National Nutrition Week

We all know we should eat 5 serves of vegetables a day...

But did you know that the average Aussie only eats half that amount?
 

Try For 5 serves a day during National Nutrition Week 2016!

Whether they're fresh, frozen or canned, eating more vegetables is one of the easiest things we can all do for better health and wellbeing.

They burst with flavour and they're packed full of important vitamins and minerals, disease-fighting antioxidants and gut-healthy fibre.

And they're so versatile. They can be eaten raw, cooked, baked, mashed, grated, chopped, diced, sliced - you name it!
 

Here's 3 great ways to add veg to your day

Eat a rainbow: Have a bunch of different coloured vegetables every day during NNW to get the max variety of beneficial nutrients, PLUS you’ll love the variety of tastes and textures!
 

Try something new every day: Try a new vegetable, a new recipe, or try eating vegetables in a way that you don’t normally eat them.
 

Love your legumes: Did you know that 2016 is International Year of the Pulse? Or that legumes are in TWO foods groups? Pulses, beans and legumes are a cheap and versatile source of fibre, protein plus many other important nutrients.

 

Try For 5 challenge

Take the pledge to eat more veg!

Join the Try For 5 challenge and see if you can eat five serves of vegetables every day during National Nutrition Week. Open to individuals and teams.

We'll help you out with daily tips, recipes and inspiring ways to add more veg to your day. PLUS you can check your progress with the Try For 5 daily intake tracker.

Registrations open soon. Subscribe to our mailing list so you won't miss out!

 

Celebrate your way

Celebrate National Nutrition Week your way with these activity ideas for schools and organisations.

Get involved here!

 

Recipes & resources

Discover new ways to add veg to your day!

Download National Nutrition Week posters, social media graphics and more. PLUS more inspiring recipes and resources coming soon!
 

Join our mailing list so you don't miss the any of the latest NNW2016 news.

 

About National Nutrition Week

Each year National Nutrition Week raises awareness of the role of food on our health, and supports the community to enjoy healthy eating.

The food and lifestyle choices we make impact on both our health, and the health of our planet. With childhood obesity rates now around 25% and with Australians identified as being among the highest producers of waste globally, we need to address these issues urgently.

National Nutrition Week always includes World Food Day (16 October).

Click here for past National Nutrition Week kits (members only)

 
 

 

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