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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.

Read more on Nutrition Australia website

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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What's for lunch? | Nutrition Australia

Packing a healthy lunchbox () () Children need to eat a variety of foods everyday to be healthy.

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Nuts, health and kids | Nutrition Australia

A parents' guide to nuts, foods and allergies in school.

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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 producing energy, optimal immune function, and storing oxygen in our muscles (this is what gives muscles their red colour!)

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