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Healthy eating for children (2013)

Author

National Health and Medical Research Council

Publisher

National Health and Medical Research Council

City

Canberra

Type

Brochure

 

Description

As part of the Eat for health campaign, the Healthy eating for children brochure is a pictorial guide on eating healthy foods and making the right choices from the five food groups.

It aims to help parents and children identify the variety, types of foods and the recommended number of serves they should be consuming each day. It also highlights that as children grow their dietary needs change.

It aims to help children and parents also identify the foods that should be avoided and or only consumed sometimes and in small amounts. The brochure also highlights the importance of drinking water.The Healthy eating for children brochure was informed by the Food modelling system and Australian dietary guidelines and is designed for healthy Australians, including those with common health risks such as being overweight.

The Healthy eating for children brochure is not designed for children with a specific medical condition, parents should seek specialised dietary advice.

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Contact details

Nutrition Team
Senior Project Officer
National Health and Medical Research Council
GPO Box 1421
Canberra ACT 2601
Ph: (02) 6217 9466
Fax: (02) 6217 9100
Email: dietaryguidelines@nhmrc.gov.au

Publications can be ordered at:
National Mailing and Marketing
Ph: (02) 6269 1080
Email: health@nationalmailing.com.au

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Last updated: 27 March 2013
 
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