Variety is not only the spice of life but it’s also essential for our health, especially as we get older. By eating the recommended amount of a variety of foods from the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating’s 5 food groups, you can improve your feeling of wellbeing. A balanced diet can even help prevent certain medical conditions.
Groups 1 and 2 (grains and vegetables) are the most important food groups and should make up just over half your daily food intake, with Groups 3, 4 and 5 making up the remainder.
Group 1. Grains
Grains include cere...