City of Greater Geelong has released a free toolkit to help community members develop healthy and sustainable eating
patterns, habits and skills at home.
The Eat Well, Live Well Toolkit
was launched at a free webinar on Monday
11 October presented by Mel Bald, known as The Passionate Nutritionist, in
celebration of National Nutrition Week.
free online and print resource for Greater Geelong residents, the toolkit
focuses on helping the community eat well and live well at every stage of life.
Mayor Trent Sullivan encouraged residents to make use of this free resource.
we’ve all experienced changes to our eating patterns and habits over the past
free toolkit sets the groundwork for the community to eat well and live well,
which we know has great benefits for our overall health and wellbeing.
as importantly, the toolkit supports community members to adopt sustainable
practices for their health now and in the future.
so much information online, the toolkit focuses on providing trustworthy
information and practical ideas to support healthy eating in the one location.
part of the National Nutrition Week celebrations, 30,000 free recipe cards will
be delivered to residents providing them with steps on how to create a
delicious spinach, feta and tomato frittata at home.
recipes are available in the toolkit, along with meal plans, fact sheets and
tips for families, couples and individuals.
Sarah Mansfield, Chair of the Community Health and Aged Care portfolio said the
promotion of healthy, sustainable and active living was important to Council.
healthy eating in the community is one of the key health and wellbeing
priorities for Council, as outlined in Our Community Plan.
Eat Well Live Well Toolkit will help provide nutritional advice in an
accessible and easy-to-understand way that takes away the hard work out of
tracking down reliable information.
the City released the Healthy at Home Toolkit
, an online resource for residents to find
reliable advice on how to create and live a healthy lifestyle.
Both toolkits will remain relevant to residents for years to
The City’s Eat
Well, Live Well Toolkit is a free resource for the community
supported by funding from the Victorian Government.
The Eat Well, Live Well Toolkit and webinar recording is available via the City's website
. Print copies are available on request by calling