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National Nutrition Week info hub

Discover new ways to add veg to your day!

Congratulations on reaching the Pot Of Gold in the Try For 5 Challenge

Nutrition Australia congratulates Gowrie SA, Veg Heads and Eat For Life for achieving the highest scores in our Try For 5 Challenge - Team Game during National Nutrition Week.

From 16-22 October, teams ate their way to the top by earning points for every serve of vegetables they ate. They were also rewarded for eating a variety of different coloured vegetables and trying new things each day.

Australians urged to double their vegetable intake during National Nutrition Week

Nutrition Australia, the country’s leading non-profit nutrition organisation and creators of the Healthy Eating Pyramid, is challenging all Australians to take the pledge to eat more veg during National Nutrition Week, 16-22 October 2016.

With an alarming 96% of Australians failing to eat their recommend daily intake of vegetables, Nutrition Australia’s Try For 5 theme encourages all Australians to discover new ways to add veg to their day.

Try For 5 ... with SecondBites 5 easy budget tips

Enjoy more vegetables, and stretch your food dollar further with these handy tips from SecondBite’s Nutrition Programs Team.

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Try For 5 ... with a boost of dairy

Did you know that vegetables and dairy are the two foods groups Australians eat the least?

Boost your daily dose of both food groups with these delicious tips from Dairy Australia.

Try For 5 ... with bush tucker tips

Information about traditional ingredients used in Aboriginal food preparation, and recipe ideas to incorporate the bush tucker ingredients in nutritious meals and snacks. 

Storing vegetables

Simple strategies to keep your vegetables fresher for longer. 

Take the Try For 5 Challenge during National Nutrition Week

Want to know the easiest way to eat well and feel great?
Just take the pledge to eat more veg!

Get the daily motivation and support to Try For 5 serves of vegetables every day during National Nutrition Week with the Try For 5 Challenge, 16-22 October.

Because whether they're fresh, frozen or canned, getting enough vegetables every day is the #1 thing we can all do for better health and wellbeing. 

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