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Healthy Eating Tips
Healthy eating… we’ve all heard of the basic principle, and we know that it will help us in the long run, but with all the information out there it can be hard to know what’s really important when putting it into practice.
So to make it a bit easier, and get the lowdown on the “how” of healthy eating here are some helpful tips and ideas that will soon have you well on the way to bursting with health and vitality:
- getting more fruit and veg in your day
- understanding kilojoules
- eat less saturated and trans fats
- eat less salt
- eat less sugar
- choose water as a drink
- portion sizes
- healthy shopping on a budget
- healthy lunchbox ideas
- healthy choices when eating out
- healthy recipes.
- understanding the Health Star Rating System
Healthy Eating for Different Ages and Stages
As we go through life, our food requirements change.
Babies, children, teenagers, adults, older adults, pregnant and breastfeeding women all have different needs. Fine tune your food intake by aiming to eat well for our specific stage of life .