Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

A daily dose of yoghurt could help manage high blood pressure

08 December, 2021

A daily dose of yoghurt could be the next go-to food for people with high blood pressure, according to new research from the University of South Australia.


Study debunks autism–gut microbiome link

12 November, 2021

A study by Australian researchers has found changes in the gut microbiome of people on the autism spectrum appear to be due to ‘fussy eating’.


Shaping better meals for older Australians

20 October, 2021 by Jane Allman

Launched in July, Shapes of Goodness is a range of texture-modified food — crafted to be delicious, nutritious, and safe and easy to swallow.


Digital resource to improve aged-care nutrition

01 September, 2021

Nestlé Professional has launched a new digital resource designed to help aged-care providers improve the nutritional quality of meals.


Foodservice: best practice in food safety

27 August, 2021 by Andrew Thomson, Think ST Solutions

Is your food safe by good luck or good management?


Is the gut microbiome the key to improved mental and physical health?

08 July, 2021 by Dr Malcolm Ball

The gut–brain axis plays a significant role in our mental health, with measurable improvements achieved by gut microbiota modification through dietary changes.


MedWalk strategy looks to stave off dementia

25 June, 2021

University of South Australia researchers have announced they are confident that the Mediterranean diet — combined with a daily bout of exercise — can stave off dementia.


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.


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