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  • Eat a variety of foods as shown in the diagram
  • Eat larger amounts of fruits and coloured vegetables
  • Eat less fatty, oily, greasy, and barbequed foods
  • Use less salt, salty foods, salty seasonings and salty snacks
  • Choose to use less sweet foods and drinks
  • Drink more water. It’s the healthier choice
  • Drink little or no alcohol
  • Be more physically active. Get moving

Dominica Food-based dietary guidelines

Start the day with breakfast

Always try to eat a variety of foods everyday.

Use the basket to help you make the choices.

Eat more vegetables and fruits everyday.

Reduce fat and oil intake

Choose less sweet foods and drinks

Use less salt, salted foods, seasonings and salty snacks

 Make physical activity a part of your daily life

Drink water several times a day

If you use alcohol do so in moderation

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