Healthy Choices

Eating a wide variety of nourishing foods provides the energy and nutrients you need every day to stay healthy. Foods from different food groups are required to achieve a balanced diet. Taste Buds Healthy Choices aims to help children understand that meals can have foods from different parts of the Eatwell Guide and how they can make healthier choices.

Start by playing the Healthy Lunches drag and drop interactive game. Watch the video to find out more about the different foods in sandwiches and wraps as well how easy it is to choose healthier options. You’ll find more facts about the Eatwell Guide and the different types of foods in every day meals in the information sheet.


lesson plan thumbnailLesson plan

This step-by-step lesson plan includes lesson objectives, learning outcomes, teacher's notes and a guide to the resources.



heathy choices info sheetInformation sheet - Meals and dishes

Foods from different food groups are required to achieve a balanced diet. This information sheet shows how meals we eat every day can contain foods from different food groups.



thumbnail of the eatwell guidePoster - The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide poster provides the names of each food group, shows examples of foods and drinks in food group, shows how much of what you eat overall should come from each food group and gives healthy eating advice.


kids jumping - quizDrag and drop interactive game

The Healthy Lunchbox drag and drop interactive game asks the children to look at the food and drink in a lunchbox. The children replace the foods and drink with healthy alternatives.