Make plain water your first choice over other drinks. You need about 8–10 cups of fluid each day to keep your body hydrated and working properly. Plain fluoridated tap water is best. Keep a jug of water in the fridge
Check out the tips and table below to see how you can eat less saturated fat, sugar and salt. Cooking your own meals as often as possible is a great way to make healthy food choices. Use mostly whole foods
When choosing packaged foods, look at the food product as a whole – some foods, for example, may be low in fat but high in sugar or salt. Here are some useful tools to help. Comparing foods using the Health
Choose and/or prepare foods: – with unsaturated fats instead of saturated fats – that are low in salt (sodium); if using salt, choose iodised salt – with little or no added sugar – that are mostly ‘whole’ or less processed.
Healthy eating, active living What and how much you eat and drink, and being physically active are important for your health. Being healthy improves your quality of life and your sense of wellbeing. Being healthy also means that you are