Developed by the British Dietetic Association.
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What's a healthy diet? Healthy eating, dieting and food fads - there are articles in nearly every newspaper and magazine. But often the messages are conflicting or misleading, and it can be hard to know which advice is nutritionally sound and accurate.
That's where the UK's national food guide comes in, known as 'The Eatwell Guide'. Eating well is all about balance and variety, and 'The Eatwell Guide' can help you achieve this. It's made up of five food groups, each group representing a different segment in the plate. The segments vary in size, depending on the proportions needed to make up a healthy diet. Use the Eatwell Plate to help you get the balance right.
Reproduced by kind permission from
the Food Standards Agency.
For more information on food groups and healthy eating, go to the NHS Choices Healthy Eating website at www.nhs.uk/Livewell/Goodfood/Pages/the-eatwell-guide.aspx
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