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How to use this resource Intended use of resource This resource is designed to be used by community workers who work with people with low literacy levels. It contains handouts and information intended to be used as a tool for education on general nutrition principles. Images of food with brand names are used only as an example and are not specifically encouraged as a superior choice. The information in this resource does not replace a consultation with a Dietitian. For more specific nutrition advice and individual guidance, always consult a Dietitian or Doctor. A Dietitian can be reached at your local Community Health Service: Greater Dandenong Community Health Service 55 Buckingham Ave, Springvale. 8558 9000 or 229 Thomas St, Dandenong. 8792 2200 Background This resource was developed by Monash University Dietitian Students, Carol Ho and Kelly He in August 2008 under the supervision of Jenny Trezise (APD, AN) City of Greater Dandenong and Shireen Hii (APD, AN) Greater Dandenong Community Health Service. After consultation with stakeholders, one of the needs identified was access to nutrition resources suitable for people with low literacy levels. Such existing resources were obtained from various sources and compiled into a folder, as well as a CD, and is also available on the Victorian Refugee Health Network website: http://www.refugeehealthnetwork.org.au/resources/Nutrition New pictorial resources were also developed and added to the resource. Acknowledgements: The following stakeholders participated in consultations and provided valuable comments for the development of this resource: Mimi Woon (Greater Dandenong Community Health Service), Margaret Whelan, Mary Fox, Sue Young and Anthony Leigh (Keysborough Learning Centre), Elisse Donnelly, Karen Curson (City of Greater Dandenong Maternal & Child Health Department), Tony Setter (Royal District Nursing Service), Gill Latchford (Avocare), Judy (Avocare training cafГ©), Jan McCaffrey (CGD Council), Antonietta Vatta (Mission Australia), Habte Bechere (South East Alcohol and Drug Services), Jo Lee (Dandenong Neighbourhood House), Kathryn Voutier, Tatjana Krneta and Jeanne Chippett (South Eastern Migrant Resource Centre), and Doris Wong (Playgroup Victoria). Appreciation also goes to community members for their participation in the consultation process: clients of the Refugee Health Clinic in Dandenong Hospital, participants from Keysborough Community Kitchen and a trainee from Avocare training cafГ©.