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Allergy vs intolerance – What’s the difference?

By On May 18, 2015

”Some people can’t eat gluten for medical reasons, which that I get. It annoys me but I get it. But a lot of people don’t eat gluten because somebody in their yoga… Read More

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The Notorious “Whole Grains”

By On March 30, 2015

When you mention the word ‘wholegrain’, most people might imagine an image of a wholly intact grain, with its high fibre bran, starchy endosperm and nutrient-rich germ. But then the word “wholegrain”… Read More


The Nutrition Press 2014 Gift Guide

By On December 18, 2014

With the Christmas Holidays rapidly approaching the team at The Nutrition Press has put together a list of gifts that they would either like to receive or recommend for other nutrition students… Read More


Me, myself and a slice of cake – an insight into mindful eating

By On December 15, 2014

I am sitting alone with a slice of chocolate cake, the rich creamy type with an abundance of icing and several layers. What I do next is not my normal routine. Scooping… Read More


Recipe of the Week: Meat Free Monday Middle Eastern Goodness Bowl

By On December 3, 2014

A few weeks ago I was fortunate enough to heat the amazing Yottam Ottoleghi speak for the Wheeler Centre in Melbourne. If you don’t already know this I am a huge fan… Read More


Ottolenghi’s Basic Hummus

By On December 3, 2014

With hot summer days on the horizon, dips are all the rage. There is nothing like a good Australian BBQ with a few steaks, some nice salads and some dips. In my… Read More

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Rooster’s Stomachs to Low-Carb Diets: A Brief History of Diabetes

By On November 16, 2014

Diabetes is not a new disease. The origins of the disease date back to 1550 BC and are commonly associated with the famous Greek physician Aretaus, who described the condition as “the… Read More

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Are fruit and vegetables the key to happiness?

By On October 22, 2014

 A recent University of Queensland study has found strong associations between happiness and eating fruit and vegetables. The study conducted by Dr Redzo Mujcic, involving more than 12,000 participants. It is estimated… Read More


A Healthier Banana Bread

By On October 7, 2014

Everyone loves banana bread right? I know I certainly love a hot fresh loaf straight out of the oven! But in reality, the most delicious of banana breads are energy dense, high… Read More