Your food (easy read)
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- The right kinds of food
- Bread, cereal, rice, pasta and noodles group
- Vegetables and legumes
- Milk, yoghurt and cheese group
- Meat, poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and legumes
- Fats and oils
- Sweets, cakes and biscuits
- Fill your plate game
- Dr Kate says
The right kinds of food
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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.
cereal, rice, pasta and noodles group
||Eat 5 to 9|
To make you feel fine
|Serve 5 or 4
||You can ask for more
||Two serves or more
Don't eat the core
yoghurt and cheese group
||2 to 4 serves every day.
Bones and teeth will shout
poultry, fish, beans, eggs, nuts and legumes
||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.
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.
your plate game
Click here to get your plate game (this is a Flash game so will need the Flash Player)
"Drink lots of water every day and help your body to use the food and to keep you healthy."
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.