About Food Foundations

Laying the foundation for lifelong health and wellbeing.

NAQ Nutrition’s Food Foundations program is the leading nutrition and food safety program for early childhood settings across Queensland.

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Training and Services

Food Foundations provides numerous nutrition and food safety services to assist in educators in early years setting. From resources to presentations, workshops and seminars, Food Foundations tailor their services to meet the needs of your setting.

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LEAPS

Professional Development aimed to support Early Childhood Educators to implement The National Healthy Eating and Physical Activity Guidelines for Early Childhood Settings (Get Up & Grow guidelines).

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NAQ Nutrition’s Food Foundations program is the leading nutrition and food safety program for early childhood settings across Queensland. Our team of qualified Dietitians, Nutritionists and Health Promotion Officers are committed to the promotion of health and wellbeing to young children, parents and educators through encouraging food variety and physical activity for children.

About Us

NAQ Nutrition’s Food Foundations program (previously Early Years Nutrition Service and Child Care Advisory Service) is the leading nutrition and food safety program for early childhood settings across Queensland.

Our team of qualified Dietitians, Nutritionists and Health Promotion Officers are committed to the promotion of health and wellbeing to young children, parents and educators through encouraging food variety and physical activity.

Food Foundations Subscriber Benefits

 

Benefits Premium Individual Subscription
($30 per subscriber)
Setting/Service Subscription
($100 per setting)
Group Membership
Subscription to Food Foundations E-newsletter

12 monthly e-newsletters providing you with up to date information, professional development and training opportunities, recipes, activities and more!

     
Subscription to Healthy @ Home E-newsletter

A regular e-newsletter providing you with interesting nutrition facts, recipes for home, tips for home cooking and more!

     
Additional E-newsletter Recipients

To help spread information, you can register up to up to five educators from the one site *conditions apply

   
Access to qualified nutritionists and dietitians

Get FREE advice over the phone or via email from our qualified nutritionists and dietitians

     
Online training/learning

Competitively priced online training and learning opportunities, covering a broad range of topics!

     
Short Supporting Videos

Access to short videos designed to help increase educators and parents knowledge around current and relevant topics!

     
Free Monthly Recipes

Receive FREE, NEW monthly recipes to use in your setting or to pass on to families/carers!

     
Access to subscribers only area

Free access to the subscriers only section of the Food Foundations website. Including access to resources and fact sheets, recipes, new nutritioin news and training opportunities!

     
Discounts on services, products and resources

Discounts on a wide range of face to face services, products and resources that can be for both educators and parents!

   
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Our Team

Mrs Nicole Bentley

Dietitian/Nutritionist APD; Trainer and Assessor

Bachelor Health Science (Nutrition & Dietetics); Bachelor Applied Science (Human Movement Studies); Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment

Since 2004 Nicole has worked as an Accredited Practising Dietitian. As part of our Food Foundations program Nicole delivers professional development workshops relating to nutrition for early childhood, food and behaviour, allergies, menu planning and registered training in food safety.

Mrs Abbey Warren

Nutritionist/Health Promotion Officer; Trainer and Assessor

– Bachelor Science (Nutrition); Masters Health Science (Health Promotion); Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment

Since 2004 Abbey has worked as a Nutritionist/Health Promotion Officer. Abbeys expertise lies in the promotion of nutrition and food safety for early childhood educators and parents and has experience working with indigenous and rural and remote communities and well as those from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds.

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Further Information

For further information about our services, download a copy of the Food Foundations brochure and our complete list of early years services or contact our Queensland office.

Office hours:

Mon – Fri 9:00am – 4:00 pm

PH: (07) 3257 4616

Email: [email protected]