The science of nutrition is entering an exciting era, with recent advances in measurement technologies, policy insights and complex data analysis, coupled with new theory frameworks that offer a promise of tackling many complex scientific and pressing societal challenges in which food and nutrition play a central role. This decadal plan sets out a strategy for realising the vision that Australian nutrition science plays a key role in improving long-term health and wellbeing globally, while delivering environmental, social and economic benefits nationally with core values of equity, sustainability, collaboration and innovation.
The plan is aspirational and further consultation is needed prior to implementation. Successful implementation is expected to result in health, wellbeing and economic benefits, including:
This plan was produced by the National Committee for Nutrition with generous funding from the Australian Research Council’s Linkage Learned Academies Special Projects scheme.
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