Take part in National Nutrition Week



This is a repost from Flinders In Touch

Next week is National Nutrition Week and Flinders University has teamed up with the Adelaide City Council to offer free events and activations throughout the city from Monday 15 October 2018, helping people make small changes in their eating for big impacts on health and wellbeing.

Staff and students from Flinders’ nutrition and dietetics will be among the experts and advocates sharing their knowledge, tips and free resources at this concentrated week of interactive activities and displays to promote healthy eating.

Events and activations

Super Taster’ Genetic Testing & Cooking Demonstrations

  • 15 and 17 October 10.30am-1.30pm; City Library

Cooking demonstrations with free tastings, nutrition myth busting, and take a quick genetic test to find out if you are a ‘super taster’. Full event details

Fruit Freebies

  • 15 and19 October; City of Adelaide Community Centres and Hutt Street Library

Healthy Menu Launch & Giveaways

  • 16 October 4pm-7pm and 20 October 9am-12pm; Adelaide Aquatic Centre

The Adelaide Aquatic Centre’s new Eat Active heathy eating menu will be launched with giveaways and nutrition myth busting.

Cook Off: Uber Eats vs Home Cooking

  • 18 October 11.30am-1.30pm; Adelaide Central Markets

Cooking at home is a sure way to ensure a healthy diet while saving time and money, see how it’s done at the Central Markets demonstration kitchen. On the menu are Aussie burgers and seasonal pasta.

Google Yourself Healthy

  • 19 October 10.15am-11.15am; City Library

Learn how to use online resources to find and prepare healthy meals. Bookings essential: Book here

‘Are You What You Eat?’ Philosophy Café

  • 19 October 6pm-7pm; City Library

There is increasing awareness that choices about what food to consume are more complex than a simple response to an empty stomach. This talk will explore the notion of being ‘food citizens’ rather than mere consumers in engaging with food choices. Bookings essential. Full event details and bookings

Nutrition Resources & Display

  • All week; City Library
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