New healthy eating and food pyramid guidelines launched for Ireland
Minister of State for Health Promotion, Marcella Corcoran Kennedy TD, today launched “Healthy Food for Life”, the new Healthy Eating Guidelines and Food Pyramid under the aegis of Healthy Ireland. Healthy Food for Life provides a suite of national healthy eating guidelines for the general population. Their aim is to provide a balanced diet which is crucial in maintaining a healthy weight as well as encouraging positive lifestyles generally. The key messages are:
In addition, the guidelines now include daily meal plans for children and adults as well as a range of information sheets on different parts of the food Pyramid.