Cooking and eating good tucker

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What foods should I eat?

  • Choose different varieties of foods from the food groups
  • Eat vegetables, whole grains (e.g. porridge oats, brown rice, barley), fruit, nuts and seeds every day
  • Choose wholemeal bread, cereal, rice, pasta, and noodles
  • Eat moderate amounts of animal foods (e.g. milk, yoghurt, cheese, meat, fish, chicken)
  • Eat two to three serves of oily fish per week 
  • Include up to six eggs every week
  • Eat small amounts of fats
  • Drink plenty of water

What foods should I limit?

  • Butter
  • Salty, fatty, sugary snacks such as crisps, cakes and lollies
  • Take-away foods such as pies, pastries, pizzas and hamburgers
  • Cordials and soft drinks (which have a lot of sugar).