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Tips to help you eat well

This collection of handy tips will help you and your family enjoy better eating habits. But don’t forget to also check out our ‘Good Habits’ recipes, as well as challenges to keep your family motivated.


  • While fruits contain vitamins and minerals our body needs, they also have high levels of natural sugars so just remember to keep everything in balance. Try replacing a couple of serves of fruit for vegies.

  • Tap water is best, so you and your family are doing well to avoid this in your diet. During warmer months you can try adding fresh fruit such as citrus or berries to your chilled water to quench your thirst.

  • Try to choose fresh foods over processed foods. See the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating for more information.  

  • While fruits contain vitamins and minerals our body needs, they also have high levels of natural sugars so just remember to keep everything in balance. Try replacing a couple of serves of fruit for vegies.

  • Coping with a fussy eater can be very trying, but your're not alone. Reassure your child that they can try a new food but not finish it. Smelling, touching or tasting a new food can be a big step for a child. The Coping with Fussy Eaters Group may give you some more great advice!