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Can vitamin C be used to fight type 2 diabetes?

Around 1.7 million Australians have diabetes, with type 2 diabetes accounting for 85-90 per cent...

Helping Aussies say ‘no’ to excess salt

Nutrition experts at IPAN are working on ways to reduce salt consumption and improve population...

Ultra-processed foods are linked to obesity in Australia

Have you ever heard about the term ‘ultra-processed’ foods? Perhaps not, but you are likely...

Red and processed meat harms our health and the planet – so why haven’t we seen any political action taken?

Have you ever wondered how policies get prioritised and implemented? We see a problem in...

The nutrition transition – understanding the diets of Iranian adults

Diets in Iran Similar to other parts of the world, chronic diseases are increasing in...

Eat sustainably and help yourself, your wallet and the planet

Did you know that an environmentally sustainable diet can be good not only for your...

Are packaged toddler foods just ‘junk food’ in disguise?

Anyone who has taken a look at the baby aisle at the supermarket recently will...

Is the sky the limit to what we can eat? Exploring apartment living and food practices.

Most Australians do not consume a diet that complies with the Australian Dietary Guidelines, resulting...

Web-based Interventions to Support Dietary Change in People with Type 2 Diabetes

Diet is essential for the management of type 2 diabetes. It helps people lower and...

How healthy are new food products targeted to children?

    This blog post has been contribute by Danielle Azzopardi. After 15 years of...

The importance of calcium intake for bone development during childhood and adolescence

Our next blog is from Kristine Slatten. Kristine Slatten is studying the Master of Nutrition and...

Community and emergency food aid are a challenge for chronic food insecurity

New research led by Dr Fiona McKay from the School of Health and Social Development...

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