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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

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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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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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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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

To snack or not to snack?

By On February 13, 2017

You may have noticed in my previous articles here and here, they appear to paint snacking in a negative light, snacking leads to weight gain BUT is that really true? 3 or… Read More

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Perspectives

The Effects of Foodstagram

By On November 21, 2016

Historically, food has held a type of symbolism within our society as a way to bring people together, to celebrate and to have fun. The idea of food serving solely as fuel… Read More