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Eat for Health Australian Dietary Guidelines

www.eatforhealth.gov.au

The Australian Dietary Guidelines have information about the types and amounts of foods, food groups and dietary patterns that aim to:
- promote health and wellbeing
- reduce the risk of diet-related conditions, such as high cholesterol, high blood pressure and obesity
- reduce the risk of chronic diseases such as type 2 diabetes, cardiovascular disease and some types of cancers.


Good Habits for Life

https://goodhabitsforlife.act.gov.au/

Good Habits for Life is a part of the Healthy Weight Initiative, the ACT Government’s commitment to supporting a healthy, active and productive community. Good Habits for Life is all about taking some simple steps to healthier eating, being active and being connected to the people around us. 


Food&ME™ Nutrition Education Units

https://goodhabitsforlife.act.gov.au/fresh-tastes/foodme%E2%84%A2-%E2%80%93-tasty-resource-teachers

If you’re a teacher wanting to educate your students on nutrition for good health, then you’ll find Food&ME a big help. 

Fresh Tastes: healthy food at school

http://health.act.gov.au/c/health?a=sp&did=11498090

Fresh Tastes is a free ACT Government service that supports ACT schools to make healthy food and drinks a bigger part of everyday life for Canberra’s kids.


Nutrition Australia

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org

Australia's peak nutrition education body. Nutrition Australia is a not-for-profit, non-government, health promotion charity which aims to inspire healthy eating in our community.


ACT Healthy Schools Network

http://www.healthyschoolsact.com.au

The Healthy Schools Network ACT is a collaboration of local not-for-profit organisations that actively promote health and wellbeing in act primary schools, secondary schools and the early childhood years. Our organisations can assist act school teachers and educators in many ways, including staff training, classroom resources, awareness tools, recognised programs, professional learning and general support.

National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines

http://www.health.gov.au/internet/main/publishing.nsf/content/phd-nutrition-canteens

The National Healthy School Canteen Guidelines and resources provide national guidance and training to help canteen managers across Australia to make healthier food and drink choices for school canteens. These guidelines build on activities of state and territory governments and encourage a nationally consistent approach to promoting healthy food through Australian school canteens.