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Personalised nutrition is trendy, but can it help us eat less junk food?

A new study has shown that advances in personalised nutrition can improve the diets of...

Communities of Practice – working together in public health

Our next student blog has been contributed by – Deakin Master of Dietetics students Della...

How do children’s abilities to self-regulate their food intakes change as they age?

Children get better at self-regulating their behaviours, thoughts and emotions as they grow up –...

Personal factors influence the diet quality of young adults

Late-night, greasy kebabs after a big night out? A sneaky chocolate bar and strawberry milk...

Can what you eat reduce your risk of liver cancer?

Liver cancer is the seventh leading cause of cancer deaths in Australia and unfortunately, it’s...

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...

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