Nutritious foods Basics - Nutrition Blog
Nutritious foods Everyday we have lots of choices about what to eat and drink. Discretionary or nutritious foods are higher in saturated fat, added salt, added sugar and kilojoules. The Australian Dietary Guidelines, recommend that we choose widely from the Five Food Groups and limit discretionary foods that are higher in saturated fat, added salt and added sugars. Discretionary foods have become easier, cheaper and more attractive choices than ever before. Recent surveys of Australian eating patterns tell us that we are choosing discretionary foods and drinks too often and this means we are also getting too many kilojoules and