Healthy eating is about eating the right balance of foods that contain all the essential vitamins, minerals and food types that the body needs.

Ensuring your child eats a varied diet with the right balance of foods is important to help prevent them from developing conditions such as obesity and coronary heart disease later in their life.

Healthy eating is about eating the right amounts of vitamins, minerals, protein and carbohydrates, as well as the right types of fats and sugars.