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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

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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