The Dietary Guidelines for Australian Adults recommend four simple points to healthy eating.
Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods by eating plenty of vegetables, legumes, fruit and wholegrain cereals.
It is important to also include lean meat, fish, poultry and/or alternatives.
Reduced fat dairy products are preferred and water is the best fluid option.
Take care to limit saturated fat and moderate total fat intake, choose foods low in salt and limit alcohol if you choose to drink.
Only moderate amounts of sugars and foods containing added sugars are recommended.
Prevent weight gain by being physically active and eating according to your energy needs.
Care for your food through preparing and storing it safely.