Tools, Tips & Links

Tools

This is where we’ve brought together in one place all the tools you need.

Tips

Remember that healthy eating is all about what’s right for your body’s needs and balancing the amount of kJ you take in with the activity required to burn them up.

Make regular physical activity part of everyday

It helps you maintain good health and manage your weight. And it reduces your risk of chronic diseases.

Get active

You should try being active in as many ways as they can throughout the day.
Aim for at least 30 minutes of physical activity a day.
Don’t spend so much time sitting.

Losing weight

60 – 90 minutes moderate-intensity physical activity most days of the week. Start small and within you level of fitness, gradually work your way up.

8700kJ mobile app

Take everything you need to make informed food choices with you when you’re out and about, and it's FREE!

The 8700kJ mobile app is a free iPhone and Android-enabled app that gives you tools, calculators and converters, tips and the information you need to make informed food choices when you eat at larger ‘fast’ and snack food chains. And it remembers your details.

Get the 8700 app FREE!

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Links

Healthy Programs

  • Get healthy – information and coaching services
    Free telephone based coaching service helping people to make lifestyle changes regarding healthy eating, being physically active and achieving and maintaining a healthy weight.
  • Go4Fun
    Free healthy lifestyle program to help 7-13 years olds and their families live healthier lives.
  • Get healthy at work
    All the tools, resources and support your business needs to create an effective workplace health program.
  • Active & healthy
    Find an exercise program in your area that’s right for you.
  • Finish with the right stuff
    Encouraging sports clubs to provide and promote healthy food and drinks at the canteen and encourage children to drink water.
  • Culture Health communities - knockout health challenge
    NSW Health is partnering with Rugby League to reduce the rates of chronic disease in Aboriginal communities.
  • Healthy kids
    Current and credible information to support teachers, educators, parents, carers, coaches, health professionals, kids and teens to eat healthy and be active.

Other programs and resources

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