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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.

Vision and mission

Nutrition Australia aims 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.

They inspire healthy eating through information, education and consultation services.

How Nutrition Australia can help

Nutrition Australia deliver educational programs and services. They:

  • act as a source of scientific information on key nutrition issues
  • produce and disseminate material on nutrition to policy makers, the media, educators, food industry and the community
  • consult to government departments, food industry and consumer groups as required on issues related to food and nutrition
  • encourage innovation in the dissemination of nutrition knowledge
  • own 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: December 2020

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Healthy Eating Pyramid | Nutrition Australia

The Healthy Eating Pyramid is a simple visual guide to the types and proportion of foods that we should eat every day for good health. It contains the five core…

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Iron | Nutrition Australia

Iron is a mineral that is found in a range of foods. It helps to transport oxygen around the body, making it essential for life! It is also important for…

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Food Safety in the Kitchen | Nutrition Australia

Food Safety refers to handling, preparing and storing food in a way to best reduce the risk individuals becoming sick from foodborne illnesses. Food safety standards are set by Food Standards Australia New Zealand (or FSANZ, for short), and must be followed by all restaurants, cafes, and manufacturers. Don’t forget the home kitchen – food safety is just as important in the heart of the home.

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Dairy foods: How much is enough? | Nutrition Australia

Dairy foods including milk, cheese and yogurt are one of the five food groups the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat every day. The other four food…

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Multicultural Health Week 2020: Nutrition Literacy Resources | Nutrition Australia

Multicultural Health Week in NSW kicks off on September 7th until September 11th this year. The theme is Health Literacy and Safe Use of Medicines…

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How food can affect your mood | Nutrition Australia

Did you know that your food choices can affect the way you feel? Energy slumps, feeling low and difficulty sleeping can all be the result of poor food choices.

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Nuts, health and kids | Nutrition Australia

Nuts are natural power-packs of nutrients like vitamins, minerals, antioxidants, healthy fats, protein and fibre, which help children grow, develop and learn.

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Supporting your immune system | Nutrition Australia

The best thing you can do to strengthen your immune system is to make healthy lifestyle choices. Getting enough sleep, keeping physically active and having a…

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Fibre | Nutrition Australia

Fibre is the indigestible parts of plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, beans and legumes. It is type of a carbohydrate that helps keep our…

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Breakfast | Nutrition Australia

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day! Breakfast breaks your overnight fast. Breakfast refuels your glycogen (energy) stores.

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