Posts: Nutrition

9 05, 2017

White House relaxes Obama-era healthy school lunch rules

By | 2017-05-12T13:10:24+00:00 May 9th, 2017|0 Comments

The Trump administration has loosened nutritional standards aimed at making US school lunches healthier that were championed by former first lady Michelle Obama. New Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue postponed reductions in sodium, relaxed requirements for whole grains and allowed sweetened flavoured milk back. Read more

13 02, 2017

Dietary guidelines don’t work. Here’s how to fix them

By | 2017-02-23T12:09:53+00:00 February 13th, 2017|Comments Off on Dietary guidelines don’t work. Here’s how to fix them

Dietary guidelines come under a lot of fire. They have been accused of not being based on evidence, not being environmentally sustainable and being out of touch with nutritional science. They also fail to change people’s eating habits, as shown in Australia and the US. Read more

4 10, 2016

This October we’re hungry for a #feastofideas

By | 2017-02-17T11:00:58+00:00 October 4th, 2016|0 Comments

Global social movement, NCDFREE, has kicked off their latest campaign #feastofideas and it’s one you don’t want to miss!

Have you ever sat down to dinner with friends, and hours later found yourselves sitting around solving all the world’s problems? Well, NCDFREE are channeling all that wisdom into one delicious campaign.

“Never doubt that a […]

15 08, 2016

From Conference To Clinic: The Longest Yard On Nutrition

By | 2017-05-08T14:11:38+00:00 August 15th, 2016|Comments Off on From Conference To Clinic: The Longest Yard On Nutrition

The contrast between science and clinical practice can be so stark that it is shocking. I just returned from Washington, D.C. and the International Conference on Nutrition in Medicine sponsored by the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine and the Georgetown University School of Medicine. Read more

28 04, 2016

The ALMA Eating Plan for People and Planet

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:18+00:00 April 28th, 2016|0 Comments

Authored by Garry Egger AM MPH PhD, Shivaun Conn BSc PhD APD, Joanna McMillan BSc PhD APD, Sebely Pal BSc, MSc PhD RN, and Anja Sussmann BSc MSc APD, the ALMA Eating Plan for People and Planet provides a balanced approach to a healthy, anti-inflammatory diet.

Fad diets come and go these days, often proselytized by schools of thought insisting that […]

13 04, 2016

Avoid the fad diet

By | 2016-12-19T10:14:25+00:00 April 13th, 2016|0 Comments

It seems that every week we are being presented with a new ‘solution’ to losing weight. Paleo, The New Atkins, Eat Right for Your (blood) Type, The HCG diet, The 5:2 diet, I Quit Sugar, The Cabbage Soup diet and the list goes on. Thousands of so-called ‘diet’ books hit the shelves each year so […]