Posted on 21 June 2022
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We're running an exciting competition to find the best long day care recipes in the state! Experiences with food create life-long habits, happy memories and inspiration to learn new things about the world. Your centre's food and recipes help set the foundations of this journey! We're looking...

Posted on 27 May 2022
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We’re excited to release our latest explainer video about the Healthy choices: policy directive for Victorian public health services drinks targets. VIDEO LINK: Policy directive drinks targets - assessing and reporting | Healthy Eating Advisory Service The video provides a...

Posted on 26 May 2022
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Food waste is a global issue that is a major contributor to climate change. Each year around the world 1.3 billion tonnes of food go to waste.1 When it comes to workplaces, food waste in a typical early childhood centre in Victoria accounts for nearly 30% of the waste.2 Food wastage can...

Posted on 20 January 2022
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An exciting new Victorian-wide movement launching today aims to transform food and drink options in schools and other community organisations in an effort to provide children with the healthy start they need to learn, grow and thrive. Vic Kids Eat Well ...

Posted on 9 December 2021
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Over the hot summer months, it’s important for your facility’s members and visitors to stay hydrated whilst being active. We all have a role in encouraging water as the drink of choice and providing easy access!  Here are some tips to promote water throughout your facility:...

Posted on 10 November 2021
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Did you know that only 5% of Aussie kids are meeting their daily veg needs? However, research has shown that role modelling healthy eating to young children can encourage them to develop healthy eating habits. We’re excited to announce the release of a new training module designed especially for...

Posted on 4 November 2021

The Healthy Eating Advisory Service is proud to support the Victorian Government's new 'Healthy Kids, Healthy Futures' action plan to support children and young people to be healthy, active and well. Consistent with the Victorian Public Health and Wellbeing Plan 2019-2023, 'Healthy Kids, Healthy...

Posted on 3 November 2021
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Looking for some inspiration to get your pool kiosk summer ready and full of healthy treats for those hot days? In 2019, the Winchelsea Swimming Pool kiosk successfully transformed their food and drinks as per the Healthy Choices guidelines - transitioning from 90% RED foods/drinks to all GREEN...

Posted on 3 November 2021
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The price of food and drinks has significant influence on what people decide to eat - ‘pricing interventions’ are a way of directing people toward healthier options. “Research has found that just a 10% price increase on unhealthy items and a 10% price decrease on healthy items can result in...

Posted on 3 November 2021
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What people eat is strongly influenced by their local food environments and sport and rec facilities are an important environment for encouraging and influencing people toward healthier options. Despite this, data has shown that unhealthy food environments exist in many sport and rec facilities...

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