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Perspectives

The effects of Aussie kids being exposed to food and beverage advertising

By On October 16, 2017

Most of us strive to be the healthiest versions of ourselves, but more importantly, parents want their kids to be the healthiest versions of themselves. The media plays a crucial role in… Read More

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Nutrition News

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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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

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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Nutrition News

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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Nutrition News

Malnutrition in Australian Hospitals

By On January 16, 2017

Malnutrition is a real and prominent problem within our hospital system, with approximately 40% of patients affected in Australia and Internationally.[1]Barker LA, Gout BS, Crowe TC. Hospital malnutrition: prevalence, identification and impact… Read More

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Nutrition News

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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Perspectives

The double burden of malnutrition

By On June 13, 2016

Living in Vietnam I frequently hear tourists remark on how healthy the South East Asian diet seems and how there appears to be very few overweight locals. This is a common misconception;… Read More

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Interviews

Nutrition grad to the World Bank: We chat to an International public health nutritionist

By On June 6, 2016

Life after graduation is a little scary – we get it. We’re bringing you the stories of nutrition graduates who have taken the path less trodden to show the exciting possibilities available… Read More

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Perspectives

Explaining the unexplainable: French paradox

By On April 26, 2016

The French are famous for their habit of indulging in an abundance of baguettes, cheese and wine. In other words, utterly defying a commonly accepted principle of healthy eating: reduce intake of saturated… Read More