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Nutrition Week

Monday 12th October, 2015

If there’s one thing everyone with an interest in nutrition agrees on, it’s to eat more vegetables!

MDHS Dietitians are supporting National Nutrition Week Oct 12th-18th by encouraging everyone to commit to eating five serves of vegetables every day as part of the “Try For 5” Challenge.

To Participate:

  1. ‘Like’ the MDHS Facebook Page: www.facebook.com/Maryboroughdistricthealthservice
  2. ‘Follow’ MDHS Dietitians on Instagram: @mdhsdietitians
  3. See Facebook & Instagram for Daily Recipes
  4. Post Instagram Photos of Your Meals with Colourful Vege with #mdhsveg to go into the running to win a fresh hamper of fruit & veg!

Hints to Increase Your Vege Intake:

  • Veggie Sticks as snacks: Carrot, Capsicum, Celery with Hummus
  • Omelettes: add mushrooms, onions, tomatoes, capsicum, sweet corn or spinach
  • Add extra veggies/ lentils to soups, casseroles, stir-frys
  • Bulk up sandwiches with carrot, lettuce, beetroot, tomato, leftover roast veggies
  • Roasts: pumpkin, potato, garlic, onion, tomatoes, zucchini, sweet potato, beetroot, eggplant, capsicum.
  • Make a Frittata with any wilting veg in your fridge!
  • Hold the chips and order extra salad or veggie sides when eating out