Healthy Me

Being healthy involves:

Eating healthily and having a balanced diet

We all need to eat a good diet to keep us fuelled up with the energy we need for daily life, and the nutrients to help us fight infection and protect against health problems. But what exactly is a healthy diet?

The Department of Health has developed the ‘Eatwell’ plate to help. (click for an interactive healthy plate)

It works for everyone over the age of five

The plate shows a diet that’s low in fat and high in fibre – what we should all be aiming for:


Why each food group is important