Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

Preventing food allergy tragedies

22 May, 2018 by Andrew Thomson*

To avoid exposing healthcare and aged-care patients with food allergies to risk, a robust risk management strategy should be integrated into your organisation's food safety program.


Fish and beans may delay menopause

11 May, 2018

A diet rich in fish and legumes may help to delay natural menopause, but high dietary intake of refined carbs may help to hasten it.


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.


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.


CSIRO scientists supercharge water purification

22 February, 2018

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


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?


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.


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.


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.


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