Glossary (Version 8.4)

In Design and Technologies, an environment in which humans do not make significant interventions, for example, ocean environments, natural woodlands, national parks.

Under the food standards code, all manufactured packaged foods must carry a nutrition panel. Only very small packages are exempt. The nutrition panel states the amount of energy (kilojoules), protein, fat (saturated and total), sodium and carbohydrate in a food. Figures are shown in two columns: per serve and per 100 grams or millilitres.

Foods that supply the nutrients needed by a body to grow, develop and maintain health. As the type and quantity of nutrients found in foods varies, a body needs a variety of foods to be eaten each day to ensure optimum levels of health and wellbeing are achieved.