Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (2019) Poor diet, AIHW, Australian Government, accessed 04 October 2022.
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. (2019). Poor diet. Retrieved from https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/food-nutrition/poor-diet
Poor diet. Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 19 July 2019, https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/food-nutrition/poor-diet
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare. Poor diet [Internet]. Canberra: Australian Institute of Health and Welfare, 2019 [cited 2022 Oct. 4]. Available from: https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/food-nutrition/poor-diet
Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) 2019, Poor diet, viewed 4 October 2022, https://pp.aihw.gov.au/reports/food-nutrition/poor-diet
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Australians of all ages generally have a poor diet—that is they do not eat enough of the 5 food groups and eat too many discretionary foods high in salt, fat and sugar. Inadequate fruit and vegetable consumption in particular is a risk factor for CVD, type 2 diabetes, CKD and overweight and obesity. This report provides an overview of Australia’s consumption of fruit, vegetables and other selected nutrients.
3 to 8 serves of discretionary foods were consumed by children per day in 2011–12
5 to 7 serves of discretionary foods were consumed by adults per day in 2011–12
Less than 1 in 10 adults met the recommendations for daily vegetable consumption in 2017–18
9.1% of adults consumed sugar sweetened drinks daily in 2017–18
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