Health & Wellbeing Links
Community Foodies recognises there are many great programs and websites that support and encouraging healthy eating and living and provide valuable resources and information.
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
National Heart Foundation
Lots of information around heart health, heart disease and healthy eating including recipes and the Heart Foundation Tick
Cancer Council of South Australia
Provides information around nutrition’s role in preventing cancer, and tips for healthy eating
Offer support, education and advice for people living with diabetes, as well as for the prevention of type-two diabetes.
Plenty of fact sheets and recipes about nutrition and healthy eating.
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
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.
Better Health Channel
Health and nutrition advice and information on every topic imaginable.
Tips and information on every aspect of being a parent and raising children- including nutrition for different age groups
Food Cents Program
Information on making the most out of your dollar when planning meals and buying nutritious foods.
Australian Breastfeeding Foundation
Provides plenty of fact sheets, links to breastfeeding classes, helplines and a forum for all types of queries about breastfeeding.
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.
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 resourcesinvolving common issues with children and healthy eating, recipes and activities.
Swap It, Don’t Stop It
A government campaign that encourages people through simple messages to make small changes toward a healthier lifestyle.
Go for 2&5
Recipes plus all of the Go for 2&5 resources
Information about the school based program that helps promote healthy eating and healthy food choices by classifying foods into 3 categories.
Go For Grains
Recipes and information around increasing the amount of wholegrains and fibre in your diet
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
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
Dedicated to giving parent’s voices about nutrition- especially around food in schools and TV food advertising to children
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