Posts: Nutrition

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

10 11, 2017

Call to Action Addressed to G7 Health Ministers

By | 2017-11-10T15:59:43+00:00 November 10th, 2017|0 Comments

Our colleagues at the True Health Initiative have recently issued a press release drawing attention to a letter that has been prepared by a group of leading scientists, including ASLM board members A/Prof John Stevens and Dr Kate Marsh and written to the G7 Health Ministers.

This letter calls for “long-term approaches […]