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Wednesday 01-8-2018

FoodChecker is a free tool to help Victorian primary and secondary schools review their canteen menus and get professional nutrition advice on healthier options.

It was developed by the Healthy Eating Advisory Service, a free program run by Nutrition Australia’s Vic Division in partnership with the Victorian Government.

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Wednesday 18-7-2018

Nutrition Australia’s own Margaret Rozman spoke “all things nutrition” at Prevention Magazine’s Positive Ageing Seminar. Margaret joined Olympic great Nicole Livingstone and women’s health and menopause expert Dr Rosie Worsley for a morning of inspiration and positivity at the iconic Langham Hotel.

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Friday 20-4-2018

Finding healthier GREEN and AMBER foods and drinks for retail outlets and vending machines just got a whole lot easier, with the NEW product search on FoodChecker.

Search the database of over 3000 packaged food and drinks items, in 14 different categories.

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Thursday 19-4-2018

Volunteers are an integral part of Nutrition Australia Vic Division with the relationships shared mutually beneficial. Their time is crucial to us and incredibly valued. Becoming a volunteer is highly sought after, with hundreds of keen applications received annually and only four intake periods throughout the year for our 13 week specialised program.

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Tuesday 16-1-2018

Isabelle assisted with a variety of tasks contributing to major projects for the Consultancy team.

She updated recipe templates, assisted with research and transcribing and theming interviews. Isabelle shows great attention to detail, consistently produces work to a high standard and has built a great rapport with the team.

Congratulations Isabelle!

 

 

 

 

 

 

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Thursday 11-1-2018

With more than 20 teaspoons of sugar in one hit, a new ad campaign shows heavy health cost of cheap frozen drinks.

A cheeky, graphic counter-campaign taking on cheap frozen drink promotions like $1 Slurpees and Frozen Cokes has hit Victorian bus and tram stops to urge Australians to rethink their sugary drink.

This “Don’t Be Sucked In” advertising campaign from LiveLighter and Rethink Sugary Drink, an alliance of 18 leading health agencies including Nutrition Australia, hits bus and tram stops around Victoria and will run for two weeks.

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Wednesday 10-1-2018

Nutrition is often overlooked as an important factor in providing aged care services, yet it is an essential part of general quality of care.

A recent aged care quality review outlines the need for sector-wide regulatory reform to address the general quality of care, and inconsistency in identifying quality failings within the aged care sector.

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Wednesday 10-1-2018

A series of interviews by Nutrition Australia with Horticulture Innovation Australia has revealed local chefs recognise the premium quality of Australian Extra Virgin Olive Oil, but their use of EVOO is limited to ‘finishing’ dishes and using small amounts to add flavour.

The interviews were part of a two-year project to increase awareness of Australian EVOO and produce educational tools for the food service industry.

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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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