Posts: Nutrition

18 10, 2018

The Truth About Food: New book by Dr David L. Katz

By | 2018-10-18T15:13:36+00:00 October 18th, 2018|0 Comments

Founder and President of the True Health Initiative, and one of the worlds’ leading authorities on Lifestyle Medicine, health promotion and the prevention of chronic disease, Dr David Katz, has recently published a new book; The Truth About Food.

The Truth About Food explores what we know about diet and health, […]

11 09, 2018

‘Eat whole foods, mostly plant-based’: What does this actually mean?

By | 2018-10-05T07:24:32+00:00 September 11th, 2018|0 Comments

This simple, yet effective mantra is derived from Michael Pollan’s best-selling book In Defence of Food1 (the original quote being ‘Eat food, not too much, mostly plants’). If you haven’t read that book, then the ‘Eat food’ part of the statement is a little confusing. Isn’t everything that we eat food? The idea is that […]

18 06, 2018

ASLM weighs in on media surrounding ‘The Magic Pill’ documentary

By | 2018-06-21T11:06:12+00:00 June 18th, 2018|0 Comments

A new documentary featuring celebrity chef Pete Evans and the ketogenic diet for chronic diseases has recently been slammed by Dr Tony Bartone, President of the Australian Medical Association.

You can read an article on this here.

ASLM President, Dr Sam Manger, shares a few words in response to the story […]

27 03, 2018

Dietitians as advocates for Lifestyle Medicine – an opportunity not to be missed!

By | 2018-03-27T15:57:28+00:00 March 27th, 2018|0 Comments

By Shivaun Conn, Dr Kate Marsh, Dr Flavia Fayet-Moore, and Dr Cameron McDonald (Accredited Practising Dietitians and Board Members of the Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine)

The World Health Organisation estimates that by 2020, three quarters of all deaths will be the result of chronic diseases1. The top four modifiable risk factors for chronic diseases include […]

23 03, 2018

Meet the speaker: Prof Jonathan Shaw

By | 2018-03-23T11:15:51+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|0 Comments

In the lead up to Lifestyle Medicine 2018, we will be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers, their passion and their work in our ‘Meet the Speakers’ series.

Professor Jonathan Shaw is one of the world’s most highly cited researchers and was included in the “World Most Influential Scientific Minds” (Thomson Reuters […]

16 03, 2018

Meet the speaker: Dr Simon Rosenbaum

By | 2018-03-16T12:47:18+00:00 March 16th, 2018|0 Comments

In the lead up to Lifestyle Medicine 2018, we will be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers, their passion and their work in our ‘Meet the Speakers’ series.

Senior Research Fellow at Black Dog and UNSW School of Psychiatry, Simon Rosenbaum is presenting “Working out Mental Illness” at Lifestyle Medicine 2018 to […]

15 03, 2018

Meet the speaker: Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM

By | 2018-03-15T12:09:51+00:00 March 15th, 2018|0 Comments

In the lead up to Lifestyle Medicine 2018, we will be giving you the chance to get to know our speakers, their passion and their work in our ‘Meet the Speakers’ series.

Dr Rosemary Stanton OAM is a stand out Australian nutritionist and dietitian who has been actively influencing food and nutrition understandings in Australia throughout […]

15 11, 2017

Global nutrition crisis threatens human development, demands ‘critical step change’ in response – report

By | 2017-11-16T09:31:41+00:00 November 15th, 2017|0 Comments

Almost every country in the world now faces a serious nutrition-related challenge, whether stemming from undernutrition or obesity, the authors of The Global Nutrition Report 2017 said today. Read more