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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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Food

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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Perspectives

Could good old fashioned table manners be the key to mindful eating?  

By On July 17, 2017

Recently it occurred to me that there may be a connection between modern day mindfulness and having table manners drummed into me as a kid every time we sat at the dinner table.  I… 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

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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Perspectives

Ready, set point weight theory

By On February 23, 2017

What if you were told everything we had been taught about our ability to control our weight was wrong would this change the way you view yourself and your weight? We live in… Read More

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Perspectives

Tips to Tackle Tertiary Troubles

By On October 10, 2016

As a perpetual student, there are plenty things I wish someone had told me about university. Where are the secret silent study areas? Where are the best coffee spots on campus? How… Read More

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Nutrition News

Cake is not bad, and kale is not good.

By On September 2, 2016

“I’ve been so good today, I totally deserve dessert tonight” “I know it’s naughty, but that cake looks so good and I just want a piece” “I just love my food too… Read More

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Food

Pass the fruit cake, please: 7 nutritious reasons to enjoy every bite this Christmas

By On December 14, 2015

It’s official: Christmas is coming and there’s nothing you can do about it. The festive season brings parties, lunches, alcohol, stress, food, food, and more food – it can all be a… Read More

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Nutrition News

Is ‘Health At Every Size (HAES)’ really possible?

By On July 27, 2015

‘Health At Every Size (HAES)’ is an approach to improving health which shifts the focus from weight-loss, placing it instead on healthy behaviours. Whilst HAES is often linked with and supports ‘the non-diet… Read More