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Australian Dietary Guidelines


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


Less than 5 Stars for Australia’s Health Star Rating System

By On November 9, 2017

In 2014 the Federal Government’s health star rating system for food products was unveiled. Since then it has attracted a significant amount of controversy and criticism from both health professionals and consumers.… Read More

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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


Seven Tips for Spotting Dodgy Nutrition Advice

By On July 27, 2017

  Ever found yourself googling the healthiest diet? Or maybe you are perpetually interested in the newest nutrition trend? You’re not alone. In fact, recent research shows that almost half of internet… Read More


Why I drink Milk

By On August 22, 2016

A couple of months ago I explored my decision to not eat organic foods and boy did that article take off! And since recent reports have highlighted how few Australians consume dairy… Read More


Nurturing lifelong nutrition: from womb to walking

By On March 10, 2016

You may be alarmed to learn that only 5.1% of children meet guidelines for fruit and vegetable intake and that many children exceed guidelines for consumption of energy-dense, nutrient-poor foods in Australia. Or… Read More


Shining the spotlight on genuine ‘superfoods’

By On February 22, 2016

The internet is constantly flooded with advertisements and articles about the latest new wave of ‘superfoods’. The term ‘superfood’ is a marketing tool designed to promote foods that are usually expensive and often… Read More

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Why eat from the Five Food Groups?

By On November 4, 2015

The Australian Dietary Guidelines provide a healthy dietary pattern that is backed by evidence from over 55,000 peer-reviewed scientific articles. They focus on obtaining nutrition from food from the five food groups… Read More

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Serving it up: The distinction between portion sizes and various serve sizes

By On May 4, 2015

Have you seen ‘That Sugar Film’? Whilst the focus of this film is ‘hidden’ sugars, for me it brings up the issue of portion and serve sizes. Many popular diets, such as… Read More

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Saturated Fat…good or bad

By On April 22, 2015

As the saturated fat debate continues to accelerate through mainstream media, extremist opinions exacerbate consumer confusion, so let’s take it back to basics and look at the science behind the claims. Fat… Read More