Eat Well Guide

The Eat Well Guide, formally known as the Eat Well Plate and changed in 2016, is to be used to help most people to get a balance of healthier and more sustainable food.  It shows how much of what you eat overall should come from each food group.  There are 5 food groups on the Eat … Continue reading Eat Well Guide

Carbohydrates

Carbohydrates sit under macronutrients and provide the body with energy; the amount of energy released in the body depends on the type of carbohydrates that are consumed. There are two types of carbohydrates: starch and sugar.  Starch carbohydrates release energy slowly throughout the day and are the better type of carbohydrates for the body.  Sugar carbohydrates … Continue reading Carbohydrates