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Nutrition News

Policy vs Agency: Taxing Sugar in Australia

By On June 26, 2017

Visualising a typical Australian kitchen is usually accompanied by images of our favourite foods and dietary traditions. But as part of these dietary traditions, how often do we think about the impact of sugar in our… Read More

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Cheese over Cheezels: winning the calcium battle with teenage girls

By On June 22, 2017

I couldn’t be prouder of my 14-year-old niece. She’s quickly growing into one of the smartest and most confident young women I know. If she’s anything like others her age, though, I… Read More

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Berries, the ultimate brain food or just a sham?

By On June 19, 2017

Berries are one of those delicious moreish fruits…sweet and juicy, one just isn’t enough! But despite their delicious flavour, berries have been said to have beneficial effects on our brain. This article explores the… Read More

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Eight Dimensions of Wellness

By On June 12, 2017

As part of an international nutrition field trip to Kuala Lumpur, our group of Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice students visited the Wellness Centre at the University of Malaya to see how Malaysian dietetics is practiced in… Read More

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Nutrition News

Fresh vs Frozen: How Fruit and Veg Stacks Up

By On June 8, 2017

Have you ever wondered why the price of fresh fruit and vegetables is so high, and when you compare it to frozen produce the price difference is quite noticeable? At the time of… Read More

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Move over, superfoods; bananas are back!

By On June 5, 2017

Okay okay, they were never really out, but sometimes going back to the basics is necessary – food included. If you have been into a supermarket lately, you are probably aware of… Read More

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GMOs: The Big Questions

By On June 1, 2017

Transparency when it comes to the food industry is rarely ever harmful. It is encouraging when people are concerned with what food they are consuming, how it is produced and what health… Read More

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Is there a link between Diet and Acne?

By On May 29, 2017

I am sure you have been told at least once in your life not to eat food such as chocolate because it will give you acne! Despite what our Mum’s might tell… Read More

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Health costs of disordered eating in women’s sport

By On May 25, 2017

There’s never been a better time to throw like a girl in Australian sport. More women than men donned the Australian uniform at the 2016 Rio Olympics. More than 15,000 fans turned… Read More

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Vitamin D – a free pass for some fun in the sun?

By On May 22, 2017

As I sit here dressed in a jumper and ugg boots (yes, in Queensland, and yes because it’s cold … ish), I thought it would be timely to talk about vitamin D,… Read More