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Processed meats | Women's Health Queensland Wide

The World Health Organization (WHO) says they cause cancer but are they all that bad?

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Creutzfeldt-Jakob Disease (CJD) - Factsheets

Creutzfeldt-Jakob disease (CJD) is a rare brain disease that is caused by abnormal brain proteins called prions. Classical CJD usually occurs by chance. Variant CJD, which is linked to consumption of contaminated meat products, does not occur in Australia.

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Food safety tips

Taking care when you buy, store and handle food makes it last longer and can also reduce the risk of food poisoning.

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LiveLighter - Healthy Recipe Swaps

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Lean meat, fish, poultry and meat alternatives

The protein food group offers the most variety when it comes to preparing and eating healthy foods. Find out what varieties are available and how you can serve them to your kids.

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Protein for children

Children aged 2-5 ideally should eat 1 serving of protein per day. Find out how to successfully introduce your child to eating meat, eggs and pulses.

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Inositol - BluePages

Inositol is a sugar related to glucose. It is found naturally in the body. It is in many foods such as meat, fruits and whole-grain cereals.

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Glutamine - BluePages

Glutamine is an amino acid. It is produced by the body and stored mostly in the muscles. Glutamine is found in protein-rich foods like meat, fish, eggs, dairy products and beans.

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Make Healthy Normal - Lunch box planner

A healthy balanced school lunchbox should contain a drink and a variety of everyday foods from the core food groups for recess and lunch:Protein-rich foods from the meat and alternatives and dairy groups to GROWFRUIT (many schools have Crunch n Sip time for which the children are required to bring fruit and drink water)Some schools have a nut-free policy

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Vegetable snacks for kids | Nutrition Australia

Most of us think of vegetables as part of a main meal whether they are mixed in with a stir fry or on the plate next to the meat. Sadly, children also soon learn to think of vegetables in the same way.

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