The Rationale of the Public (The Purpose of Strategy (It is needed to…
The Rationale of the Public
The Purpose of Strategy
needed to minimise the impending overload of the health and hospital systems
, and to
increase the productivity of Australia’s workforce
It will assist in avoiding the health and social costs.
The aim is to
prevent hundreds of thousands of Australians dying prematurely, or falling ill and suffering
, by 2020.
A Future for Food
The future of food is dependent on the food system.
Where do we grow the food?
Where do we buy the food?
Food Supply Chains
the physical and information systems and processes used to deliver a product or service from one location to another
Dilemmas in Food System
Do we have urban/agricultural planning correct?
Can we reduce high GHG foods?
Do we need to set limits and foods to avoid as other international countries do?
Can we reduce 47% of food and green matter waste?
Is everything in moderation helpful advice?
What should Australia do about population health?
How can we (governments, public, and private sectors) including industry address these?
Is there an approach that can address all areas?
Those who eat smaller portions will need to eat from the food group more often.
Those who eat larger portions will eat from the food group less often.
This is the amount individuals actually eat and this will depend on energy requirements.
It should be used along with the ‘serves per day’ information to work out the total daily amount of food required
serve size is the set amount
that doesn’t change.
The Australian Guide to Healthy Eating (AGTHE)
address amounts of food in a seperate publication
not well known by the general public
divides the plate into segments
includes high fat/sugar goods as “extras”