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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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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


Diet & skin – how strong is the link?

By On March 15, 2018

With the average US consumer spending almost $3,000 on skincare annually,[1]How much is your face worth? Sissi Johnson. Huffpost. 2017. it is safe to say that many of us are pretty much convinced… Read More

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Trendy turmeric in the age of functional foods

By On March 12, 2018

Turmeric is a spice commonly found in Southeast Asian cuisine that bestows a gorgeous yellow colour to its dishes. In addition to lending this saffron-like colouring to food, turmeric has also long… Read More

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Expressions of Interests – Director of The Nutrition Press

By On March 9, 2018

The Nutrition Press is a student-led organisation that has provided more than sixty students with opportunities to expand their experience in nutrition over the past three years. We are looking for a new… Read More

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Nutrition and medical degrees: making progress

By On March 8, 2018

In a time where our diets are poorer than ever, the need for easily accessible and sensible nutrition advice is absolutely vital. As dietitians and nutritionists we are often battling it out… Read More


Essential fatty acids and inflammation: friend or foe?

By On February 12, 2018

It is generally known that in order to maintain good health we have two essential fatty acids that we must consume. Commonly, these are known as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Research… Read More

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Could low nutrition literacy be to blame for unhealthy choices?

By On February 5, 2018

It’s easy to assume that someone not complying with dietary recommendations is doing so by choice. The underlying reason, however, may not be quite so simple: low nutrition literacy may be to… Read More


Tips on infant weaning – what’s after breastfeeding?

By On January 29, 2018

Weaning an infant from exclusively breast milk or infant formula to solid foods can be equally difficult for parents as for baby. While it’s easy to imagine the mix of sensations and emotions a… Read More

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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