Australia’s Healthy Weight Week

The Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) launched Australia’s Healthy Weight Week (AHWW) in 2007 to help people achieve and maintain a healthy weight and to develop healthy eating habits. AHWW is held in February each year. Accredited Practising Dietitians (APDs) around the country hold events during this week to highlight the importance of living a healthy lifestyle as well as promoting APDs as the experts in nutrition.

The AHWW website is a fantastic resource containing nutrition information and practical materials to help people Eat better, Feel better and See an APD. Check out the website for information on:

  • The AHWW 10-week challenge and 7-day meal plan
  • Health fact sheets
  • Details for events across the country
  • Understanding food labels
  • Tips for eating better by cooking at home more often and being aware of the portion of food that is right for you!
  • Finding an APD.
For individualised advice on how to achieve your healthy weight goals, see an Accredited Practising Dietitian (APD).