how many of you know exactly what this means?

With this point being fairly hazy, I thought I would clear things up.

Following on from my last post on how you can improve your diet and lifestyle, here is a guide to how much one “serve” of some foods are, and easy ways to estimate them when you’re out and about.

VEGETABLES

Vegetables

Vegetables

Vegetables

Vegetables

FRUIT

Fruit

Fruit

GRAINS AND CEREALS – BREAD, CEREAL, RICE, PASTA

Grains and Cereals

Grains and Cereals

Grains and Cereals

Grains and Cereals

PROTEIN – MEAT, POULTRY, NUTS, EGGS

Protein

Protein

UNSATURATED FATS – THE “GOOD” FATS

Unsaturated Fats

Unsaturated Fats

DAIRY (OR DAIRY ALTERNATIVES)

Dairy and Alternatives

Dairy and Alternatives

…and yes, you are allowed some of these tempting snacks

Treat foods

Treat foods

don’t forget about keeping well hydrated!

Water

Water

For further information about what to include in your daily diet, take a look at the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

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