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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

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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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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

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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

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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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No country fully compliant with breastfeeding recommendations

By On September 28, 2017

A global scorecard that analysed economic and societal factors that influence breastfeeding has shown no country in the world is fully compliant in delivering policies and programs that support and promote the practice.… Read More

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Instagram and sponsored posts – what you #NEED to know

By On September 18, 2017

Social media has changed the advertising industry. Companies no longer need to spend millions to reach their target audience. Rather they can send out a few samples or pay a few hundred dollars… Read More

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Time for Australia’s Vending Machines to Change for the Better

By On September 4, 2017

Admit it: some days are so dire and exhausting that squished up bananas or broken rice crackers just aren’t going to cut it for an afternoon pick-me-up. Often times, we’re faced with the tough decision of waiting out… Read More

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Labelling laws in Australia – changing for the better

By On July 31, 2017

When we purchase products, it is only fair that we have the right to know where they are being sourced from. Are they coming from overseas markets, or are they grown here… Read More

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Going Against the Grain – Gluten Free Diet Linked to Type 2 Diabetes

By On June 29, 2017

We only need to stroll down the streets of our Melbourne suburbs, roam the aisles of big brand supermarkets, or scroll through the pages of hungry ‘Insta-famous’ foodies to recognise the crusade of… Read More