What you eat affects how you feel. When you eat wholesome foods you may find it easier to learn. Healthy eating also helps you manage stress.

Choose food that you can afford and have the skills to cook.

Our top tips

  • Try to eat regular well-balanced meals.
  • Have breakfast.
  • Drink fluids regularly.
  • Eat healthy meals and snacks.

The best diet includes:

  • vegetables, fruit and legumes (e.g. lentils, tofu)
  • wholegrains and raw nuts
  • small amounts of fish, chicken and red meat.

Healthy eating on a budget

Read how planning can help you eat well and stick to your budget.

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