Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

Hospitality in healthcare conference just around the corner

20 June, 2019

Here's what you need to know about this year's Institute of Hospitality in Healthcare National Conference.


6 signs that obsessive exercising is due to an eating disorder

14 June, 2019 by Dr Phillipa Hay*

Regular exercise is healthy — but obsessive-compulsive exercise is frequently driven by an underlying eating disorder.


1 in 7 cardiovascular deaths from lack of fruit

09 June, 2019

A diet low in fruit and vegetable consumption may account for millions of deaths from heart disease and strokes annually.


2 in 3 patients don't reveal complementary medicine use

16 April, 2019

New Australian research has found that 2 in 3 patients do not tell their doctor what complementary medicines they are taking, creating interactions risks.


Naturopathy: the evidence is clear

19 March, 2019

A new study finds that naturopathic treatment results in clinically significant benefits for a range of conditions, including cardiovascular disease and diabetes.


Advanced cooking oven for smaller spaces

15 March, 2019

The Merrychef e2s advanced cooking oven is simple to use and suitable for smaller spaces.


How to improve your food safety training

15 March, 2019

Andrew Thomson from Think ST Solutions discusses how your organisation can better comply with food safety standards.


Chocolate curbs fatigue in MS sufferers

08 March, 2019

A limited study has found that chocolate may provide a simple dietary solution to the fatigue that plagues nine out of 10 multiple sclerosis sufferers.


Managing food safety in aged-care facilities

04 March, 2019 by Andrew Thomson*

A food management safety system is an investment, rather than a cost, and is essential to aged-care facilities to help avoid food poisoning incidents.


Give infants peanuts to help avoid allergies

22 January, 2019

Australia has among the highest food allergy rates in the world. To reduce allergy risk, experts recommend giving infants peanuts and eggs before they turn one.


Creating a sustainable foodservice

18 December, 2018

Reduce the environmental footprint of your institutional foodservice with these sustainable ideas.


Being thin not a prerequisite for anorexia

13 December, 2018

A third of adolescents hospitalised with anorexia nervosa are within a healthy weight range, prompting calls to redefine the disease's diagnosis criteria.


Childhood obesity linked to antibiotics, antacids

15 November, 2018

Children who are given antibiotics or antacids in their first two years of life are more likely to become obese during their childhood.


Gluten-free food contains gluten

13 November, 2018

A new study found that almost 3% of commonly purchased food items that were labelled 'gluten-free' contained gluten.


Bulla Nut Free Ice Cream

01 October, 2018

Bulla has extended its 2 L Nut Free Ice Cream into its 100 mL Ice Cream Cup foodservice range for use across hospitals and aged-care facilities.


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