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School kitchen garden programs: harvesting a healthier generation

By On July 16, 2018

The statistics are alarming. Around one quarter of Australian children aged 5-14 years old were overweight/obese in 2014-15; a problem which remains an urgent concern for the population’s health. Along with a moderate-strong… Read More

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Kids’ sports sponsorship: promoting fitness, or an unhealthy diet?

By On June 25, 2018

Together with a nutritious diet, regular physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. With worryingly high childhood obesity rates worldwide, including here in Australia, encouraging children to regularly take… Read More

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Iodine – are women getting enough?

By On November 2, 2017

Like many nutrient deficiency diseases, iodine deficiency was generally thought to be a thing of the past in high-income, Western countries. And although the situation has improved considerably, iodine deficiency is still the… Read More