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Thursday 21-9-2017

Get a free and instant assessment of the food and drinks you supply with a new Victorian Government website, FoodChecker!

FoodChecker is the new online way to review menus, products and recipes against Victorian food and drink guidelines for:

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Friday 11-8-2017

It’s no secret that Australia’s population is ageing. The proportion of people over 65 years is expected to increase from 14 per cent in 2011 to approximately 20 per cent in 2031.

Learn the 6 steps to managing malnutrition in your aged care service.

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Friday 14-7-2017

Nutrition Australia Vic Division is excited to announce two new collaborations to inspire healthy eating, with Horticulture Innovation Australia and Just Get Active.
 

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Thursday 23-3-2017

Promoting healthy eating in your school has never been easier thanks to the new online training from the Healthy Eating Advisory Service.

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Friday 17-3-2017

On 21 February, Nutrition Australia Vic Division joined hundreds of attendees from all over Victoria for the Department of Health and Human Service’s inaugural Food Forum.

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Wednesday 15-3-2017

We all know that to have good dental health, we need to look after our teeth. Yet, preventable dental diseases such as tooth decay and dental erosion are very common health problems in Australia. Regular tooth brushing and flossing (at least twice a day), as well as regular visits to the dentist are only just the start. Good nutrition and eating habits also play a key role in preventing tooth decay and dental erosion. 

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Wednesday 15-3-2017

As you get older, lifestyles and appetites change which affects the types and amounts of food we eat. A decreasing appetite or reduced ability to buy and prepare healthy foods can mean that many older people don’t get enough essential vitamins, minerals and fibre, and this can contribute to general unwellness or exacerbate some chronic illness.

Food and nutrition can have a significant impact to quality of life by meeting the physical, functional and experiential needs of clients.

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Friday 20-1-2017

Get a free and instant assessment of the food and drinks you supply with the Healthy Eating Advisory Service’s new online menu assessment tool.

Coming soon, the online menu assessment tool will allow anyone working in long day care or retail food outlets to review food and drink products, recipes and entire menus against the relevant Victorian healthy food and drink guidelines for their setting.

Anyone can use the tool including long day care cooks and managers, retail food outlet staff, or people that support them, such as health professionals.

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Friday 23-12-2016

Amy Laird has been named Nutrition Australia Vic Division's 2016 Volunteer of the Year.

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Friday 16-12-2016

Do you promote healthy eating in Victoria?

Looking for help with the foods and drinks that you supply?

Nutrition Australia Vic Division can help!

We have a range of resources, services and events for yourself, or the people and organisations that you work with.

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