Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

Top 10 myths regarding nutrition for seniors

01 May, 2018

Dietitian and author Ngaire Hobbins shuts down some old wives' tales surrounding the elderly and nutrition.


Food for thought

24 April, 2018 by Hannah Niven*

Supportive relationships, together with a carefully planned nutritional program, are important ingredients in a treatment plan that will help patients with anorexia nervosa recover, safely.


High-protein diet lowers Alzheimer's risk

23 February, 2018

A high-protein diet significantly reduces the presence of amyloid beta, the precursor to Alzheimer's disease, reducing the risk of contracting the disease.


CSIRO scientists supercharge water purification

22 February, 2018

Poor communities and disaster zones will benefit from this new Australian discovery.


Exercise and nutrition program helps cancer survivors

22 February, 2018

A new study by the Cancer Council NSW and the University of Newcastle has promising results for cancer survivors.


Hands-on food safety training gains results

12 February, 2018 by Andrew Thomson*

Food safety matters. So does the health of your customers and managing your risks.


Coming to grips with food waste

06 February, 2018 by Kathy Faulkner*

Hospital foodservices represent one of the greatest sources of hospital waste. What can you do about it?


Empathy + innovation = outstanding patient experience

29 January, 2018 by Laini Bennett

Imagine a hospital where patients love the food and rave about their experience. It's not a pipe dream.


Don't... pass the salt

29 January, 2018

Aussie men are ingesting nearly twice the recommended maximum daily intake of salt, with women not far behind.


Why do we need to address malnutrition?

02 January, 2018 by Aurora Ottaway*

Malnutrition is an under-recognised and underdiagnosed healthcare issue in Australia.


Losing weight can reverse type 2 diabetes

14 December, 2017

Researchers found that after one year, participants had lost an average of 10 kg, and nearly half had reverted to a non-diabetic state.


A Day in the Life: Gabrielle Maston

07 November, 2017

Gabrielle Maston is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Exercise Physiologist who works as an obesity therapist in a public hospital.


Healthy ageing — why do we need fibre?

25 October, 2017

When it comes to healthy ageing and nutrition, adequate fibre consumption is often overlooked.


Getting the dietary essentials right for healthy ageing

16 October, 2017

Dietary deficiencies among the ageing population is a growing concern.


Working night shifts can make you fat

09 October, 2017

If you're trying to keep the weight off, you may want to rethink working night shifts.


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