The Swiss Food Pyramid illustrates a balanced diet. Balanced and enjoyable food and drink is part of a healthy lifestyle. This supplies the body with energy, vital nutrients and protective substances, while promoting well-being and aiding in disease prevention.
The Swiss Food Pyramid shows how our ideal, healthy diet is composed: Water, together with fruits and vegetables, the basis for a balanced diet. Then added to this are products high in starch, such as potatoes, pasta, rice or bread. Dairy products, meat, fish, eggs, some fats and oil and a few sweets round off a healthy diet.