The Nutrition Press
ef3db90c20f41c3e81584d04ee44408be272e2d011b1174293f2_640_surgery
Perspectives

Surgery to treat obesity — weighty step or the best approach?

By On October 9, 2017

No pun intended, but surgically removing two thirds of your stomach to lose weight is undoubtedly a weighty step. Yet with almost a third of Australians now obese, it’s clear the traditional… Read More

e832b50c2bfd033ecd0b470de7444e90fe76e7d51fb111479cf7c9_640_global-farming-13
Perspectives

Global nutrition – what can we learn to improve our health?

By On October 5, 2017

As life expectancy across the globe continues to increase, so does our awareness of our nutrition and its impact on our health. Who wants to live to 100 but not be well… Read More

Photo by jaykimdotnet
Perspectives

MSG – is it as bad for us as we’ve been led to believe?

By On October 2, 2017

If you order from a Chinese restaurant, the chances are you will see a sign or menu advertising ‘No MSG Added’. This widespread label can also found in supermarket aisles proudly displayed… Read More

eb31b3072bf3093ecd0b470de7444e90fe76e7d51cb215469cf5c9_640_breastfeeding-1
Nutrition News

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

e832b90629fc083ecd0b470de7444e90fe76e6dc1fb8104992f7c0_640_instagram
Nutrition News

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

eb34b00921f7073ecd0b470de7444e90fe76e6dc1fb310409cf3c0_640_lemon-juice
Perspectives

Debunking the Alkaline Diet

By On September 11, 2017

When it comes to the fast-paced society we live in, obsession with quick fixes and instant gratification is the norm. It is no wonder that the end to fad diets is nowhere in… Read More

289722629_095364f91b_vending-1
Nutrition News

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

34751217295_e6424428f1_Milkshake
Perspectives

Passion for Protein – Is Supplementation Necessary?

By On August 28, 2017

  Ahh protein. It’s probably the most topical macro-nutrient. The debate over protein supplements, their benefits and whether or not they’re actually needed is forever in the mind of gym enthusiasts. We… Read More

Let the elderly eat cake and whatever else they want too
Perspectives

Why the elderly can eat anything they want

By On August 24, 2017

Over 75? Forget counting calories, and make sure you take a second slice of cake! This probably contradicts what you’ve been taught your whole life—to focus on eating a variety of fruit,… Read More

13511428015_129ab98dfb_free-range
Perspectives

“Free-Range” Eggs and Ethical Consumerism

By On August 21, 2017

In the context of the common supermarket, choosing a carton of eggs is not as simple as it once was. You can choose from a range of sizes, organic or non-organic, value-added,… Read More