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Nutrition Australia

Nutrition Australia is a national, independent, not for profit organisation that aims to 'inspire healthy eating' through the delivery of programs and services Australia-wide.

They aim to be the leading provider of nutrition education, with the goal of reducing the incidence of food-related lifestyle diseases and promoting optimal health amongst the Australian community.

In addition to government funded activities, Nutrition Australia deliver educational programs and services that are funded by contributions from their membership base and corporate sponsors.

Nutrition Australia also:

  • acts as a source of scientific information on key nutrition issues
  • produces and disseminates material on nutrition to policy makers, the media, educators, food industry and the community
  • consults to government departments, food industry and consumer groups as required on issues related to food and nutrition
  • encourages innovation in the dissemination of nutrition knowledge
  • owns the intellectual property rights to the Healthy Living Pyramid, Aim for the Healthy Weight Range Graph and more than 100 nutrition publications.

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Last reviewed: November 2012

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Physical Activity During Pregnancy | Nutrition Australia

Regular physical activity should continue throughout pregnancy. It is important that pregnancy is treated as an altered physiological state, not a condition, and that a few allowances are made concerning exercise routines for women in the pregnant state.

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Food and Nutrition | Nutrition Australia

() Nutrition Australia has made a significant contribution to the education and improvement of health and wellbeing of Australians. However, the need for nutrition education continues as statistics show that a significant percentage of Australians are overweight and obese and suffer from conditions associated with diets of excess.

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Activity Tips for Children | Nutrition Australia

How do your children spend their free time on the weekends and after school? Do they play in the backyard or at the park? Do they play on swings, ride their bikes, rollerblade or skateboard with their friends? Or do they spend long hours watching television or playing computer games?

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Physical Activity During Pregnancy | Nutrition Australia

Regular physical activity should continue throughout pregnancy. It is important that pregnancy is treated as an altered physiological state, not a condition, and that a few allowances are made concerning exercise routines for women in the pregnant state.

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8 Good Foods Young Kids Love (and why they are good for them!) | Nutrition Australia

Fruit - universally liked, sweet, enjoyable, and a good substitute for children who do not like vegetables.

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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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Children | Nutrition Australia

Fruit and vegetable nutrition information

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Activity Tips for Children | Nutrition Australia

How do your children spend their free time on the weekends and after school? Do they play in the backyard or at the park? Do they play on swings, ride their bikes, rollerblade or skateboard with their friends? Or do they spend long hours watching television or playing computer games?

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Food and Fitness for Children | Nutrition Australia

Active, growing children require good nutrition to build healthy bodies and to help them be the best they can be. Many attitudes towards food are shaped during early school years, forming the basis for future eating habits.

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Healthy Snacks for Under 5's | Nutrition Australia

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