Nutrition and Exercise
The Australian Government is committed to promoting healthy lifestyles, addressing obesity, and taking preventative measures to improve the health of all Australians.
The following websites provide a range of information and initiatives on healthy eating, regular physical activity and overweight and obesity to assist all Australians to lead healthy and active lives.
Healthy Weight homepage
Physical Activity guidelines
Shape Up Australia
Stepping On is an exciting, friendly and free community program run by NSW Health.
It is designed to build knowledge, strength and confidence for people aged over 65 years to remain independent at home. The program covers a range of topics, including vision, medicines and practical exercises to improve strength and balance.
Programs are conducted for people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.
To find a Stepping On program in your area, visit www.activeandhealthy.nsw.gov.au/program or call 8738 5911.