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HOW DOES NUTRITION AUSTRALIA PROMOTE HEALTH EATING

Menu assments (assess menus in schools, workplaces and hospitials and offers advice on how to make them healthy)
Design and distribution of publications (including topics such as health eating and weight loss)
Food industry consultancies (provides advise to food manufacturers on hoe to make their products more healthy)
National nutrition week (provides resources to schools etc.)
The development of food selection models (health eating prymid for Lacto-ovo-Vegos and healthy living prymids)

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WHAT IS THE HEALTHY LIVING PRYMID

A visual food selection model providing advise on healthy food choices and portions. Also including advise on no added salt, lots of water and lots of excercise.

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WHAT THREE LEVELS IS THE HEALTHY LIVING PRYMID BROKEN INTO, INCLUDING EXAMPLES

bottom level (eat most) - veggies, beans and lentils, dried beans, cereals, bread, fruit and nuts
middle layer (eat moderately) - lean meat, eggs, fish, chicken-no skin-, yoghurt, milk, cheese
top layer (eat in small amounts) - oil, marg, reduced fat spreads, butter sugar

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HOW DOES NUTRITION AUSTRALIA ACCOUNT FOR THOSE WHO DONT EAT MEAT

with the Healthy Eating prymid for lacto-ovo vegos. Replacing mean with tofu etc.

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HOW DOES THE HEART FOUNDATION PROMOTE HEALTHY EATING

Providing a phone line with advice for healthy eating
Provides millions of dollars to research towards issues related to healthy eating eg cardiovascular disease
Educating health professionals regarding latest prevention tools and research
Holds awards to recognise the efforts of local governments in promoting healthy eating
Develops a number of strategies to promote healthy eating eg tick of approval