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Could there be a cure for coeliac disease?

By On May 17, 2018

Affecting an estimated 1 in 70 Australians, coeliac disease is a serious disorder characterised by gastrointestinal complications, nutrient deficiencies and mouth ulcers as a result of unnecessary immune activation in response to… Read More

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The dual-process model and food behaviour

By On May 14, 2018

Eating healthy can often feel like the ultimate battle between right and wrong. A perpetual dichotomy of the kale-and-salad-loving angel on your left versus the cheesy-pizza-loving devil on your right. However, choosing… Read More

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Is personalised nutrition the future for dietary guidelines?

By On April 26, 2018

For many years, dietary guidelines in Australia have been no more specific than recommending a daily number of servings of various food groups based on a person’s age. Think 5 serves of… Read More

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Aquafaba – is it really the new egg white?

By On April 19, 2018

The latest in the world of egg replacers is sweeping across the Internet, and it’s even more unusual than what you might expect. Bean water – yes, you read right – more commonly… 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

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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