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Food and nutrition position statements

Key takeaways

  • Explore a range of useful evidence-based position statements and resources to support health professionals, including: dietitians, nutritionists, general practice, allied health and health professionals working in the area of nutrition and cardiovascular health. 
  • Our Heart Healthy Eating Patterns position statement outlines our approach to healthy eating, underpinned by a strong evidence base. 
The Heart Foundation works closely with researchers and health professionals to develop evidence-based recommendations. This ensures our policies and positions reflect current best practise. This directory provides a single point of access to a range of nutrition resources to support health professionals to deliver evidence-based care in their daily practice.

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