Two thirds of Australian adults and a quarter of our children are now overweight or obese. This can lead to an increase in the risk of chronic diseases such as high blood pressure, Type 2 diabetes, heart disease, cancer and stroke.
Eating nutritious foods helps us to prevent risk of chronic health problems and helps us to maintain a healthy lifestyle. The City of Fremantle encourages people to make healthier choices for a balanced diet.
You can easily access fresh organic and non- organic produce at your local Growers Green Farmers Market every Sunday and Fremantle Markets from Friday to Sunday while supporting local industry.
The Australian Dietary Guidelines and the Australian Guide to Healthy Eating recommend that you enjoy a wide variety of the nutrients essential for good health and well-being.
Go For 2 & 5 - online recipes and tips to include more fruits and vegetables.
Eat for health - advice the amount and kinds of foods that we need to eat for health and well-being.
Grains & Legumes Nutrition Council - benefits of having grains and legumes in the diet.
National Health and Medical Research Council - providing advice on nutrition and dietary guidelines.