Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

Australians ageing up to nine years faster than they should be

24 June, 2021

A new health and wellbeing age calculator has revealed that some age groups have an average health age of up to nine years older than their chronological age.


IHHC announces national conference details

09 June, 2021

The IHHC conference has a holistic focus, and brings together delegates from a variety of health and aged-care organisations.


SPC launches new company to support aged care

02 June, 2021

SPC Care is a dedicated nutritional healthcare company, established to support the nutritional needs of older Australians.


ProPortion Foods' SmartServe range of soups, snacks and desserts

01 June, 2021

ProPortion Foods has created a nutrient-dense range of real food products to ensure that even those with small appetites receive the nourishment they need.


ProPortion Foods' SmartServe range of soups, snacks and desserts

01 June, 2021

ProPortion Foods has created a nutrient-dense range of real food products to ensure that even those with small appetites receive the nourishment they need.


When survival comes down to the hospital food

10 May, 2021

When hospitalised with chronic heart failure, survival could come down to the hospital food.


Peerless Foods Vita-lite Canola and Tablelands Original PCP spreads

01 May, 2021

Vita-lite Canola and Tablelands Original Spread Portion Control Packs from Peerless Foods are designed to meet the ongoing diverse diets of patients in hospitals and aged care.


CSIRO releases Junk Food Analyser

14 April, 2021

To help Australians improve their diets, CSIRO has launched a free online tool to provide the community with a greater understanding of their discretionary food intake.


The importance of quality nutrition in aged care

01 April, 2021

Receiving the right amount and quality of food through a varied diet helps to maintain good health for aged care residents.


Microbial enzyme in gut may impact drug response

22 March, 2021 by Christine Stewart, Registered Nurse, Nutritionist and Clinical Application Specialist with Microba Insight

Understanding a person's potential to produce microbial beta-glucuronidase in their gut may be key in understanding individual drug responses.


Early nut introduction linked to fall in infant peanut allergy

03 March, 2021

Changes to food allergy guidelines have led to a significant increase in parents introducing peanut into their babies' diets, with a 16% decrease in peanut allergy among infants.


Low-carb diet drives type 2 diabetes remission

18 January, 2021

International researchers — including those from CSIRO — have found that consuming fewer carbs can potentially put type 2 diabetes into remission.


Food packaging — why is it so important?

02 November, 2020

SPC ProVital's portion-controlled cups have been developed using the guidelines established by Arthritis Australia to achieve a +8 rating and an Easy-to-Open Certification.


SPC strategically invests in The Kuisine Company

12 October, 2020

At full rollout, the contract will require the provision of nine million meals per annum to NSW hospitals.


Aged-care residents that are served more, eat more

06 October, 2020

Researchers at the University of South Australia have discovered a simple way for aged-care residents to improve their nutrition intake: increase their meal sizes.


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