Staff Wellbeing Activity Program (SWAP) - Nutrition and Food Courses

We run seminars as part of the Staff Wellbeing and Activity Program (SWAP).

Types of programs available

The below programs can be offered as a one hour seminar. Please note fees do apply for the below programs.

Requests can be placed on the online form

1. Hidden salts and sugars in our diet
The food industry is adding more and more salt and sugar to our food and drinks, which consumers are largely unaware of as it is mostly hidden. Join Monash Accredited Practicing Dietitians at our interactive webinar to learn about the hidden salts and sugars in our diet, and practical strategies to help you avoid them when grocery shopping and cooking.

2. Selecting healthier options 101 
Want to learn how to identify healthy products when doing your weekly shop? Join Monash Accredited Practicing Dietitians to learn more about processed food, label reading and nutrition claims.

3. The wonders of vegetables
Join us at our interactive webinar to learn about the amazing benefits of vegetables. The session will also cover what a serve of vegetables looks like, how much we need, and learn about our top tips and strategies to help you incorporate more vegetables into your meals.

4. Shop Smart! How to be a Savvy Food Shopper
With more than 25,000 items being sold in our supermarkets, we are often bombarded with numerous similar products that complicate our purchases. Join Monash Accredited Practicing Dietitians to uncover strategies to support our choices to help us eat well for a nourished body and mind.

5. Deciphering Nutrition Claims and Health Halos
Low in saturated fat, high in omega 3, no added sugars - these are all nutrition claims, but what do they mean? And with the food industry adding more nutrition claims on food packaging to make their products seem healthier than they really are, how do you know what to choose? Join Monash Accredited Practising Dietitians to make sense of nutrition claims and health halos.

More information

Participation in SWAP programs contributes to your Faculty/Division Wellbeing Key Performance Indicators (KPI) aiming for 30% participation annually.

Contact for enquiries

Wellbeing at Monash
Occupational Health and Safety
Telephone: 990 51021 or 990 20856