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Be Food Smart

Let's Be Food Smart!

Get great tips, healthy recipes and the NEW Be Food Smart app to find out how much sugar, sat fat and salt is in your everyday food and drink!

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Watch the salt

Watch the salt

Even food that doesn't taste salty can have lots of salt inside.

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Five a day


Getting your 5 portions of fruit and veg a day is easier than you think.

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Healthy eating tips

We were all brought up to finish the food on our plates, but sometimes it’s more than we really need. Try our simple tips to get you and your family into great healthy eating habits.

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Try the new Be Food Smart app!

See how much sugar, sat fat and salt is really inside your food and drink - just by scanning the barcode.

Get the app on iTunes

Get the app on Google Play

What's on the label?

Checking food labels can help you make healthier choices when you shop.

Love your labels

Be calorie smart

Calories are a handy way of helping you choose balanced meals.

More about calories

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