Island Foods

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Find out more about your favourite Pacific foods by clicking on their picture below.

The Pacific Islands are blessed with an abundance of nutritious fruits and vegetables, fish and shellfish and one the worlds most unique foods- the coconut!

Sometimes we're so surrounded with these foods that we can take them for granted, not realising just how lucky we are to have them and instead eat processed and packaged junk foods. It's time to start eating island foods for healthy island futures.

3 Food Groups Pacific

Protective Foods

Banana

Banana

Mango

Mango

Pineapple

Pineapple

Guava

Guava

Pawpaw

Pawpaw

Citrus Fruit

citrus fruit

Green Leaves

Green leaves

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

Pandamus

Pandanus

Energy Foods

Coconut

Coconut

Cassava

Cassava

Taro

Taro

Yam

Yam

Sweet Potato

Sweet Potato

Breadfruit

Breadfruit

Body Building Foods

Nuts and Seeds

Nuts and Seeds

Legumes

Legumes

Fish

Fish

Seafood

Seafood

The Pacific Islands Food Composition Tables 2004

For a comprehensive list of the nutritional composition of popular Pacific Island foods download the Food and Agricultural Organisations Pacific Islands Food Composition Tables- used by Dietitians and Nutritionists around the Pacific!

The Pacific Islands Food Composition tables