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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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Nutrition and older adults | Nutrition Australia

Eat well to age well As you get older, it’s important to continue choosing healthy foods and enjoying eating as a social activity that you can look forward to.

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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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Updating the Pyramid | Nutrition Australia

Nutrition Australia’s Pyramid has continually evolved for over 30 years, always with the same aim: to encourage Australians to eat a varied and balanced diet in…

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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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Multicultural Health Week 2020: Nutrition Literacy Resources | Nutrition Australia

Multicultural Health Week in NSW kicks off on September 7 th 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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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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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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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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