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Dietitians Association of Australia

The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) is a nutrition organisation. It is a not-for-profit, professional member association representing dietitians and nutritionists, nutrition scientists, dietetic students, associate and affiliate members.

DAA represents more than 5,000 members. Its members work in all areas of dietetics and nutrition including hospitals, food service management, community health, private practice, educational institutions, government departments and industry.

Vision

DAA is the leader in nutrition for better food, better health and wellbeing for all.

Mission

DAA is the peak body of dietetics and nutrition professionals providing strategic leadership in food and nutrition through empowerment, advocacy, education, accreditation and communication.

Strategic activities

  • support members to achieve excellence in practice
  • increase opportunities for members
  • influence government policy
  • influence the food supply.

DAA recommends looking for the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APDs) credential when choosing a dietitian. APDs translate scientific nutrition information into personalised, practical advice on food and nutrition.

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Last reviewed: March 2017

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Should I be worried about trans fats? Dietitians Association of Australia

Should I be worried about trans fats? Usually, unsaturated fats are ones we think of the healthy ones

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Are carbohydrates fattening? Dietitians Association of Australia

Are carbohydrates fattening? Foods rich in carbohydrateare an important part of a healthy diet theyre a source of energy for our body, and fuel for our brain

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My doctor has told me I have impaired glucose tolerance, what should I do? Dietitians Association of Australia

My doctor has told me I have impaired glucose tolerance, what should I do? If you have been diagnosed with Impaired Glucose Tolerance (commonly known as pre-diabetes) you are at much greater risk of developing type 2 diabetes

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How much exercise do I need to stay healthy? Dietitians Association of Australia

How much exercise do I need to stay healthy? Australias Physical Activity & Sedentary Behaviour Guidelines recommend adults get 150 to 300 minutes of moderate intensity physical activity, or 75 to 150 minutes of vigorous intensity physical activity, each weekto help improve your blood pressure, cholesterol, heart health, and muscle and bone strength

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Where do I find saturated fats in food Dietitians Association of Australia

Where do I find saturated fats in food Saturated fats are often called bad fats they are not considered essential for good health, and have been linked with an increased risk of high bloodcholesterollevels in the body which in turn is a risk factor for heart disease

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Top take-away food tips Dietitians Association of Australia

Top take-away food tips Most of us agree that fast food and takeaway foods arent great for our health, and dont leave us feeling our best

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My doctor said Ive got diverticular disease, what should I eat? Dietitians Association of Australia

My doctor said Ive got diverticular disease, what should I eat? Diverticular disease affects the large bowel, it causes small pockets or pouches to stick out beyond the bowel wall

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Can I eat eggs if I want to be healthy? Dietitians Association of Australia

Can I eat eggs if I want to be healthy? Eggsare an economical and nutrient rich food withgood quality protein along with other vitamins and minerals

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What are the current Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs)? Dietitians Association of Australia

What are the current Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs)? Nutrient Reference Values (NRVs) for Australia and New Zealand provide recommended intakes for energy (kilojoules), protein, carbohydrate, fibre, fats, vitamins, minerals and other nutrients based on age, sex and life stages

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Children Dietitians Association of Australia

Children Getting the best start in life: All about childhood nutrition If youre a parent, youll know just how active and busy children are

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