The manual was developed to address nutrition and food security issues among refugee children and their families. It includes lesson plans and activities on the following topics:
Bad Foods and Better Alternatives
Food Experiences in Australia
Food Literacy and Sampling
Food Storage and Safety
Cooking Traditional Foods in Australia
A number of new topics including Vitamin D, Iron and Iodine, Food in the first year of life, Fruit and Veggies, Fussy eating for refugees, Managing overweight and underweight in one household, and Managing the consumption of sweetened drinks are currently being developed.
For more information please contact the NSW Refugee Health Service’s Community Dietitian: (03) 8778 0770 or email: .
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