Eating a range of healthy foods including fruits, vegetables, grains, proteins and dairy is going to give you lots of energy and improve you health!
Healthy eating is essential for your child's good health, growth and development. Healthy eating in childhood means they will have less chance of developing chronic diseases like heart disease, type 2 diabetes, obesity and some cancers. It will also mean they feel better and enjoy life more.
To stay healthy and maintain a healthy weight, children need to be physically active and eat the right amount of nutrients to balance the energy they use.
The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend children should enjoy a wide variety of foods from these 5 food groups: