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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

Tummy rumbles: guidelines for remote area canteens (2005)

Author

Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services

City

Darwin

Type

Report

Institution

Northern Territory Department of Health and Community Services

 

Description

This guideline has been produced to assist those working in remote Indigenous communities who are providing meals for school children.

The resource supports the notion that food and nutrition are important for school children to ensure that they are healthy and able to learn effectively. By improving the quality of food offered in school canteens, this resource hopes to promote healthy eating habits that will last a lifetime.

Topics covered in the guideline include:

In addition to providing information on nutrition, this booklet contains various meal ideas that are easy to prepare, and links to additional resources that promote healthy eating.

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Contact details

Department of Health and Community Services
Health House
87 Mitchell Street
Darwin NT 0800
PO Box 40596
Casuarina NT 0811
Ph: (08) 8999 2400
Fax: (08) 8999 2700

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Last updated: 18 August 2014
 
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