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Resources for Adults

Be a healthy weight

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What is an eating disorder

a webpage with information about eating disorders, warning signs and symptoms, stages of an eating disorder and risk factors

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Principles of mindful eating

identifies principles to help people eat mindfully

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Mindful eating meditations

available for free on soundcloud, these meditation can help people have a healthy relationship with food and their bodies

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Why diets don’t work

explains the physical, social and emotional reasons why diets don’t work

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The Butterfly Foundation

a website with a range of information and support for eating disorders and body image issues.

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Intuitive eating

10 principles for creating a healthy relationship with food, mind and body

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Self-compassion

learn how to be kind and understanding of yourself when confronted with personal failings

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Be smoke free

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Tobacco control in Tasmania

a website with information about tobacco control policy and laws in Tasmania. Includes resources such as signage and fact sheets.

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Healthy Living apps

a review of over 300 apps to find out which apps are most helpful

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LiveLighter

a program that includes resources to help adults make simple changes to improve their health

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Eating with friends

a program to bring older adults together for a nutritious meal and to make new friends

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Healthy ageing website

key information about eating well for older people

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Baker IDI Fact sheets

information about the role of food in the prevention and management of health conditions

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Australian Guide to Healthy Eating

shows the proportion of the five food groups recommended to eat each day

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Eat Well Tasmania

advice on how to increase fruit and vegetable intake, how to eat in season, recipes and healthy eating tips

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Nutrient claims on foods

learn what they mean to help make choices about the food you buy

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Healthy Living apps

a review of over 300 apps to find out which apps are most helpful

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Cancer council position statements

on the role of food and health conditions, such as cancer, overweight and obesity

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Foodswitch app

a free app to help you find out what is in the food you’re eating and suggestions for simple, healthier switches

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