Following on from our roundtable event ’The Eatwell Guide – Time for a Shake Up’, we’ve pulled together some of the key resources and references discussed within the roundtable. If you missed the live webinar, you can watch the recording.

The Eatwell Guide. National Health Service.

The Eatwell Guide

The Eatwell Guide Booklet (2018). Public Health England. 

The Eatwell Guide Poster(2016). National Health Service. 

Get Portion Wise (2021). British Nutrition Foundation. Detailed portion guide

Food Portions. British Heart Foundation. Hand guide to portions

Healthy Eating Advice in Other Countries


USA My Plate.

The Dietary Guidelines for Americans, 2020-2025 (2020). USDA. Dietary guidelines – making every bite count with the dietary guidelines

Tools – tools to test your knowledge, build nutrition skills, and make a healthy eating plan for you and your family.

Resources – learn about MyPlate with tip sheets, videos and infographics

Recipes – visit MyPlate Kitchen for recipes, cookbooks, videos and more


Food Guide Kitchen.

Recipes – recipes to reflect and support Canada’s dietary guidelines


Healthy Food for Life Resources  including:

Food Pyramid and Food Pyramid Q&A

Information LeafletHealthy eating guidelines in australia

Other resources available: food shelf fact sheets, daily meal plans, supporting infographics, top tips and myth busters, 101+ square meals


Healthy eating for adults


The Danish Official Dietary Guidelines


Eat Well Your Way

Research Papers

Papers discussed within the roundtable:

Health impacts and environmental footprints of diets that meet the Eatwell Guide recommendations: analyses of multiple UK studies BMJ Open (2020). Scheelbeek P, Green R, Papier K, et al. Results finding that Less than 0.1% of the National Diet and Nutrition Survey (NDNS) sample adhere to all nine Eatwell guide recommendations

Consumers’ practical understanding of healthy food choices: a fake food experiment (2016). Mötteli S et al.  Research into how consumers define healthy and balanced food choices for an entire day compared with normal choices and compared with dietary guidelines

A review of consumer awareness, understanding and use of food-based dietary guidelines (2011). Brown et al. Evaluation as to whether food based dietary guidelines are utilised by the public

Nutrition communication from theory to practice: some future perspectives. (2003). Rayner, M. J. A population-based approach to nutrition communication is complementary to an individualistic approach in theory, but in practice they compete for attention in food policy making circles