Food and nutrition

Good food and nutrition is important to good health and wellbeing, and reduces the risk of disease. Healthy eating means choosing the right foods and knowing how much to have. Find out what we’re doing to help Australians make healthier food choices.

Eating what your body needs

Read about getting what you need and limiting what you don’t, whatever your age.

Eating well at home and out

Learn about healthy shopping, cooking, and takeaway.

What we’re doing to help you

See what we’re doing to help you make healthier food choices.

Reducing harmful ingredients

Find out how we’re working with industry to make processed foods healthier.

Did you know?

Only 1 in 13

adults eat enough fruit and vegetables


of children aged 2 to 17 don't eat enough vegetables


of our energy intake comes from food we don’t need

Source: Australian Bureau of Statistics



Choose Health Monthly Activity Planner

An interactive monthly planner to plan what activities you will do to meet the physical activity guidelines. You can plan and record your activities and monitor your progress.