Dietary Guideline for Australian Adults

Dietary Guideline for Australian Adults is a publication of the NHMRC (National Health and Research Council).  According to their website “The NHMRC is Australia’s leading expert body promoting the development and maintenance of public and individual health standards……..

The functions of the NHMRC come from the statutory obligations conferred by the National Health and Medical Research Council Act 1992.

The Act sets down four statutory obligations on the directions taken by NHMRC. These obligations are:



This publication and a number of associated publications have some great information in them and are well worth a read.  The major themes of the publication are:


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