Aged & Allied Health > Nutrition & dietetics

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.

Are you a Thinker, Craver, Socialiser, Foodie or Freewheeler?

27 September, 2017 by Nichola Murphy

The CSIRO reviewed the eating habits of over 90,000 Australians and established five diet personalities.

Mediterranean-style diet eliminates reflux medications

19 September, 2017

Patients on the plant-based diet no longer required medication, and experienced other benefits.

SPC ProVital Fibre Right supports patients with dietary deficiencies

01 September, 2017

Over the next several decades, population ageing is projected to have major implications for Australia, including health and wellbeing.

Dementia Matters — rethinking the food model for people living with dementia

28 August, 2017 by Corin Kelly

Lainie Lynch is improving the nutritional profile of people living with dementia through a food service model based on the internationally awarded Butterfly household care model, pioneered by Dr David Sheard, founder of Dementia Care Matters in the UK.

Biological Therapies For Your Injectable & Oral Nutrients

09 August, 2017

With over 40 years of sterile manufacturing experience, Biological Therapies is a TGA-licensed facility that produces the highest grade products under the strict PIC/S Code of GMP.

Hakuna Matata Frittata – it means no worries for hospitals

28 July, 2017

Flinders Private Hospital Adelaide and Healthscope Campbelltown Private Hospital are among a host of Australian hospitals enjoying cracking success in the kitchen with reduced contamination risks, as well as reduced overhead costs in preparation and cooking time.

Meet Sally McCray, an outlier in dietetics

26 July, 2017

Sally McCray is the recipient of the 2017 Dietitians Association of Australia (DAA) President’s Award for Innovation for her research and implementation of 'room service', a five-star inspired food service model for hospitals.

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