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Perspectives

To breakfast, or not to breakfast?

By On April 16, 2018

Historically, breakfast has not always been a part of our daily routine; however, dietary recommendations nowadays emphasise waking up to what is often described as “the most important meal of the day”. Despite this, there is… Read More

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Perspectives

Are the food industry responsible for the obesity epidemic?

By On April 13, 2018

Obesity is a big problem for Australia. These days’ two out of three adults and one quarter of kids are overweight or obese, and these numbers just continue to rise. So who… Read More

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Perspectives

Do teenagers have the health literacy skills to navigate nutrition information online?

By On April 9, 2018

Social media and the internet are now among the most popular sources for young Australians to seek nutritional guidance. Are adolescents equipped with the skills to decide what is and what is… Read More

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Perspectives

Is zinc the answer to male infertility?

By On March 26, 2018

Men are often seen as high consumers of meat, one of the richest sources of zinc, perhaps leading to assumptions that they’re getting enough of this important nutrient. Data shows, however, that… Read More

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Perspectives

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

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Nutrition News

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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Perspectives

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. https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/how-much-is-your-face-worth-american-women-average_us_58befa65e4b06660f479e594 it is safe to say that many of us are pretty much convinced… Read More

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Nutrition News

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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Expressions of Interests – Director of The Nutrition Press

By On March 9, 2018

The Nutrition Press is a student-led organisation that has provided more than sixty students with opportunities to expand their experience in nutrition over the past three years. We are looking for a new… Read More

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Nutrition News

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