Healthy eating is essential for good health. This is achieved by eating a balanced diet. To ensure your body gets all the nutrients it requires you should combine a variety of foods from each of the main food groups.
Download a print-ready PDF versions of the Food Pyramid.
Department of Health
For detailed information of the Food Pyramid - www.healthyireland.ie
For tips on increasing your activity - www.getirelandactive.ie
Irish Nutrition and Dietetic Institute
For factsheets on all areas of diet and contact details for qualified dietitians – www.indi.ie
For food safety advice and guidance, including advice on nutritional aspects of various foods i.e. lunchbox guide, portion size guide and 101 square meals recipe book - www.safefood.eu
National Dairy Council
For fact sheets on sports performance and diet – www.ndc.ie
For support groups for teens who might have an eating disorder - www.bodywhys.ie