The Nutrition Press
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Nutrition News

Smile, it’s coffee time!

By On January 18, 2018

Like many other students, I began drinking coffee as a means to stay awake through morning lectures. While it certainly served its purpose, after a while I began to notice another effect.… Read More

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Perspectives

Battle of the bottle in developing countries

By On January 15, 2018

There has long been concern that the unethical marketing and promotion activities (using images like the one above) of some infant formula companies has led to a notable decrease in breastfeeding rates… Read More

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Nutrition News

Understanding gestational diabetes mellitus

By On December 21, 2017

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard about type 1 and 2 diabetes, as over one million Australians have been diagnosed with the disorders.[1]Diabetes: the silent pandemic and its impact on Australia [Internet].… Read More

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Perspectives

Shift workers, it’s time to shift your attention to healthy eating

By On December 18, 2017

Think long hours, a lack of sleep and heading to and from work while most others are snuggled up in bed. From emergency services to hospitality and retail, many industries require working… Read More

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Perspectives

Microbiota manipulation: the key to treating chronic conditions?

By On December 14, 2017

Microbes have had a bad reputation in the past as being responsible for a number of serious diseases and infections, which has resulted in our affinity for antibiotics and antibacterial products. But… Read More

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Perspectives

Nutrition research: what’s it all about?

By On December 4, 2017

One of the things about the area of nutrition and dietetics that I love (and used to hate) is the broad range of job opportunities we have to choose from! Don’t get… Read More

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Perspectives

Vitamin D and cancer – it’s not all bad

By On November 23, 2017

While your first thoughts when you hear the words “vitamin D and cancer” might be sun overexposure and skin cancer, there’s increasing evidence that vitamin D may actually be more important than… Read More

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Perspectives

Nudging to healthier food choices

By On November 20, 2017

Most people generally know that for good health we should be eating more fruits and vegetables and less junk food. When it comes to actually making healthier food choices, however, many fail to… Read More

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Perspectives

Less than 5 Stars for Australia’s Health Star Rating System

By On November 9, 2017

In 2014 the Federal Government’s health star rating system for food products was unveiled. Since then it has attracted a significant amount of controversy and criticism from both health professionals and consumers.… Read More

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Perspectives

Future of Food: where our eating habits are leading us

By On November 6, 2017

Planet Earth is currently sustaining over 7 billion people. That’s a lot of mouths to feed! And recent food consumption trends indicate that energy intakes are increasing, with average intakes in Australia… Read More