|Green/Amber||Comments and suggestions|
|Ingredients categorised as Green should be the first choice for sandwich fillings.|
and other nut* spreads
(not chocolate spreads)
|Amber||Choose reduced-salt, reduced-fat varieties with no added|
sugar where available and spread thinly.
|Fish, chicken and meat|
pastes, yeast spreads
and vegetable extracts
|Amber||Savoury spreads are often high in salt.|
Choose reduced-salt varieties and use sparingly.
|Jam and honey||Amber||Choose 100% fruit spreads where available and|
|Dips, salsas and|
|Green||Dips based on vegetables or yoghurt are the best choices (for example: hommus, beetroot, eggplant, avocado, tzatziki).|
Vegetable-based salsas and relishes can be used to add variety and flavour to sandwiches, wraps, rolls and burgers.
Check the Nutrition Information Panel against the table below to make a Healthier Choice for dips.
|Saturated fat (g)|
|Dips (legume, dairy, vegetable or salsa)||2g or less||750mg or less||-|