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Senior Support Services Info Hub

Nutrition Info Hub » Senior Support Services Info Hub

Senior Support Services Info Hub

Nutrition information, resources and ideas to support healthy eating in senior support services.

 

Making the most of packaged foods

Packaged foods tend not to be the healthiest options when compared to fresh, as they can be high in saturated fats, added sugars and salt. However not all packaged foods are unhealthy choices...

 

 Eat a Rainbow Every Day

Fruit and vegetables exist in a rainbow of colours; red, purple/blue, orange, green and white/brown. Each colour group provides their own unique set of disease fighting chemicals, these are called phytochemicals...

 

Food Safety when Shopping

Food poisoning is caused by bacteria and occurs when food has not been properly handled, stored or cooked. When shopping it's important to keep the temperature of your food within a safe range...

 

 

Healthier Cooking Tips

Most of your go to recipes may only need small, simple changes to make them healthier. Check out our tips to make a healthier version of your favourite meal.

 

 

Healthy BBQ Menu

We've done the planning for you! For a tasty and nutritious BBQ, check out our menu!

 

 

Healthy Meals are as Easy as 1-2-3

It’s 5pm and you’re thinking ‘what’s for dinner?’ So how do you turn the foods sitting in your fridge and pantry into a healthy meal...

 

 

Keeping Food Safe at Home

As many of the bugs that cause food poisoning can't been seen, smelled or tasted, it can be hard to tell if food has become unsafe to eat. By following some simple practices at home, you can ensure that your food is prepared safely and protect yourself against food poisoning...

 

Label Reading Guide

Not only does a food label tell us what a product is, but it also tells us important information about the ingredients and nutrients that product contains. By understanding this information, we can make sure to choose food products that suit our health and lifestyle needs...

 

Pantry, fridge and freezer essentials

Having a cleverly stocked pantry, fridge and freezer is essential for creating quick and easy meals. Use our guide to ensure you have all the basic ingredients on hand to make healthy meals every night of the week...

 

Winter immune boosters

The winter chill is here and so too are the dreaded winter colds and flu. So how can you protect yourself against these uninvited bugs? Eating well is essential to build a strong immune system to keep...

 

5 foods for healthy ageing

Eating nutritious foods every day is essential to make sure we get all of the nutrients we need to stay healthy, strong and well as we age. Try our top 5 foods for healthy ageing to make sure that you're providing your body with all the nutrients...

 

Don't bust the budget

Looking for tips to shop smarter, eat well and stay within budget? ...