Food and nutrition

  • Heart-healthy eating tips

    Heart-healthy eating tips

    Our top tips for healthy eating.

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  • Fruit and vegetables

    Fruit and vegetables

    One of the easiest and tastiest ways to stay healthy is to eat plenty of fruit and vegetables.

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  • Grain foods

    Grain foods

    Choose wholegrains to protect your heart and your health.

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  • Protein foods

    Protein foods

    Eating a variety of lean meat, poultry, fish, eggs, nuts and seeds and legumes provides many nutrients, including protein, iron, zinc and other important minerals and vitamins, particularly those of the vitamin B group.

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  • Dairy foods

    Dairy foods

    Reduced fat dairy and its alternatives are important parts of a heart-healthy diet. Most people aren’t getting enough from this group - try to find ways to include them every day.

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  • Fats and cholesterol

    Fats and cholesterol

    We need a certain amount of fat in our diet to be healthy. Find out which unhealthy fats to avoid, and which fats you need for good health.

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  • Carbohydrates and sugars

    Carbohydrates and sugars

    Our bodies need carbohydrates for energy. Choose healthier carbohydrates and limit foods high in added sugars.

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  • Salt

    Salt

    Australians eat too much salt, and it’s bad for our health. Most of the salt we eat comes from processed foods.

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  • Drinks

    Drinks

    Drink plain water every day. It’s also important to limit sugary drinks and your consumption of alcohol.

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