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Digital Nutrition: Top 4 Nutrition Apps

By On October 12, 2015

…I have just done something major. I made the switch: iPhone to Android. I’m still undecided as to whether or not it’s the right decision, but we can only work with what… Read More

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Where are your Omega-3’s coming from?

By On August 11, 2015

With nutrition science constantly changing, various supplements come and go, but few have stood the test of time as much as Omega-3. The primary source of the world’s dietary omega-3 is derived… Read More

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You Put What in Where? Food Fortification & Diet

By On July 8, 2015

The concept of food fortification is initially fairly mundane, conjuring up images of Vitamin-D fortified milk and folic acid added to our loaf of bread. Sure, it’s something that we just take… Read More

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The Secret Life of a Student Volunteer

By On May 14, 2015

It’s no secret that getting a job after university is likely to be a difficult feat, so it’s now more than ever that students are wanting to stand out from the crowd;… Read More


Interview with Melanie McGrice

By On April 6, 2015

I am lucky enough to be working under Melanie McGrice at her dietetic clinic in Melbourne, so thought I would share a little insight into a day in her very busy life. Melanie… Read More

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Star Rating System Review

By On March 16, 2015

The introduction of a front-of-pack (FOP) labelling system has endeavoured to educate the consumer about important nutritional information. The Health Star Rating (HSR) system is one such FOP labelling scheme. The HSR… Read More


Can you shout me dinner?

By On February 23, 2015

Food insecurity is a real issue in Australia, affecting 5.2% of the population.² It refers to a lack of access to nutritious, healthy food in a safe and reliable way.   I was… Read More


An International Perspective on Nutrition

By On January 10, 2015

Recently, I was lucky enough to be one of twenty five Deakin University students selected to be a part of an ‘International Perspectives in Nutrition’ unit. One of the perks of this,… Read More

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Meat Free Monday

By On December 1, 2014

Meat Free Monday: Our favourite day of the week! Hooray! Oh I think I just heard a collective groan? Never fear! I won’t let you go hungry, friends. If you haven’t heard… Read More