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- General guidelines for healthy eating
General guidelines for healthy eating
Five key recommendations for healthy eating
Foods to limit
|Use small amounts of fats such as butter and cooking oils. Choose varieties that are low in saturated and trans fats.|
|If you choose to eat fast food, processed meats and sweets and drink alcohol, only have them sometimes and in small amounts.|
This diagram is based on the NHMRC’s Australian Guide to Healthy Eating diagram. Aim to eat a wide variety of foods from the 5 food groups and drink plenty of water.
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Jacqueline Baker, Senior Oncology Dietitian, Chris O’Brien Lifehouse, NSW; Lauren Atkins, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian, OnCore Nutrition, VIC; Dr Tsien Fua, Head and Neck Radiation Oncology Specialist, Peter MacCallum Cancer Centre, VIC; Rosemerry Hodgkin, 13 11 20 Consultant, Cancer Council WA; Clare Hughes, Manager, Nutrition Unit, Cancer Council NSW; John Spurr, Consumer; Emma Vale, Senior Dietitian, GenesisCare, SA; David Wood, Consumer.
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