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Why does nutrition advice constantly change?

By On March 22, 2018

You go out for breakfast with friends and order the poached eggs and a skinny latte, thinking you are starting your day off with a balanced meal. But then, as you’re reading… Read More


Diet & skin – how strong is the link?

By On March 15, 2018

With the average US consumer spending almost $3,000 on skincare annually,[1]How much is your face worth? Sissi Johnson. Huffpost. 2017. it is safe to say that many of us are pretty much convinced… Read More


Essential fatty acids and inflammation: friend or foe?

By On February 12, 2018

It is generally known that in order to maintain good health we have two essential fatty acids that we must consume. Commonly, these are known as omega-3 and omega-6 fatty acids. Research… Read More

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Could low nutrition literacy be to blame for unhealthy choices?

By On February 5, 2018

It’s easy to assume that someone not complying with dietary recommendations is doing so by choice. The underlying reason, however, may not be quite so simple: low nutrition literacy may be to… Read More


Tips on infant weaning – what’s after breastfeeding?

By On January 29, 2018

Weaning an infant from exclusively breast milk or infant formula to solid foods can be equally difficult for parents as for baby. While it’s easy to imagine the mix of sensations and emotions a… Read More


Battle of the bottle in developing countries

By On January 15, 2018

There has long been concern that the unethical marketing and promotion activities (using images like the one above) of some infant formula companies has led to a notable decrease in breastfeeding rates… Read More


Shift workers, it’s time to shift your attention to healthy eating

By On December 18, 2017

Think long hours, a lack of sleep and heading to and from work while most others are snuggled up in bed. From emergency services to hospitality and retail, many industries require working… Read More

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Microbiota manipulation: the key to treating chronic conditions?

By On December 14, 2017

Microbes have had a bad reputation in the past as being responsible for a number of serious diseases and infections, which has resulted in our affinity for antibiotics and antibacterial products. But… Read More


Nutrition research: what’s it all about?

By On December 4, 2017

One of the things about the area of nutrition and dietetics that I love (and used to hate) is the broad range of job opportunities we have to choose from! Don’t get… Read More


Vitamin D and cancer – it’s not all bad

By On November 23, 2017

While your first thoughts when you hear the words “vitamin D and cancer” might be sun overexposure and skin cancer, there’s increasing evidence that vitamin D may actually be more important than… Read More