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Further information about eating well

Australian Dietary Guidelines Advice about the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and wellbeing.
Dietitians Association of Australia Smart eating facts for parents and children.
Eat Well Tasmania
  • Lunch box ideas
  • Foods in season for the month
  • Resources, including the fruit and veg costume cupboard
  • Links to relevant projects and promotions
  • Information about sources of funding for nutrition promotion projects
  • Links to community / kitchen gardens
  • Support and ideas for parents on increasing awareness of healthy eating.
Tasmanian School Canteen Association Information with recommendations for canteen policy development, canteen management, menu selection, marketing and safe food handling practices. Also provides details about the Cool Canteen Accreditation Program (Cool CAP).
Go for 2 and 5Great recipes that can be used in the classroom for K-6- kids in the kitchen cookbook. Also has recipes for catering/events - ideal for school fetes, sporting events and the canteen
Stephanie Alexander's Kitchen Garden programFind links to the national grants program, read success stories from participating schools.
Fresh for KidsThis site is for the Sydney Markets Limited Fresh for Kids program aims to help school aged children achieve a healthy lifestyle by encouraging them to eat plenty of fresh fruit and vegetables and by participating in physical activity.
Kidney Health AustraliaThis site offers information about how kidneys work, the value of drinking water and all aspects of kidney disease.
A Healthier Serve Healthy Catering GuideA Healthier Serve is a guide to serving healthier food and drinks when catering for a group or organisation. A few simple changes can make a big difference to the food served at your events, proving healthier is still delicious.

Inside the guide are practical tips for healthy options at breakfast, lunch and dinner functions. Also included are ideas for hot and cold finger food, vegetarian options, BBQs and tasty desserts.

Healthy Kids ToolkitKey information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids.

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Further information physical activity

Early Childhood programs, Queensland GovernmentPractical, colourful resources like 'Move Baby Move', 'Active Alphabet' and 'Let's Get Moving' to help parents and carers include more activity into a child's day.

Physical activity recommendations for children

Information on the Australian Governments recommendations on the amount of physical activity that children need each day.
Heart Foundation WalkingIf you are looking to organise a community walking group, this website has details of the Heart Foundation Walking Program.
Bicycle Network AustraliaThis site offers resources for both school walking and riding  and information for national days like Ride2School Day and Ride2Work Day.
Exercise RightThis site has  information about exercise for kids and adults.
Healthy by designIf you are talking to your community or local government about the design of safe walking and cycling, this is a great reference provided by the Heart Foundation.the Heart Foundation Walking Program.
Healthy Kids ToolkitKey information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids

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Further information (general)

Parents VoiceThe Parents Voice is a web-based network of parents who wish to improve food and physical activity environments for children in Australia
Raising Children's NetworkAn Australian parenting website: comprehensive, practical, expert child health and parenting information and activities covering children aged 0-8 years.
Better Health ChannelFunded by the Victorian State Government, this site provides health and medical information to help individuals and their communities improve their health and wellbeing.

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