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National Nutrition Week 2015 resources

National Nutrition Week, 11-17 October 2015

Discover new ways to add fruit and veg to your day, with our collection of websites to inspire you to Pick Right and Feel Bright!
 

Dairy foods: How much is enough?

Dairy foods including milk, cheese and yogurt are one of the five food groups the Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend we eat every day. The other four food
groups are:

Healthy eating out of the home

Whether you choose to ‘have here’ or ‘take away’, there are lots of healthy options out there to choose from. The trick is to know what to look for.

In general, when eating away from home, we should:

Simple solutions for using up fruit

Apples

Stewing apples in a little water is a great way of prolonging their life.  Stewed apples can be used as a base for many meals and desserts, or frozen for future use.  

  • Adding them as a topping for your favourite breakfast cereal
  • Serving stewed apples with a dollop of yoghurt or custard for a fresh and healthy dessert
  • Adding them to cakes or muffins for a delicious warm treat
  • Baking them with a crumble topping for a warming winter dessert

 

Simple solutions for using up vegetables

Asparagus

Either raw or cooked asparagus can be:

  • Enjoyed on its own
  • As a side or starter for a meal – drizzle with a little olive oil & parmesan
  • Added to salads for extra crunch and flavour
  • Used as dipping sticks with dips
  • Added to quiches or frittatas
  • Used in stir fries

 

Avocado

Fruit and vegetable nutrition information

Get the low down on why ALL fruits and vegetables are superfoods with these sites below:

Fruit and vegetable recipes

Add more colour to your day with recipes that feature your favourite fruit or veg.

Education tools to promote fruit and vegetables

We've compiled a list of useful websites and downloadable resources for educators, parents and health professionals to promote fruit and vegetables - adults might learn something too!

Fruit and vegetable meal and snack ideas

Find new ways to add fruit and veg to your day.

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