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Table 1 Foods and drinks included in the Healthy Diets ASAP (Australian Standardised Affordability and Pricing) protocola

From: A tale of two cities: the cost, price-differential and affordability of current and healthy diets in Sydney and Canberra, Australia

Healthy Diets ASAP diet componentFoods and drinks
Healthy Diet Water (bottled)
Fruit: apples, bananas, oranges
Vegetables: potatoes, broccoli, white cabbage, iceberg lettuce, onion, carrot, pumpkin, tomatoes, sweetcorn (canned), four bean mix (canned), diced tomatoes (canned), baked beans (canned), frozen mixed vegetables, frozen peas, salad vegetables in sandwich
Grain (cereals): wholegrain cereal biscuits (Weet-bix™), rolled oats, cornflakes, wholemeal bread, white bread, white rice, white pasta, dry water cracker biscuit, bread in sandwich
Lean meats and alternatives: beef mince and steak, lamb chops, cooked chicken, tuna (canned), eggs, peanuts (unsalted), meat in sandwich
Milk, yoghurt and cheese: cheddar cheese (full fat, reduced fat), milk (full fat, reduced fat), yoghurt (full fat plain, reduced fat flavoured)
Unsaturated oils and spreads: olive oil, sunflower oil, canola (margarine)
Unhealthy Diet Healthy foods as above; in reduced amounts
Drinks: artificially sweetened soft drink, sugar sweetened soft drink, orange juice
Cereals, snacks and desserts: muffin, sweet biscuits, savoury biscuits, confectionary, chocolate, potato crisps, muesli bar, peanuts (salted), ice cream, fruit salad (canned in juice)
Processed meats: beef sausages, ham
Spreads, sauces, condiments and ingredients: butter, tomato sauce, salad dressing, white sugar
Convenience meals: frozen lasagne, chicken soup (canned), fish fillet (crumbed), instant noodles, meat and vegetable stew (canned)
Fast food: pizza, meat pie, hamburger, potato chips/fries
Alcohol: beer (full strength), white wine (sparkling), red wine, whisky
  1. aTable adapted from the Healthy Diets ASAP protocol developed by Lee et al. [19, 20]