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Supplements and nutrition

Dietary supplements
Here you will find links providing information on sports nutrition, dietary supplements and healthy eating.

Check out the links below:

Australian Institute of Sport
Sports Dieticians Australia
Australian Sports and Anti-Doping Authority
Australian Dietary Guidelines

Nutrition for athletes

Fact sheets have been written by accredited sports dietitians to provide you with the latest information and advice. To view the fact sheets visit Sports Dieticians Australia Website.

Meal Plans

To help work out which meal plan is most suitable for your needs identify your activity level and the number of food serves required using the tables provided.

Below are four sample meal plans. These meal plans are examples only and will need to be scaled up or down depending on your age, gender, height, weight and physical activity level. 

Sample meal plans A and B are in accordance with the Australian Dietary Guidelines. Source: Eat For Health website.

Sample meal plans C and D are in accordance with the Defence Science and Technology Guidelines.  Source: ADF Educators' Guide to Healthy Eating (ADF EDGE)

Sample meal plan A – provides the nutritional and energy requirements for a Male aged 19-50 years of average height, healthy weight and activity level 1. 

Sample meal plan B – provides the nutritional and energy requirements for a Female aged 19-50 years of average height, healthy weight and activity level 1. 

Sample meal plan C – provides the nutritional and energy requirements for an ADF member of average height, healthy weight and light activity level. 

Sample meal plan D – provides the nutritional and energy requirements for an ADF member of average height, healthy weight and high activity level.

To have a meal plan tailored to your individual needs contact your Physical Training Instructor or an Accredited Practising Dietician.

Last updated
21 December 2016

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