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.
Article

We need to Close the Gap on health. But even official dietary advice disadvantages Indigenous people

Recently announced Closing the Gap targets aim to improve the health and well-being of Indigenous people, however, culturally safe dietary advice needs to be included in these targets.
Journal article

Dietary intake of Aboriginal Australian children aged 6–36 months in a remote community: a cross-sectional study

This study describes the dietary intake of children aged 6–36 months in a remote Aboriginal community during the years of solids introduction and establishment.
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.
Fact sheet

Fact Check: Is scepticism about FODMAPs causing gut problems justified?

Are FODMAPs a type of food that causes digestive problems for up to one in three people?