Knowing exactly what nutrients are found in healthy foods is a perfect way to plan a healthy diet and as much information as we receive about how we should be eating, the common sense rule of balance is one that will almost always serve you well.
The wheel places the ingredients into different nutrient families: calcium, iron, vitamins E, K, C and A, folic acid, sugars, starch, carbohydrates / fibre and a whole host of other important things needed to get a balanced diet.
More and more people a now conscious about eating healthy foods and this chart helps you make quick decisions about putting together a meal that contains important nutrients from across the key groups.
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