Maintaining a balanced diet is essential to overall good health and wellbeing. Healthy eating and being active can help to:
- improve quality of life and wellbeing
- protect against chronic illness and disease
- improve mood and increase energy levels
- protect our bones and teeth
- help to maintain a healthy weight.
The Australian Dietary Guidelines includes information on the types of foods, food groups and the amount of food that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.