Nutrition

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Nutrition counselling
Report

Novel sources of data for monitoring food and nutrition

Monitoring food and nutrition is of significant public health importance. This report provides information about novel data sources that could be used for monitoring food and nutrition to guide future use and strengthen the evidence available for policy makers.
Guide

Identifying and responding to food insecurity in Australia

This practice guide and its companion practice paper describe the prevalence, experience and impact of food insecurity in Australia, identifying the populations most at risk and exploring various responses.
Report

Understanding food insecurity in Australia

This practice paper, and its companion practice guide, describe the prevalence, experience and impact of food insecurity in Australia, identifying the populations most at risk and exploring various responses.
Journal article

Effects of food policy actions on Indigenous peoples’ nutrition-related outcomes: a systematic review

There has been no systematic synthesis of the evidence of effectiveness of food and nutrition policies for Indigenous peoples around the world. This review fills that gap.
Infographic

Developing a consensus statement on healthy eating and active living: VicHealth guide to best practice

There’s an urgent need for the government and health organisations to collaborate and turn the tide on childhood obesity. In response, VicHealth convened a roundtable of nine key organisations in 2017 to develop a consensus statement on healthy eating and active living.
Report

Turning the tables: making healthy choices easier for consumers

This report exploring public attitudes towards healthy eating finds that the food market in the UK is not working for consumers, with too many in the UK facing significant barriers to eating healthy diets.
Report

Results from the 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey (NATSIHS)

This summary provides detailed state and territory tables and facts sheets using data from the 2018-19 National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Health Survey.
Journal article

Applying community-based system dynamics to address food insecurity in non-remote Indigenous populations in Australia

This article aims to identify the relation to traditional food from an Aboriginal perspective and the enablers and barriers to accessing traditional food post-relocation from remote regions of the Northern Territory, Australia, to the urban city of Darwin.
Journal article

Nutrition Justice: uncovering invisible pathways to malnutrition

This article describes how the effects of historical and contemporary structural violence on the nutritional ecology of childhood are mediated using the examples of remote Aboriginal Australia and the Lao People's Democratic Republic.
Report

Summary of nutrition among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people

This publication is a plain language summary that provides a comprehensive overview of key information on food, diet and nutritional health among Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people in Australia.