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Be a healthy weight

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Intuitive eating

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

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Healthy Young People

resources to help Tasmanian secondary schools make healthy choices easy, positive and normal for students

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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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Love Your Body Week: for schools and youth organisations

a positive body image awareness campaign to help boost young people’s body confidence

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National Eating Disorders Collaboration

a website with information and personalised help for young people

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Principles of mindful eating

identifies principles to help people eat mindfully

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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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Body image tips for parents and carers

a fact sheet with advice to support you when caring for someone with an eating disorder

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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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Body image tips

a fact sheet to help young people feel and think more positively about their body

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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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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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Smoke Free Generation

includes information and resources about why and how you can be smoke free

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Quit for You - Quit for Two app

available for free from Google Play or iTunes

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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 Kids Toolkit

a collection of key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids

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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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Healthy Young People

resources to help Tasmanian secondary schools make healthy choices easy, positive and normal for students

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LiveLighter

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

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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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Guide to Healthy Eating poster

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

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Limit sometimes food

advice on how to help children enjoy more 'everyday' foods and less 'sometimes' foods

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Plant fruit and veg in your lunch box

information and ideas to encourage children to eat more fruit and vegetables

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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 eating questions at school

questions and answers to some of the more complex questions about healthy eating asked at school

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Healthy family cooking

tips on how to improve the food you prepare at home

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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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Stephanie Alexander

a kitchen garden program with educational resources and tools

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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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Breastfeeding information and support

advice from the Australian Breastfeeding Association

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Start them right

a parent’s guide to eating for under 5s, includes information about breastfeeding and infant formula

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Lunch box ideas

for care, school or just out and about

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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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Tap into water everyday

information and ideas to make water the main drink and to limit sweet drinks

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Move Well Eat Well

an award program for early childhood services and primary schools

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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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Family Food Patch

a program that trains and supports volunteer peer educators, to promote eating well and being active for families and communities

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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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Tasmanian School Canteen Association

resources, support and advice on healthy food in school canteens

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Multicultural nutrition resources

includes information on drinks, infant feeding, lunchboxes and food safety in a variety of languages

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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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Healthy Kids Toolkit

a collection of key information about eating and physical activity for raising healthy Tasmanian kids

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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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Healthy Young People

resources to help Tasmanian secondary schools make healthy choices easy, positive and normal for students

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LiveLighter

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

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Don’t fall for it. Falls can be prevented!

publications about injury prevention of older people in languages other than English

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Move Well Eat Well

an award program for early childhood services and primary schools

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Get Active Program

A statewide, 10-week program that supports people to be physically active

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Get active in the North and North-West booklets

Sport, recreation and physical activity opportunities for older adults in the north and North-West Tasmania

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Information for people at risk of falls

includes tips, safety checklists and assessment tools

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