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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

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Nutrition News

Labelling laws in Australia – changing for the better

By On July 31, 2017

When we purchase products, it is only fair that we have the right to know where they are being sourced from. Are they coming from overseas markets, or are they grown here… Read More

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Perspectives

Could good old fashioned table manners be the key to mindful eating?  

By On July 17, 2017

Recently it occurred to me that there may be a connection between modern day mindfulness and having table manners drummed into me as a kid every time we sat at the dinner table.  I… Read More

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Nutrition News

Fresh vs Frozen: How Fruit and Veg Stacks Up

By On June 8, 2017

Have you ever wondered why the price of fresh fruit and vegetables is so high, and when you compare it to frozen produce the price difference is quite noticeable? At the time of… Read More