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Nutrition News

Could there be a cure for coeliac disease?

By On May 17, 2018

Affecting an estimated 1 in 70 Australians, coeliac disease is a serious disorder characterised by gastrointestinal complications, nutrient deficiencies and mouth ulcers as a result of unnecessary immune activation in response to… Read More

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The dual-process model and food behaviour

By On May 14, 2018

Eating healthy can often feel like the ultimate battle between right and wrong. A perpetual dichotomy of the kale-and-salad-loving angel on your left versus the cheesy-pizza-loving devil on your right. However, choosing… Read More

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Is personalised nutrition the future for dietary guidelines?

By On April 26, 2018

For many years, dietary guidelines in Australia have been no more specific than recommending a daily number of servings of various food groups based on a person’s age. Think 5 serves of… Read More

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Nutrition News

Aquafaba – is it really the new egg white?

By On April 19, 2018

The latest in the world of egg replacers is sweeping across the Internet, and it’s even more unusual than what you might expect. Bean water – yes, you read right – more commonly… Read More

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Perspectives

To breakfast, or not to breakfast?

By On April 16, 2018

Historically, breakfast has not always been a part of our daily routine; however, dietary recommendations nowadays emphasise waking up to what is often described as “the most important meal of the day”. Despite this, there is… Read More

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Perspectives

Are the food industry responsible for the obesity epidemic?

By On April 13, 2018

Obesity is a big problem for Australia. These days’ two out of three adults and one quarter of kids are overweight or obese, and these numbers just continue to rise. So who… Read More

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Perspectives

Do teenagers have the health literacy skills to navigate nutrition information online?

By On April 9, 2018

Social media and the internet are now among the most popular sources for young Australians to seek nutritional guidance. Are adolescents equipped with the skills to decide what is and what is… Read More

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Perspectives

Is zinc the answer to male infertility?

By On March 26, 2018

Men are often seen as high consumers of meat, one of the richest sources of zinc, perhaps leading to assumptions that they’re getting enough of this important nutrient. Data shows, however, that… Read More

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Perspectives

Why does nutrition advice constantly change?

By On March 22, 2018

You go out for breakfast with friends and order the poached eggs and a skinny latte, thinking you are starting your day off with a balanced meal. But then, as you’re reading… Read More

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Nutrition News

Fish oil shows promise in Alzheimer’s prevention

By On March 19, 2018

According to Dementia Australia, there are currently an estimated 425,400 Australians living with dementia. It has become the second most common cause of death and the leading cause of disability in older… Read More