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Your food (easy read)

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The right kinds of food

food guide
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Good healthy food

You need to eat some food from each part of the plate.

Eat most from the biggest parts.

Bread, cereal, rice, pasta and noodles group

bread group Eat 5 to 9
To make you feel fine

Vegetables and legumes

Serve 5 or 4
You can ask for more cauliflower


strawberry Two serves or more
Don't eat the core

Milk, yoghurt and cheese group

milk 2 to 4 serves every day.
Bones and teeth will shout

Meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and legumes

barbeque A half to 2 serves you can eat
Lots to choose from not justmeat

Fats and oils

A little fat is still okay
Some are better than others.

Olive oil is a good choice.

cup cake pizza


Sweets, cakes and biscuits

Food and drinks that taste so sweet
Have them only for a treat.

Lots of fizzy drinks and breakfast cereals have huge amounts of sugar in them.

Fill your plate game

Click here to get your plate game (this is a Flash game so will need the Flash Player)

Dr Kate says

Dr Kate

"Drink lots of water every day and help your body to use the food and to keep you healthy."





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We've provided this information to help you to understand important things about staying healthy and happy. However, if you feel sick or unhappy, it is important to tell your mum or dad, a teacher or another grown-up.


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