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Nutrition News

The dual-process model and food behaviour

By On May 14, 2018

Eating healthy can often feel like the ultimate battle between right and wrong. A perpetual dichotomy of the kale-and-salad-loving angel on your left versus the cheesy-pizza-loving devil on your right. However, choosing… 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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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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Perspectives

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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Perspectives

Do we judge people on whether they eat ‘clean’ or not?

By On October 30, 2017

You’ve probably heard the term a million times: ‘clean’ eating. It’s that photo of a meal that is more like a work of art than food. It’s the celebrity touting their new… Read More

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Interviews

Never too many home cooks in the kitchen: a chat with a nutritionist and mobile kitchen manager at Jamie’s Ministry of Food

By On October 26, 2017

As nutrition and dietetic students, whipping up a stir fry for dinner is oil well and good but for some people cooking at home can seem like a lot of wok, a waste of their thyme… Read More

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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

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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

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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

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Perspectives

Food is Not Medicine

By On August 7, 2017

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” You have probably all seen or heard of this quote commonly attributed to Hippocrates. I mean, we all have that one friend… Read More