A well-balanced meal consists of 1/2 plate colourful vegetables, 1/4 plate protein, and 1/4 plate grains and starches. The term starch scares some people… especially those who are focusing on weight management! But it’s important to know that this food group is essential to a healthy diet! If you choose the right starches, they provide you with nutrients such fibre, protein, vitamins and minerals.
This graphic includes a list of nutritious starchy choices!