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Last reviewed: May 2018

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Meat and Meat Products | myVMC

Meat and meat products are rich and concentrated sources of nutrients including fats, proteins, vitamin B12, zinc and iron.

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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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Meat and poultry | The Heart Foundation

The Heart Foundation saves lives and improves health through funding world-class cardiovascular research, guidelines for health professionals, informing the public and assisting people with cardiovascular disease

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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 foods | The Heart Foundation

Healthy proteins include lean meat, poultry eggs, nuts and seeds, Legumes (beans, peas and lentils). Learn about protein portion sizes and more.

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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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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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Tick Allergy - Australasian Society of Clinical Immunology and Allergy (ASCIA)

Problems associated with tick bites include tick paralysis, transmission of infectious disease and occasionally, allergic reactions.

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