So, let's look at each of these food groups in a bit more detail:
Everyone has heard that we should be eating five portions of fruit and vegetables a day. Fruit and vegetables are a vital source of vitamins and minerals and can help lower the risk of heart disease, stroke and cancers.
It's really not that har...
Despite what you see in some diet books and TV programmes, healthy eating can be really straightforward.
The key thing is to eat a balanced diet, so eating a wide variety of food from all the different healthy food groups. No food groups should be totally eliminated, which is contrary to what a number of popular diets advocate.
The food groups are:
To get all the nutrien...