General Nutrition

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:

VHEE fruit & veg resource hub

Nutrition Australia Vic Division coordinates a network of organisations that work towards improving the supply and consumption of fruit and vegetables in Victoria.

It's called the Victorian Healthy Eating Enterprise (VHEE) Fruit and Vegetable Network

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.

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

Handy ideas to use up your leftover or ageing vegetables. 

Vegetable nutrition information

Get the low down on why all vegetables are super foods.

Whats in season

Fruits and vegetables that are in season are often cheaper, tastier and more nutritious.

Find out what's in season near you.

Growing fruit and vegetables

Take a look at the following websites for advice on starting your own fruit or vegetable garden.

South Australian Garden and Outdoor Living
A great guide for South Australians on what to plant and when.

Gardening Australia
The ABC's own gardening platform includes an interactive map with tips on what to grow and when, across Australia.

Find a farmers market

Find locally-grown fruit and vegetables in a market near you:

Australia wide

Victoria

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