Cooking, Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing series for Aboriginal Women

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KWP presents Cooking, Nutrition, Health & Wellbeing series

Tracy is a Gamilaroi woman, an Accredited Nutritionist/Practicing Dietitian, licenced Wayapa Wuurrk Practitioner and Founder of Wattleseed Nutrition and Dietetics, a 100% Aboriginal owned/operated business based on the Sunshine Coast. Tracy takes a personalised, holistic and culturally-centred approach to food, food environments, meal patterns, eating habits, health and wellbeing. She has a particular interest in food and earth connectedness and deep listening (aka mindfulness), as well as the importance of gut health, traditional foods (aka bushfoods) and therapies and their role in nutritional and total health and wellbeing.

KWP workshops are free and open to all Aboriginal women Places are limited, please register by contacting our Koori Women’s Place team on 9244 3333 or kwp@djirra.org.au

Workshop 1: Cooking & Eating to Support Immunity, Good Health & Wellbeing

  • What is the immune system?
  • Eating to support your immunity, health and wellbeing
  • Myth busting
  • Tips to maintain a healthful, enjoyable and balanced way of eating during this time
  • Cook-along-yarn-along

Workshop details: When: Wednesday, 7th October Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm. Registration is a must. We’ll share the zoom ID on the day.

Workshop 2: Women’s Health & Nutrition

  • Healthy and balanced eating
  • Nutrient needs by the ages
  • Cook-along-yarn-along

Workshop details: When: Wednesday, 14th October Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Registration is a must. We’ll share the zoom ID on the day.

Workshop 3: Carbohydrates

  • What are carbohydrates
  • Types of Carbohydrates
  • Fibre
  • Glycaemic Index
  • Sorting facts from fiction
  • Potato vs Sweet potato debate
  • Cook-along-yarn-along

Workshop details: When: Wednesday, 21st October Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Registration is a must. We’ll share the zoom ID on the day.

Workshop 4: Proteins

  • What are proteins and what do they do?
  • How much protein do I need and what foods contain them?
  • Why is iron important and what food contains iron?
  • What bushfoods contain protein and iron?
  • Tips to including protein and iron rich traditional and bushfoods in our healthful meals
  • Cook-along-yarn-along

Workshop details: When: Wednesday, 28th October Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Registration is a must. We’ll share the zoom ID on the day.

Workshop 5: Fats

  • What are fats and what do they do?
  • What are the different types of fats and how do they impact on my health?
  • What foods contain what fats?
  • What bushfoods contain healthy fats?
  • Tips to including healthy fats, including traditional and bushfood sources, in our healthful meals
  • Cook-along-yarn-along

Workshop details: When: Wednesday, 4th November Time: 11:00am - 12:30pm Registration is a must. We’ll share the zoom ID on the day.