Eat a variety of foods that provide carbohydrates, including breads, cereals and legumes.
Include wholemeal and wholegrain breads and cereals in the diet.
Eat plenty of fruits and vegetables.
Remember that plant foods such as cereals, breads, vegetables, fruits and legumes are good sources of dietary fibre.
Choose food and drinks which are low in sugar to avoid excess energy intake. Non-alcoholic beverages such as soft drinks and fruit juices contain high levels of sugar.
Honey, sweet spreads and dried fruits are concentrated sources of sugar.
High-sugar foods should be kept as treats.