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Why does nutrition advice constantly change?

By On March 22, 2018

You go out for breakfast with friends and order the poached eggs and a skinny latte, thinking you are starting your day off with a balanced meal. But then, as you’re reading… Read More

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Understanding gestational diabetes mellitus

By On December 21, 2017

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard about type 1 and 2 diabetes, as over one million Australians have been diagnosed with the disorders.[1]Diabetes: the silent pandemic and its impact on Australia [Internet].… Read More


Nutrition research: what’s it all about?

By On December 4, 2017

One of the things about the area of nutrition and dietetics that I love (and used to hate) is the broad range of job opportunities we have to choose from! Don’t get… 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


Debunking the Alkaline Diet

By On September 11, 2017

When it comes to the fast-paced society we live in, obsession with quick fixes and instant gratification is the norm. It is no wonder that the end to fad diets is nowhere in… Read More

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Ditch the food guilt and enjoy the things that make you feel warm and fuzzy inside

By On August 14, 2017

Food guilt. It comes in all shapes and sizes and it makes you feel like crap. For me, it’s when I decide not to order that delicious dessert for fear of its… Read More

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Dr Alex Johnstone: nutrition research and careers abroad (UK)

By On March 28, 2016

Dr. Alex Johnstone was kind enough to speak to me about her research interests and career as a nutrition researcher. Dr. Johnstone is a research fellow in the Obesity and Metabolic Health Department… Read More

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The Low Down on Intermittent Fasting

By On March 7, 2016

What is intermittent fasting? There are a number of types of intermittent fasting (IF): 5:2, 14:10, the eight hour diet. The key principle of all of these diets is that the eating… Read More

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Are fruit and vegetables the key to happiness?

By On October 22, 2014

 A recent University of Queensland study has found strong associations between happiness and eating fruit and vegetables. The study conducted by Dr Redzo Mujcic, involving more than 12,000 participants. It is estimated… Read More