Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

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.

Fibre and the "secret ingredient" in pear and prune juice for optimal bowel health

15 September, 2020

SPC's ProVital pear and prune juices are a tasty and convenient way to add variety to the day and, combined with a high fibre diet, will help keep your digestive system healthy.

Health warning for high-heat meat

08 September, 2020

Culinary experts recommend high-heat caramelisation to boost the flavour of meat, but results from a recent study reveal that it could be bad for our health.

Peerless Foods Vita-lite Canola Spread portion control 10 g

01 August, 2020

Vita-lite Canola Spread is a cholesterol-free, dairy-free, vegan, halal spread with no artificial colours or flavours.

Are you getting enough protein and fibre?

01 July, 2020

As you get older, it's important to continue to eat nutritious foods to maintain good health.

White paper examines role of nutrients and herbs in immune function

27 May, 2020

Blackmores Institute has released a white paper investigating the evidence-based use of nutritional supplements and herbal medicines to support immune function.

Smart patch tracks body's response to diet

08 May, 2020

A wearable is being developed by Melbourne-based Nutromics to measure key dietary biomarkers and help wearers track how their bodies respond to different foods.

SPC and the importance of food safety

01 May, 2020

It is now more important than ever for the food industry to be providing safe food choices that support our local agricultural economy.

Ensuring food safety and nutritional requirements in emergency situations

22 April, 2020 by Anika Rouf*

Natural disasters pose a threat to food security — the ready availability of food that is safe for consumption and nutritionally adequate.

Are your staff allergy aware?

12 April, 2020 by Karen Kingham, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Nestlé Professional

To help healthcare providers deliver specific allergen-free menus, Nestlé Professional has created a series of free, easy-to-follow yet comprehensive allergen management resources.

Blood spot tests set to replace costly vials

25 February, 2020 by Belinda Willis, The Lead South Australia

Blood testing technology developed by South Australian medical researchers is poised to transform the nutrition industry.

On a mission to improve food in aged care

14 February, 2020

The Maggie Beer Foundation was established to bring about real change to food experiences for aged-care residents, with the aim that every meal provides comfort and pleasure and is always something to look forward to.

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