About MLA Healthy Meals

MLA’s investment in nutrition includes nutrition research, continuing education of nutrition professionals and the development of nutrition education materials. This website provides information and resources generated from these activities, including healthy eating resources, research reports and information about the nutritional value of meat and its role in a healthy diet.

Meat consumption
Understanding what, how, where and why people eat meat informs effective nutrition education. This section examines consumption, popular choices and trends.
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Meat nutrition
Determining the nutritional value of meat is a challenge because there are many different meat products produced in a variety of ways. This section examines answers common questions.
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Meat and health
MLA supports the Australian Dietary Guidelines’ recommendation of 455g/week of cooked lean red meat as part of a healthy, balanced diet. This section compares consumption with recommendations and discusses the role of meat in health.
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Meat and healthy eating
MLA has developed a series of nutrition education materials to support the consumption of beef and lamb as part of a healthy, balanced diet. This section contains links to popular MLA healthy eating brochures.
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Publications and events
MLA supports continuing education of nutrition professionals via a variety of publications and events. This section provides links to presentations and publications.
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