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Eight Dimensions of Wellness

By On June 12, 2017

As part of an international nutrition field trip to Kuala Lumpur, our group of Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice students visited the Wellness Centre at the University of Malaya to see how Malaysian dietetics is practiced in… Read More

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Perspectives on Palm Oil

By On May 8, 2017

Heard of palm oil? Chances are you might have heard something, but it could be more common than you think. Palm oil is processed into more than 200 different ingredients, each with their own name.… Read More

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It’s not all about calcium for bone health

By On April 10, 2017

Does anyone feel confused about nutrition for bone health? I’ve heard rumors about the dairy industry influencing dietary guidelines. I have travelled to Pacific Islands where dairy foods are hard to come by… Read More

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Are fermented foods fundamental in the diet?

By On December 26, 2016

Cookbook sections of book stores are filling up with books on how to ferment rather than how to cook. The yogurt section in the supermarket is now laced with special ‘probiotic’ yoghurts,… Read More

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Ten positives of Coeliac Disease

By On December 12, 2016

It may seem absolutely ridiculous that there would be benefits of living with Coeliac Disease. Being diagnosed taught me a number of things and most of them are positive! Here is a snapshot:… Read More

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Ripened ovaries, algae, goobers and other things we don’t know we are eating

By On November 28, 2016

Isn’t it amazing that a tiny seed can germinate and grow into a whole plant, which may have juicy fruit, spectacular flowers or enough energy to sustain a herbivorous animal? It’s frustrating that… Read More

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Ditching Dehydration

By On August 15, 2016

Being hydrated is a fairly simple feat, right? Yet dehydration is so common and we often don’t realise we have it. When was the last time you felt thirsty? You were most likely… Read More

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Lets talk taste – managing taste disturbances

By On July 13, 2016

There is no doubt that the sense of taste (gustation) is a complex physiological phenomenon – I wrote about it here just last month.  Now it’s time to venture into the world of taste… Read More

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Nutrition News

Let’s talk taste – making sense of gustation

By On June 1, 2016

Will you eat something if you dislike the taste? It’s unlikely, hey. As it turns out, taste has a huuuuge influence on what we put in our mouths.. and what we put… Read More