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].

Bayer, Scanpan, Victorinox and Cookbook Author, Olivia Andrews Join Forces with Nutrition Australia to Launch of Tryfor5, Australia’s Annual “Eat More Vegetables” Awareness Campaign

Tryfor5 14 - 20 October 2018

This year during National Nutrition Week, Nutrition Australia is launching the Tryfor5 campaign to increases awareness about the importance of consuming the recommended serves of vegetables, forming part of an overall healthy, balanced diet. Between 14 – 20 October all eyes will be on vegetables as this year’s theme ‘Small Change, Big Gains’ supports veg consumption with the transformation of some of Australia’s favourite recipes to make them even more healthy and delicious!

Database Spam: Notice to subscribers and members

Notice: 14th August 2018

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We have been made aware of a spam attack and confirm this is not a genuine email from Officeworks or Nutrition Australia. 

We confirm your data and privacy is very important to us and no privacy has been breached. 

Obesity Epidemic Inquiry

Nutrition Australia – Advocating for your Health

Nutrition Australia, through National and State Divisions, undertakes a substancial amount of advocacy work with both Federal and State Governments, guiding bodies and health organisations.

There is a current inquiry into the obesity epidemic in Australia where urgent action is needed to educate, empower and enable Australians to choose healthier foods and drinks.

Nuts and health

Nuts are a healthy plant food, packed full of beneficial nutrients for good health - they are high in healthy unsaturated fats, protein and fibre as well as containing a broad range of vitamins, minerals and phytochemicals.

Belinda Neville, Dietitian and Nutrition Program Manager at Nuts for Life answers some of your common questions about nuts.

What are tree nuts?

Tree nuts, as the name suggests grow on trees. They include: almonds, brazil nuts, cashews, chestnuts, hazelnuts, macadamias, pecans, pine nuts, pistachios and walnuts.

The role of extra virgin olive oil in oncology: A series of events with Dr Mary Flynn

Nutrition Australia, proudly supported by Cobram Estate, is delighted to host acclaimed US research dietitian Dr Mary Flynn as she presents her latest research in how a plant-based Mediterranean diet can aid in the treatment of some common forms of cancer, including breast and prostate.

Dr Mary Flynn is a world-renowned research dietitian from the US who has specialised in medical nutrition therapy for chronic disease prevention for the past two decades.

Nutrition Australia AGM

Save the Date

The Nutrition Australia National AGM will be held on Saturday 26th May 2018 in Melbourne.

Details to be sent to all memebers on 26th April.

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