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School Lunchbox Ideas

When packing a lunchbox, mix and match a variety of foods from each of the five food groups. 

Check out the fact sheet here to find out what these are and how you can be a lunchbox star!

What's For Lunch?

What's for Lunch?

Packing a healthy lunchbox is about ensuring children have a variety of foods to eat everyday. 

Check out the Fact Sheet below from Healthy Lunchbox Week on what is a halthy school lunch and some great tips!

Inaugural Healthy Lunchbox Week

Nutrition Australia launches Healthy Lunchbox Week!

Nutrition Australia is easing the stress of school lunches with the launch of Healthy Lunchbox Week! This year our major supporter is the Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council (GLNC) and together we are encouraging parents to bring back the sandwich.

Wrap up of National Nutrition Week 2017

Nutrition Australia’s National Nutrition Week 2017 (held in October), encouraged Australians to add an extra serve of vegetables to their day.

The campaign and our partnership with Bayer was announced at Parliament of Australia by Federal Assistant Minister for Health, the Hon David Gillespie.

Managing Your Blood Pressure

Managing Your Blood Pressure

High blood pressure is a risk factor for heart disease, stroke and kidney disease. The risk of high blood pressure rises steadily with age. It affects around one in three Australians aged 25 years and older.

Cheese

Cheese

Cheese is a tasty, convenient and versatile food that has been a significant part of our diet for thousands of years. Cheese is packed with key nutrients and plays an important role as part of a healthy diet. We are spoilt for choice when it comes to Australian cheese, it adds flavour to many favourite dishes - lasagne, pasta, and toasties to name a few. Plus, cheese is the ultimate entertainer.

Download the attachment for more information on Cheese and Health, Lactose intolerance and more fun facts.

Milk

Milk

Cow's milk is a natural source of nutrition. It's the biggest contributor of calcium to the Australian diet and provides a rane of other nutritents for good health. Cow's milk has been enjoyed for thousands of years and is used to make some of our favourite foods, including cheese, yoghurt and custard. 

Take a look at the fact sheet below for more information on what's in Milk, are you having enough and Milk and Health. 

Nutrition Australia acknowledge Dairy Australia for providing the content. 

Webinar Series - Festive food myths busted

Join our dietitians as they bust common festive food myths and more during our lighthearted live webinar sure to get you talking turkey at the Christmas dinner table!

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDST

Calendar: 
Tuesday 12-12-2017

Webinar Series - Festive food myths busted

Does eating turkey really make you feel sleepy?

Should you be using cacao instead of cocoa in your rum balls?

Are there really any foods that can cure a hangover?

Join our dietitians as they bust these festive food myths and more during our lighthearted live webinar sure to get you talking turkey at the Christmas dinner table!

Date: Tuesday 12 December 2017

Time: 5:30pm - 6:30pm EDST

Cost: $10 Members

Webinar Series - Dr Joanna McMillan

How often do you get to hear in a one on one interview style format from experts such as Dr Joanna McMillan? We are fortunate to have such a wonderful advocate for healthy eating here in Australia, far from her native country of Scotland.

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