Did you know that the brain - which comprises about 2% of our body weight - uses about 20% of our energy? Fuelling it with healthy foods has benefits for mood, memory, and the prevention of disease. Aim to consume a varied diet containing plenty of fresh vegetables and fruits, healthy unsaturated fats (for example fish, walnuts, and avocado) and limited sugar, salt, and saturated fats.
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The Australian Dietary Guidelines provide advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing. You can find them here.
Fruit and veg doesn't just look pretty, there are particular health benefits associated with different colours, too! Read about what health benefits correspond with what colour here. Check out the ACT Government's 'The Mixing Bowl' recipe book for a range of tasty, healthy, and economical recipes.