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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

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Policy vs Agency: Taxing Sugar in Australia

By On June 26, 2017

Visualising a typical Australian kitchen is usually accompanied by images of our favourite foods and dietary traditions. But as part of these dietary traditions, how often do we think about the impact of sugar in our… Read More

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Fresh vs Frozen: How Fruit and Veg Stacks Up

By On June 8, 2017

Have you ever wondered why the price of fresh fruit and vegetables is so high, and when you compare it to frozen produce the price difference is quite noticeable? At the time of… Read More

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Vitamin D – a free pass for some fun in the sun?

By On May 22, 2017

As I sit here dressed in a jumper and ugg boots (yes, in Queensland, and yes because it’s cold … ish), I thought it would be timely to talk about vitamin D,… Read More

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The sweet truth on fruit vs commercial sugars

By On May 18, 2017

It is no revelation that sugar has been identified as a negative influence on our health and well-being, but what should we think about fruit – after all, it contains sugar as… Read More

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Sports Nutrition Supplements: A Habit to Shake

By On May 4, 2017

In the gym, they’re in just about every advertisement, water bottle holder and locker in the vicinity. On Instagram or Snapchat, they make a perfect addition to any ‘workout done for the day!’… Read More

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Malnutrition in Australian Hospitals

By On January 16, 2017

Malnutrition is a real and prominent problem within our hospital system, with approximately 40% of patients affected in Australia and Internationally.[1]Barker LA, Gout BS, Crowe TC. Hospital malnutrition: prevalence, identification and impact… Read More

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Hunger and you: why this often pesky feeling is nothing to fear

By On December 21, 2016

It’s 3pm. Your stomach is rumbling. You can’t concentrate and you’re a little grumpy. You’re hungry. You bought some veggie sticks and dip with you, but you are ravenous and you know… Read More

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Liquid breakfasts: The compromise between convenience and nutrition

By On December 5, 2016

For the past several years now, my friend has had a liquid breakfast. One ‘square’ meal of UP&GO for breakfast every morning. Every day he bashes his fist against the snooze button, rolls out… Read More

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Cake is not bad, and kale is not good.

By On September 2, 2016

“I’ve been so good today, I totally deserve dessert tonight” “I know it’s naughty, but that cake looks so good and I just want a piece” “I just love my food too… Read More