Here are a few simple healthy tips

  • Grill or bake food instead of frying
  • Remove the skin from poultry to reduce your fat intake
  • Try using spray oil when frying
  • Remember to eat 5 portions of fruit and vegetables a day
  • Replace cream with low fat yoghurt
  • Use strongly flavoured cheese so less is needed
  • Always eat breakfast as this will give you energy to start the day
  • Use lean cuts of meat and remove excess fat
  • Replace icecream with low fat frozen yoghurt
  • Make homemade smoothies as they can count for one portion of fruit
  • Use skimmed or semi-skimmed milk
  • Choose wholegrain breakfast cereals to boost fibre intake
  • Dilute fruit juice with carbonated water to reduce sugar intake
  • Swap crisps for fruit and raw vegetables

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