Our San Nutrition Dietitians are an important part of the Hospital’s health care team. As university-trained professionals, they apply the science of nutrition, combined with food knowledge and education skills, to help achieve good health through eating well, for patients whilst in hospital and community members. They have a wide range of recipes and resources available.
Some of our most popular recipes are available for you to download below. We also have developed various resources that may help you with healthy cooking and shopping.
Dietary Definitions (as deemed by the Dieticians of the SAH)
The definitions below (*) are listed on each recipe page as relevant, however they relate only to recipe ingredients, not including garnishing or serving suggestions. They have been developed by the Nutrition and Dietetics Department and do not include possible cross contamination of food with regards to serious food allergies.
Low fat - Soups are flagged as ‘low fat’ if they contain less than 10grams of total fat per serve. Main meals are flagged as ‘low fat’ if they contain less than 15grams of total fat per serve. Desserts are flagged as ‘low fat’ if they contain less than 5grams of total fat per serve.
Gluten free - the item and its ingredients are free from gluten containing cereals such as wheat, rye, barley, oats, triticale and millet.
Dairy free – the item and its ingredients are free from milk/dairy and all milk/dairy containing products.
Egg free – the item and its ingredients are free from eggs and all egg products.
Nut free – the item and its ingredients are free from nuts and all nut containing products.
Soy free – the item and its ingredients are free from soy and all soy containing products.
Vegan – the item and its ingredients are free from all animal products such as red meat, poultry, fish, eggs and dairy products.
The following resources have been prepared by the Dietitians of San Nutrition to help you follow a healthy diet and live a healthy life. They are all available in PDF format. If you don’t have Adobe Acrobat, you can download it for free here.
Healthy Eating During Breastfeeding