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Healthy eating

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How to eat a balanced diet

Get some of the best tips on how to eat a wide variety of foods in the right proportions for a healthy diet.

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Barbecue food safety

Food poisoning cases increase during the barbecue season, so remember these simple steps to help keep your food safe on the ‘barbie’.

A balanced diet will help you stay healthy.

Healthy Eating Over 60

Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.

By changing a few eating habits you can make a big difference.

Healthy food swaps

Eating fewer foods that are high in calories, fat, salt and sugars, and swapping them for something healthier is a great way to maintain a healthy lif...

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Does your diet have enough fibre?

Find out how much fibre is needed in your diet and get tips for increasing your intake.

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Cutting down on sugars

Here’s how you can cut down on sugars by eating fewer sugary foods, such as sweets and biscuits, and drinking fewer sugary soft drinks.

Tree fruits such as bananas, are rich in potassium.

Potassium

Potassium is a mineral and electrolyte that helps nerves and muscles function properly. Find out more about what it is, as well as the risks of high a...

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Salt - learn the facts

Find out what food is high in salt and how to reduce your salt intake.

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Healthy eating :: SA Health

Get more out of life, feel better and live longer by eating healthy food - here's how - healthy eating and nutrition to improve health and wellbeing

Read more on SA Health website

Healthy eating for older people

Healthy eating for Older People The NDSS and Diabetes Australia have developed a guide for older people living with diabetes

Read more on Diabetes Australia website

Healthy Kids : Healthy Eating

Facts about the food habits of children and young people in NSW.

Read more on Healthy Kids website

Healthy eating for kids

Encourage healthy eating habits for kids by shopping healthy and planning meals to minimise temper tantrums at the dinner table and keep fussy eaters happy.

Read more on Pregnancy, Birth & Baby website

Healthy Eating Dietitians Association of Australia

Healthy Eating Eating well is key to feeling your best, both now and in the long- term

Read more on Dietitians Association of Australia website

Nutrition and Healthy Eating

The Population Health Division, within the Department of Health, is responsible for developing and evaluating national policy, resources and initiatives in the areas of nutrition and healthy eating, health promoting physical activity and promoting healthy weight.

Read more on Department of Health website

Healthy eating habits for teenagers

It’s normal for children’s eating habits to change in puberty. Older children and teenagers need to eat more, and they often like to experiment with food and eating – but they don’t always make healthy choices. This is a time to support your child with healthy eating habits to last for the rest of her life.

Read more on Raising Children Network website

You and healthy eating

Eating healthy foods can help improve your energy levels, weight, sleep patterns, ability to fight infection and reduce your chance of developing serious health risks.

Read more on Get Healthy Information and Coaching Service website

Healthy Eating for Gestational Diabetes

Gestational Diabetes (GDM) occurs when glucose levels in the blood are higher than usual during pregnancy. This can put the health of you and your baby at risk. Healthy eating specific for GDM can help achieve good blood glucose control and healthy weight gain for mother and baby during pregnancy.

Read more on Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute website

Healthy Kids : Healthy Eating and Drinking

Read more on Healthy Kids website

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