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Australian red meat in three to four healthy, balanced meals per week

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Healthy and Sustainable Diets

Australian research shows there are two key strategies needed to achieve a healthy and sustainable diet:
  • portion guidance in line with Australian Dietary Guidelines and
  • improved production practices and avoiding food waste
We have a range of assets available about the research and implications for nutrition communications.

Read our latest report

Australian red meat in a healthy and sustainable diet

This report explains why portion guidance in line with Australian Dietary Guidelines meets the dual objective of human and planetary health.

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Watch our webinars or listen to the podcasts

Exploring sustainable diets – environmental impact and consumer perspective

Presentations by and conversations with market researcher, Howard Parry-Husbands (Pollinate), principal research scientist, Dr Brad Riddout (CSIRO), and research scientist, Dr Gilly Hendrie (CSIRO).

These leading experts discuss the emerging evidence involving the environmental impact of food production and current Australian dietary patterns, and highlight the importance of avoiding food waste.

Read our latest health care professional publication

This recent health care professional communication highlights the importance of eating foods in amounts recommended in the Australian Dietary Guidelines to promote health and avoid food waste; key to sustainable consumption.

Order practical resources

MLA’s popular resources are based on typical meal planning practices and are consumer tested to ensure the information is engaging, achievable and easy to understand.  These practical resources can be downloaded or copies can be ordered free of charge.

Learn about nutrition research projects supported by MLA

Read about nutrition research supported by MLA. Data and insights generated from this research informs our nutrition communications about the role of Australian red meat in a healthy and sustainable diet.