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Health & Wellbeing Links

SA Community Foodies recognises there are many great programs and websites that support and encourage healthy eating and living and provide valuable resources and information.

 

Website Links:

 

SA Health

Health SA has links to all health-related services and organisations available to South Australians, as well as a list of hospitals and community health services across the state

http://www.health.sa.gov.au/

 

National Heart Foundation

Lots of information around heart health, heart disease and healthy eating including recipes and the Heart Foundation Tick

http://www.heartfoundation.org.au/

 

Cancer Council of South Australia

Provides information around nutrition’s role in preventing cancer, and tips for healthy eating

http://www.cancersa.org.au/

 

Diabetes SA

Offer support, education and advice for people living with diabetes, as well as for the prevention of type-two diabetes.

http://www.diabetessa.com.au/

 

Nutrition Australia

Plenty of fact sheets and recipes about nutrition and healthy eating.

http://www.nutritionaustralia.org/

 

Dietitians Association of Australia

Contact details for Dietitians across Australia, including SA, and nutrition tips, quizzes and virtual tours to test your label reading knowledge

http://www.daa.asn.au/

 

NRM Education

NRM Education is working with schools helping them become more environmentally active and sustainable. There is many useful resources  and information provided on becoming sustainable.

http://nrmeducation.net.au/

 

Better Health Channel

Health and nutrition advice and information on every topic imaginable.

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

 

Raising Children

Tips and information on every aspect of being a parent and raising children- including nutrition for different age groups

http://raisingchildren.net.au/

 

Food Cents Program

Information on making the most out of your dollar when planning meals and buying nutritious foods.

http://www.foodcentsprogram.com.au/

 

Australian Breastfeeding Foundation

Provides plenty of fact sheets, links to breastfeeding classes, helplines and a forum for all types of queries about breastfeeding.

http://www.breastfeeding.asn.au/

 

 

Programs links:

 

Obesity Prevention and Lifestyle (OPAL)

A community based program that promotes community involvement to support ways to be active and make healthier food choices. Many resources for nutritional and health information, fact sheets, snack ideas, tips for active living.

http://www.sahealth.sa.gov.au

 

Start Right Eat Right

The SRER project promotes healthy eating and good nutrition for young children in South Australian child care centres. Plenty of useful resources involving common issues with children and healthy eating, recipes and activities.

http://www.health.sa.gov.au/pehs/startrighteatright.htm

 

Shape Up Australia

An initiative to help Australians reduce their waist measurements and improve their overall health and wellbeing.

 http://shapeup.gov.au/

 

Go for 2&5

Recipes plus all of the Go for 2&5 resources

http://www.gofor2and5.com.au/

 

Right Bite

Information about the school based program that helps promote healthy eating and healthy food choices by classifying foods into 3 categories.

http://www.decs.sa.gov.au/eatwellsa/pages/eatwell/rightbite/

 

Go For Grains

Recipes and information around increasing the amount of wholegrains and fibre in your diet

http://www.gograins.com.au/

 

Stephanie Alexander’s Kitchen Garden Foundation

The Stephanie Alexander Kitchen Garden Foundation aims to allow kids to experience and learn about growing and cooking food from a young age through school

http://www.kitchengardenfoundation.org.au/

 

Australian City Farms and Community Gardens Network

Provides an extensive and updated list of all Community Gardens in South Australia as well as other states, plus open times and contact details

http://communitygarden.org.au/

 

Parents Jury

Dedicated to giving parent’s voices about nutrition- especially around food in schools and TV food advertising to children

http://www.parentsjury.org.au/

 

Fresh for Kids

A fun and exciting website for kids to learn about healthy eating and food. http://www.freshforkids.com.au/

 

Kitchen Gardens SA (Botanic Gardens Adelaide initiative)

A great new website that supports the development of kitchen gardens in homes, schools and communities in Adelaide

http://www.kitchengardenssa.com.au/