Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

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.


Peerless Foods Vita-lite Canola Spread portion control 10 g

01 July, 2020

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


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.


SPC ProVital — Easy Nutrition for Life

13 January, 2020

Australian food manufacturer SPC is committed to providing delicious and expertly formulated products designed to address specific health requirements and support Australia's ageing population.


How big alcohol is trying to fool us into thinking drinking is safer than it really is

22 October, 2019 by Peter Miller, Deakin University

Australia's guidelines on alcohol consumption are under ongoing review by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC), with new draft guidelines expected to be released in November.


Packaged foods trigger "tsunami of dietary ill health"

27 August, 2019

The high levels of sugar, saturated fat, salt and kilojoules in many favourite products on supermarket shelves are potentially making us sick, with a possible "tsunami of dietary ill health" coming our way, researchers say.


Upping the hospital food game

20 August, 2019 by Andrew Thomson*

Harnessing culinary skills to improve the quality of hospital food can deliver cost savings and better quality of care.


Eat to lower skin cancer risk

05 August, 2019

Eating a healthy diet rich in vitamin A may be a way to reduce skin cancer risk, research shows.


Chefs training to lift standards in Aged Care

28 June, 2019

Over the past five years, Chefs On The Run has steadily increased its involvement with — and knowledge of — the Aged Care and Health Sector.


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