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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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Nutrition News

Understanding gestational diabetes mellitus

By On December 21, 2017

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard about type 1 and 2 diabetes, as over one million Australians have been diagnosed with the disorders.[1]Diabetes: the silent pandemic and its impact on Australia [Internet].… Read More

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Perspectives

Are Gluten Free Alternatives Better For You?

By On October 23, 2017

If there’s one thing I’ve loved about working in a supermarket over the past five years, it’s that I’ve witnessed our major supermarket’s jumping on board the health food train and widening… Read More

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Perspectives

Global nutrition – what can we learn to improve our health?

By On October 5, 2017

As life expectancy across the globe continues to increase, so does our awareness of our nutrition and its impact on our health. Who wants to live to 100 but not be well… 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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Perspectives

Debunking the Alkaline Diet

By On September 11, 2017

When it comes to the fast-paced society we live in, obsession with quick fixes and instant gratification is the norm. It is no wonder that the end to fad diets is nowhere in… Read More

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Perspectives

Coffee: Are its Benefits Bitter Sweet?

By On August 17, 2017

Coffee is the most popular consumed caffeinated beverage in the world. And along with its delicate and unique taste, coffee brings a plethora of health benefits to the table. Some people, however,… 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