Starchy foods
Vegetables Fruit
Beans Lentils Soya
Fish Chicken Meat Eggs
Milk Maas Yoghurt
Fat Oil





Guidelines for Healthy Eating

The first group of guidelines provide general messages to promote a healthy lifestyle: 

The next group of guidelines help to plan good mixed meals:

The following guidelines give messages about the use of foods that are commonly used but can be harmful when too much is used.


   Drink milk, maas or yoghurt every day

Milk, maas and yoghurt are the three types of milk products that are important in this food group. The best choices are those types that are low in fat or fat free (skim), and if sweetened have sugar added sparingly.

Milk, low fat or skim 1 cup
Maas, low fat 1 cup
Yoghurt, low fat or fat free 1 tub, 100ml