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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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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

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

Is being sustainable good for your health?

By On October 19, 2017

We all know that being sustainable is great for the planet. It can also have pretty great benefits for you too. Here is how you can have the best of both worlds. … 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

Why the elderly can eat anything they want

By On August 24, 2017

Over 75? Forget counting calories, and make sure you take a second slice of cake! This probably contradicts what you’ve been taught your whole life—to focus on eating a variety of fruit,… Read More

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Nutrition News

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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Perspectives

Berries, the ultimate brain food or just a sham?

By On June 19, 2017

Berries are one of those delicious moreish fruits…sweet and juicy, one just isn’t enough! But despite their delicious flavour, berries have been said to have beneficial effects on our brain. This article explores the… 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