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Healthy eating

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A balanced diet

Get some of the best tips on how to eat a wide variety of foods in the right proportions for a healthy diet.

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Barbecuing food safely

Food poisoning cases increase during the barbecue season, so remember these simple steps to help keep your food safe on the ‘barbie’.

Dairy foods

Dairy foods such as milk, yoghurt and cheese are rich sources of many vitamins and minerals, including calcium — essential to bone health.

Healthy eating over 60

Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.

By changing a few eating habits you can make a big difference.

Healthy food swaps

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lif...

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High fibre foods and diet

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

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How to cut down on sugar

Here’s how you can cut down on sugars by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary soft drinks.

Tree fruits such as bananas, are rich in potassium.

Potassium

Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte that helps nerves and muscles function properly. Find out more about what it is, as well as the risks of high a...

Aim to consume less than 6g of salt a day.

Salt - the facts

Find out what food is high in salt and how to reduce your salt intake.

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Healthy Eating Healthy eating on a budget Healthy eating on a budget With the price of food rising, eating healthily while trying to stick to a budget can be challenging

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Healthy Eating Pyramid | Nutrition Australia

The Healthy Eating Pyramid is a simple visual guide to the types and proportion of foods that we should eat every day for good health. It contains the five core…

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Healthy eating

Choosing a healthy diet with plenty of food variety can help you feel good and reduce your risk of developing chronic health problems.

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Australian Guide to Healthy Eating | Eat For Health

The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating is a food selection guide which visually represents the proportion of the five food groups recommended for cons

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Healthy Eating At Different Ages And Stages | SA Health

Healthy eating at different ages and stages - healthy eating and lifestyle for your particular stage in life - what food our bodies need

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Healthy eating habits teens | Raising Children Network

You can do a lot to help your teenage child with healthy eating habits, at a time when your child needs to eat more but might be trying out unhealthy food.

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Pregnancy healthy eating in pictures | Raising Children Network

Healthy eating for pregnancy means lots of fruit, vegetables and foods with calcium, protein and iron. Avoid sugary, fatty foods, and drink plenty of water.

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Healthy eating throughout all of life | Eat For Health

The Australian Dietary Guidelines will help people of all ages make the best food and drink choices for good health and avoid health problems.

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