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Kids’ sports sponsorship: promoting fitness, or an unhealthy diet?

By On June 25, 2018

Together with a nutritious diet, regular physical activity is an essential part of a healthy lifestyle. With worryingly high childhood obesity rates worldwide, including here in Australia, encouraging children to regularly take… Read More

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No country fully compliant with breastfeeding recommendations

By On September 28, 2017

A global scorecard that analysed economic and societal factors that influence breastfeeding has shown no country in the world is fully compliant in delivering policies and programs that support and promote the practice.… 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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Women’s nutrition now

By On August 17, 2016

Improving the nutrition of women and girls has the potential to impact so many lives, not just the life of a single woman, but of those she cares for and ultimately those… 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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USA Nutrition Labelling Changes: How Does Australia Compare?

By On August 4, 2015

Food nutrition labelling is an important source of information intended to assist consumers in making educated food choices. Recently, the USA Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed some changes to ‘Nutrition Facts’ labels, their… Read More

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You Put What in Where? Food Fortification & Diet

By On July 8, 2015

The concept of food fortification is initially fairly mundane, conjuring up images of Vitamin-D fortified milk and folic acid added to our loaf of bread. Sure, it’s something that we just take… Read More

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Star Rating System Review

By On March 16, 2015

The introduction of a front-of-pack (FOP) labelling system has endeavoured to educate the consumer about important nutritional information. The Health Star Rating (HSR) system is one such FOP labelling scheme. The HSR… Read More


An International Perspective on Nutrition

By On January 10, 2015

Recently, I was lucky enough to be one of twenty five Deakin University students selected to be a part of an ‘International Perspectives in Nutrition’ unit. One of the perks of this,… Read More