VIC

A partnership to improve public health nutrition: Deakin Nutrition and Nutrition Australia

In time for National Nutrition Week, we are delighted to announce a partnership between two leading public health nutrition bodies in Australia: Deakin’s School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences and Nutrition Australia Vic Division.

Having collaborated on many activities together in recent years, we are now formally partnering to enhance our respective contributions to the public health nutrition sector.

A shared vision

Give your vending machine a free health check with FoodChecker

Healthy snacking is a growing industry, and snack-savvy consumers are actively seeking out nutritious options.

Provide healthier options in your organisation with the NEW vending machine assessment feature on FoodChecker!

FoodChecker is your free way to find out if the foods and drinks in your machines meet the Victorian Government’s Healthy Choices guidelines. 

Nutrition Australia Presenting at the 2019 Dietitians Association of Australia Conference

Embracing the 2019 Dietitians Association of Australia conference theme of ‘More than meets the eye’, Nutrition Australia will present on two key initiatives that encompass the challenges of clinical and professional practices.

Food, mood and learning at the National Education Summit

Join Nutrition Australia Vic Division on Saturday 31 August 2019, as Margaret Rozman explores the latest research on the connection between food and mood in education.

She will discuss the strong evidence on the effects of healthy eating on student learning, mental health and overall wellbeing along with best practice strategies you can easily implement to support healthy eating in your classroom and school.

Tackling low veg consumption in children with VegKIT

How to get kids to eat more vegetables? It’s the age-old question posed by many a parent. With less than one percent of Australian children consuming the recommended serves of veg per day, this significant issue demands fresh new thinking and long-term investment.

Winter long day care menu packs - special offer!

Finding the time and the inspiration to create healthy menus can be challenging, so we have done the work for you!

Nutrition Australia’s Winter long day care menu pack is filled with delicious, simple, in-season recipes that children will love.

It includes every recipe, menu, and instruction you’ll need to feed the children in your care for the next three months.

PLUS every recipe is customised to the number of children in your centre, every day of the week!

Showcase your healthy canteen and you could win $500!

You could win $500 for your school, simply by taking a photo of how you promote healthy foods and drinks in your school canteen!

The Healthy Eating Advisory Service’s Capture Your Canteen photo competition is looking for the colourful and creative ways that your school canteen or food service promotes healthy eating, such as:

Nutrition Australia Vic Division Offers Exciting New Planned Menus to Long Day Care Centres

Recognising that long day care centres can find it challenging to create new seasonal menus due to time constraints, Nutrition Australia developed a rotating 4 week Summer / Autumn Menu Pack specifically tailored to the number of children at a centre.  

Nutrition Australia Vic Division & Horticulture Innovation Australia Educate Health Professionals on the Health Benefits of Almonds

Nutrition Australia Vic Division is delivering the Educating Health Professionals Project on behalf of the Australian Almond Industry and funded by Horticulture Innovation Australia. The project aim is increasing awareness of the health benefits of almonds amongst Australian health professionals.

2018 AGM Highlights Key Achievements, Strategic Planning, a Presentation from Professor Mark Lawrence & the Official Launch of Tryfor5

Held on the 8th of October, Chairman, John Wills reported outstanding yearly results with a reworked strategic plan focusing on four pillars: Be Leaders in Healthy Eating; Build our Capacity and Sustainability; Educate and Empower; Advocate and Influence.

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