Nutrition & Physical Activity

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VACCHO delivers a range of activities to promote healthy eating for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Communities in Victoria.

This includes supporting VACCHO Members’ through:

Resources for ACCOs and Community members

The VACCHO Nutrition team has developed a range of nutrition information resources for Aboriginal Community Controlled Organisations and Community members to download. print, display, distribute and keep.

    Healthy Tucker Resources

    • Healthy Tucker cards – This handy little wallet-sized card can be printed and used to compare food and drinks based on their nutrition information panel located on the label. It helps compare saturated fat, sugar and sodium (salt) and generally assists in making healthier food and drink choices.
    • Traffic light guide for healthy tucker – Explains step-by-step how to use the Healthy Tucker Card and Healthy Drinks Card to compare food and drink labels

    Healthy deadly lunch boxes

    Free downloadable information book, poster and colouring-in sheets that will have you and your young ones making healthy, deadly lunches in no time.

    The book includes:

    • Loads of healthy, deadly lunch box menus!
    • Tips for packing a healthy, deadly lunch box
    • Healthy packaged snacks ideas
    • Food and drinks to leave out of a lunch box
    • Healthy food swaps
    • Tips for keeping food fresh and safe
    • Tips for saving money on food

    Enquiries

    Got a query? Get in touch by filling out and submitting the form below or by phone 03 9411 9411.