Eating a balanced diet

veg and mealNo single food contains all the nutrients we need for good health, so it is important to eat a wide variety of different foods each day. By choosing a variety of food groups, you will get all the nutrients your body needs.There are five food groups:

1. Fruit & vegetables
2. Bread, other cereals and potatoes
3. Meat, fish and alternatives
4. Milk & dairy foods
5. Foods containing fat, foods & drink containing sugar