Healthy eating is important for a healthy lifestyle. Below are some tips about healthy eating.
More information on these healthy foods, see the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating.
‘Extra foods’ are things like cakes, biscuits, lollies, and chips, which are not included in the five food groups. To ensure a healthy lifestyle only eat ‘extra foods’ in small amounts, and only occasionally or not at all if you are trying to lose weight.
To learn more about your hunger levels, click here.
Drinking water instead of sports drinks, flavoured mineral water, fruit drinks, soft drinks and alcohol is an easy way to decrease the amount of kilojoules you consume.
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To assess how healthy your current eating habits are, take the quizzes shown on the left to work out if you are eating too much fat, or not enough fibre.
You can also use the Get Healthy Food Diary to plan and keep track of your healthy eating.
The Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service® is a free service which can support you to eat healthier and achieve a healthy lifestyle. Talk to a Get Healthy Service Health Coach for more assistance on 1300 806 258.