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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

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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

Is there a link between Diet and Acne?

By On May 29, 2017

I am sure you have been told at least once in your life not to eat food such as chocolate because it will give you acne! Despite what our Mum’s might tell… 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

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Nutrition News

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