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.


   Use sugar and food and drinks high in sugar sparingly

A small amount of sugar can be added to foods and drinks like soft porridge or tea to improve the taste. Foods made with sugar, like jam, may be used to make a mixed meal or a snack. Sweets and cold drinks may be eaten occasionally but should not be eaten instead of mixed meals, or when a person does not have money for groceries.

Sugar; brown or white 1 teaspoon
Jam 1 heaped teaspoon