Tuesday 14-8-2018

Did you know that only 5% of Australian children eat their recommended intake of vegetables? When children aren’t eating fruit and vegetables at school, it’s almost impossible for them to reach their recommended intakes. Children need the nutrients from fruit and vegetables to learn, grow and play. Crunch and Sip is a NSW Government initiative, which gives students a dedicated time during the school day to eat fruit and veg and to rehydrate with water.

Monday 13-8-2018
Nutrition Australia – Advocating for your Health

Nutrition Australia, through National and State Divisions, undertakes a substancial amount of advocacy work with both Federal and State Governments, guiding bodies and health organisations.

There is a current inquiry into the obesity epidemic in Australia where urgent action is needed to educate, empower and enable Australians to choose healthier foods and drinks.

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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