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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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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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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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Policy vs Agency: Taxing Sugar in Australia

By On June 26, 2017

Visualising a typical Australian kitchen is usually accompanied by images of our favourite foods and dietary traditions. But as part of these dietary traditions, how often do we think about the impact of sugar in our… Read More

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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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Sports Nutrition Supplements: A Habit to Shake

By On May 4, 2017

In the gym, they’re in just about every advertisement, water bottle holder and locker in the vicinity. On Instagram or Snapchat, they make a perfect addition to any ‘workout done for the day!’… Read More

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Who’s getting your vote? A look at key 2016 election healthcare policies from the major parties

By On June 22, 2016

Mark it on your calendar, pop a reminder in your phone and scrawl it in your diary – July 2nd is the date that has been set for a double dissolution election. … Read More

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Balanced Breakfast on the Go

By On November 24, 2015

Some (read: most) mornings I find myself running out of the house, breakfast in hand, having swapped a sit down breakfast for a few extra minutes of sleep. Breakfast is an important meal… Read More

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Is ‘Health At Every Size (HAES)’ really possible?

By On July 27, 2015

‘Health At Every Size (HAES)’ is an approach to improving health which shifts the focus from weight-loss, placing it instead on healthy behaviours. Whilst HAES is often linked with and supports ‘the non-diet… Read More

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Lactose Intolerance: Diagnosis and Diet

By On June 15, 2015

It is estimated that 1 in 20 Caucasians experience some lactose intolerance and the rate is even higher amongst those of non-Northern European descent, affecting up to 90% of people in East Asian countries.… Read More