Eat Smart

Food pyramid

Eating smart means eating a varied and balanced diet to meet your body’s needs while getting value for money.

A balanced diet contains plenty of fruit, vegetables, breads and cereals, some lean meats nuts and milk products and small amounts of fats and sugars.

Smart food preparation and storage will prevent illness from spoiled foods and reduce food waste.

Eating smart also means being physically active and eating for your energy needs.

At first, Eating Smart on a budget might seem too hard, but as you will discover on this website - eating smart will help you get healthy and save money.

Learn how to Eat Smart by clicking the links below, or on the left-hand side menu. It helps if you look at the pages in order but you don't have to.

  1. Balance your Diet
  2. Food Safety
  3. Avoid Food Waste
  4. Growing Food
  5. Using Fruit and Veg
  6. Using Meat

The FOODcents program is no longer active in WA

A new interactive, cooking and nutrition program Food Sensations® for Adults is now available. Individuals and groups can book into the new program.

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