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WHAT INFORMATION IS PROVIDED BY NURTITION SURVEYS

A snapshot of what Australia is eating a a specific time., including nutrient intake, supplement intake, portion size

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HOW IS THE INFORMATION PROVIDED BY NUTRITION SURVEYS USED

Allows food intake to be compared to the dietary Guidelines and recommended intakes
Provides a basis for nutrition surveys
Guides policy and legislation development such as mandatory fortification laws
Assisting in assessment of current nutrition polocies and strategies
Allos comparisons to be made with future surveys to monitor changes in food intake

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WHAT IS THE AUSTRALIAN GUIDE TO HEALTH EATING

A visual food selection model that assists in people in planning their meals and portion intake

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WHAT ARE THE AUSTRALIAN DIETARY GUIDELINES

A set of guidelines to assist in achieving and maintaining a health diet including portion size

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NAME AND EXPLAIN ALL 5 DIETARY GUIDELINES

To achieve and maintain a health weight, be physically active and choose amounts of nutritious food and drinks to meet your energy needs
(should be physicall active everyday and eat nutritious foods)
Enjoy a wide variety of nutritious foods from these 5 food groups every day
(works with the guide to health eating)
Limit intake of foods containing saturated fat, added salt, added sugars and alcohol
(replace bad fats with good ones, dont add extra salt, limit lollies etc. and limit alcohol intake) ((bottom right of guide to healthy eating))
Encourage, support and promote breastfeeding
Care for your food; prepare and store it safely

BODY WEIGHT
FOOD GROUPS
DONTS
BREASTFEEDING
FOOD CARE

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HOW DO THE DIETARY GUIDELINES HELP PROMOTE HEALTH EATING

Provide the latest scientific stats. relating to healthy eating
Assists Australian in developing health lifestyles by educating about the risk of developing diet related diseases
Provides advice on serving sizes
Provides dietary advice for different age groups, cultures, pregnancy status and lifestyles, eg vego and those aiming to loose weight

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NAME THE 5 FOOD GROUPS

veggies
fruit
dairy
grains (including bread)
meat