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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

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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

Eight Dimensions of Wellness

By On June 12, 2017

As part of an international nutrition field trip to Kuala Lumpur, our group of Master of Nutrition and Dietetic Practice students visited the Wellness Centre at the University of Malaya to see how Malaysian dietetics is practiced in… 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

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Perspectives

GMOs: The Big Questions

By On June 1, 2017

Transparency when it comes to the food industry is rarely ever harmful. It is encouraging when people are concerned with what food they are consuming, how it is produced and what health… Read More

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Perspectives

Health costs of disordered eating in women’s sport

By On May 25, 2017

There’s never been a better time to throw like a girl in Australian sport. More women than men donned the Australian uniform at the 2016 Rio Olympics. More than 15,000 fans turned… Read More

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Nutrition News

Vitamin D – a free pass for some fun in the sun?

By On May 22, 2017

As I sit here dressed in a jumper and ugg boots (yes, in Queensland, and yes because it’s cold … ish), I thought it would be timely to talk about vitamin D,… Read More

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Food

The sweet truth on fruit vs commercial sugars

By On May 18, 2017

It is no revelation that sugar has been identified as a negative influence on our health and well-being, but what should we think about fruit – after all, it contains sugar as… Read More