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Australian Indigenous HealthBulletin
 

What's in food snacks (2008)

Author

Queensland Health Tropical Public Health Unit

Publisher

Dr Edward Koch Foundation

City

Cairns, Qld

Type

Poster

 

Description

This A2 poster is a visual representation of commonly eaten snack foods, with teaspoons indicating the fat and sugar content of each food or meal.

It is one of the resources developed as part of the Living strong program - a weight management and healthy lifestyle program targeting Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in rural remote and urban communities. The program was developed by the Tropical Public Health Unit nutrition teams in Cairns and Townsville as a primary prevention intervention to address the high incidence of diabetes and other lifestyle diseases among North Queensland Indigenous adults.

Australian Indigenous HealthInfoNet abstract

When to use this resource

The resources accompanying the program are designed to be used in the workplace, during training or other related healthy lifestyle talks (ideally used in conjunction with other What's in food posters).

Contact details

To order copies of this resource:

Dr Edward Koch Foundation
PO Box 2964
Cairns QLD 4870
Ph: (07) 4031 0145
Email: dulciebird@kochfoundation.org.au

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Last updated: 16 November 2010
 
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