Fruit and veg in the pattern of number 5 on a plate © Jeff Blackler/REX/Shutterstock© Jeff Blackler/REX/Shutterstock
The Eatwell Guide replaces the Eatwell Plate from Public Health England (PHE) and sets out a daily recommended food intake of 2,000kcals for women and 2,500kcals for men. It divides this into five “slices”. Fruit and veg is the largest, accounting for 40% of the suggested daily diet, followed closely by starchy carbohydrates such as potatoes, bread and pasta (38%). The smallest slice is oils and spreads, which are high in unsaturated fat, though products such as butter and cream […]