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Healthy Eating Pyramid

The Healthy Eating Pyramid is a simple visual guide to the types and proportion of foods that we should eat every day for good health. 

It contains the five core food groups, plus healthy fats, according to how much they contribute to a balanced diet based on the Australian Dietary Guidelines (2013)

Australian Dietary Guidelines: Recommended daily intakes

The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend the number of ‘standard serves’ we should consume from the five core food groups each day, for a nutritious and balanced diet.

Australian Dietary Guidelines: Standard serves

The Australian Dietary Guidelines recommend the number of ‘standard serves’ we should consume from the five core food groups each day, for a nutritious and balanced diet.

The recommended intake amounts differ for each age and gender. Click here to see the recommended intakes.

Nuts in schools

A resource for school teachers, management and canteens.

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Breakfast

Why have breakfast?

Breakfast really is the most important meal of the day!

Fibre

What is fibre?

Fibre is the indigestible parts of plant foods, such as vegetables, fruits, grains, beans and legumes. It is type of a carbohydrate that helps keep our digestive systems healthy.

There are three different types of fibre which all have different functions and health benefits.

Iron

Iron is a mineral that is found in a range of foods. It helps to transport oxygen around the body, making it essential for life!

It is also important for producing energy, optimal immune function, and storing oxygen in our muscles (this is what gives muscles their red colour!)
 

IHG partners with Nutrition Australia for healthier kids' food at Holiday Inn hotels and resorts

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InterContinental Hotels Group (IHG) today announced an exclusive partnership with Nutrition Australia - a non-profit organisation inspiring healthy eating through nutrition education, information and advisory services - to develop a new, revamped kids’ menu featuring healthier food options for its Holiday Inn® Hotels & Resorts brand.

Roy Royce: A new healthy choice for educators

On Monday we joined 60 children from St Kilda Park Primary School to celebrate the launch of Roy Royce: A healthy choice, with a morning of active games and story telling in the school's veggie garden.

Roy Royce: A healthy choice is a new suite of teaching resources, developed with Nutrition Australia Victorian Division, to promote the benefits of healthy eating to 4-8 year olds.

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