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Food for life: how the 5 food groups can boost your health

Food for life: how the 5 food groups can boost your health

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...