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Eat Well

Eating a healthy, balanced diet is important to maintain good health, and a healthy weight. Choosing healthier foods is easier than you might think. There are lots of cheap and tasty ways you and your family can eat well every day.

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Tools to help YOU eat better...

YOU can cook tasty recipes at home
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It’s fun to try out new recipes! The Easy Meals app app is packed with delicious healthy easy meal ideas.

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Get sugar SMART with this handy app
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Most of us could do with eating less sugar. Use the Change4Life Food Scanner app to bring food labels to life and make some smart food swaps!

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Helping YOU stay on track at mealtimes
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Follow the simple tip aiming for 400-600-600 to stay on the right track at meal times.

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More ways to eat healthily in Barnet

There are lots of small changes you and your family can make to the food and drink you consume to eat well, every day.

8 top tips for eating well
  1. Base your meals on starchy foods
  2. Eat lots of fruit and veg
  3. Eat more fish – including a portion of oily fish each week
  4. Cut down on saturated fat and sugar
  5. Eat less salt – no more than 6g a day for adults
  6. Get active and be a healthy weight
  7. Don’t get thirsty
  8. Don’t skip breakfast

Remember:
  • Leaner Choose leaner cuts of meat and poultry, remove any visible fat.
  • Lower Go for lower fat, salt and sugar products – especially dairy and starchy carbohydrate foods.
  • Less Use less oils and spreads. Choose foods high in fat, salt and sugar less often.
Tips on healthy eating from NHS Choices
Most of us still aren’t earing enough fruit and veg – don’t forget your 5 a day. The interactive Eatwell guide shows how much of what we eat should come from each food group to achieve a healthy balanced diet.

Find out what make a healthy diet!
OneYou Healthy Eating advice
For more ideas and inspiration on how to eat well!
Food Factsheets
Food Factsheets written by dieticians at the British Dietetic Association to help you learn the best ways to eat and drink to keep your body fit and healthy.