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Embracing Veg Waste with some of Australia's Top Influencers during National Nutrition Week

Embracing Veg Waste with Some of Australia's Top Influencers

During October’s National Nutrition Week Tryfor5 campaign the focus was on ‘Embracing Vegetable Waste’ to combat Australia’s rising waste issue whilst increasing vegetable consumption. A campaign highlight was our annual ‘influencer event’, held at Sydney’s prestigious Vive Cooking School where key influencers and supporters who are passionate about healthy eating were invited.  

Are You Ready to Embrace Your Waste? National Nutrition Week 2019 is almost here!

13-19 October is all about how to try for five serves of vegetables each day by learning to embrace your food waste!

Scary Stats

Less than 4% of us eat our recommend five serves of vegetables a day and only 1% of children / teenagers! In fact, the average Australian eats eat only half that. Not only can eating a healthy and balanced diet help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases but it may even reduce your risk of depression. And yet we throw a lot of good food away.

Learn to embrace your vegetable 'waste’ for National Nutrition Week 2019

National Nutrition Week is 13-19 October 2019 and this year’s theme is all about how to try for five serves of vegetables each day by learning to embrace your food waste!

We all know veggies are good for us – Mum’s been telling us for years! Eating a healthy and balanced diet can help reduce the risk of many chronic diseases. But did you also know it can help us be happier, and may even help reduce the risk of developing depression?

 

Nutrition Australia’s response to the Heart Foundation’s updated dietary advice for heart health

In August 2019, the Heart Foundation released updated dietary advice on the consumption of red meat, dairy, and eggs in light of revised evidence on how these foods impact heart disease risk.

Nutrition Australia applauds the Heart Foundation for reviewing the latest evidence on the impact of diet and heart disease, and for revising its advice to reflect the findings. Read more.

Listen to the latest webinar on Almonds & Heart Health

Almonds & Heart Health 

The Almonds & Heart Health Webinar provides health and nutrition professionals with the latest research on the benefits of nuts, including almonds for heart health.

Click here to listen to our experts discuss the latest research and evolution of evidence, plus the current dietary recommendations for heart health.

Click on the attached PDF to view the webinar slides.

Free Webinar: Almonds and Heart Health

Learn more about the latest research on the benefits of nuts, including almonds

This free webinar will update health and nutrition professionals about the latest research on the benefits of nuts, including almonds for heart health. Our Heart Foundation nutrition expert will talk about the evolution of evidence surrounding dietary fats and dietary patterns and present the current dietary recommendations for heart health.

Nutrition Australia response to Health Star Rating draft Five Year Review Report

The Australian Government’s Health Star Rating (HSR) system is a voluntary front of pack labelling scheme that rates the overall nutritional profile of packaged food and drinks. It is designed to make it easier for consumers to choose healthier options when shopping.

Healthy Lunchbox Week 20-26 January

Healthy Lunchbox Week is here!

Head over to our NEW Healthy Lunchbox Week website for great tips, recipes and fun videos.

 

 

Tryfor5, Australia’s Annual “Eat More Vegetables” Awareness Campaign a Success

During October the focus was on vegetables as this year’s Tryfor5 awareness campaign launched ‘Small Change, Big Gains’ to support veg intake and highlight their importance. With the transformation of some of Australia’s favourite recipes plus the launch of Nutrition Australia’s first-ever influencer event, this primarily online and social media campaign received the high visibility it set out to achieve.

Tryfor5 - Latest Research Shows a Healthy Diet has Mental Health and Memory Function Benefits

Tryfor5 Press Release October 2018

Latest Research Shows a Healthy Diet has Mental Health and Memory Function Benefits

Current research reveals that diet and mental health are related. Poor diet is now believed to be linked to negative mental health and a greater risk of depression and anxiety, and also impacts memory and learning[1].

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