Articles by The Nutrition Press

The Nutrition press aims to provide a valuable resource which students both produce and use to enhance their studies in the nutrition and dietetics fields. We innovatively connect like-minded students together to ignite a passionate nutrition community that is more informed, engaged and aware of the range of opportunities that a career in nutrition has to offer! The Nutrition Press provides students with an opportunity to immerse themselves in the nutrition field, through voluntary contributions via the website, social media, networking events and various other mediums. Here at The Nutrition Press, we are proud of our students and want to provide everyone with a change to get involved. Contributors include: - Rachel Ben-David - Anthony Khoo - Patricia McGreal - Alexandra Archard - Amelia Berner - Caitlin Jamieson - Emily Cockram - Matisse Chambers - Raenie Zwierlein - Roxanne Tan - Shana Watson - Teigan Duketis


Smile, it’s coffee time!

Like many other students, I began drinking coffee as a means to stay awake through morning lectures. While it certainly served its purpose, after a while I began to notice another effect. It seemed to improve my mood. I decided to look into it and, interestingly, found several studies showing a link between coffee and a…

Smile, it’s coffee time!

Like many other students, I began drinking coffee as a means to stay awake through morning lectures. While it certainly served its purpose, after a while I began to notice another effect. It seemed to improve my mood. I decided to look into it and, interestingly, found several studies showing a link between coffee and a…

Smile, it’s coffee time!

Like many other students, I began drinking coffee as a means to stay awake through morning lectures. While it certainly served its purpose, after a while I began to notice another effect. It seemed to improve my mood. I decided to look into it and, interestingly, found several studies showing a link between coffee and a…

Battle of the bottle in developing countries

There has long been concern that the unethical marketing and promotion activities (using images like the one above) of some infant formula companies has led to a notable decrease in breastfeeding rates in developing countries. This has corresponded to a surge in infant formula use, often unnecessarily and with serious consequences. Data suggests that as…

Battle of the bottle in developing countries

There has long been concern that the unethical marketing and promotion activities (using images like the one above) of some infant formula companies has led to a notable decrease in breastfeeding rates in developing countries. This has corresponded to a surge in infant formula use, often unnecessarily and with serious consequences. Data suggests that as…

Understanding gestational diabetes mellitus

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard about type 1 and 2 diabetes, as over one million Australians have been diagnosed with the disorders.[1]Diabetes: the silent pandemic and its impact on Australia [Internet]. Diabetes Australia. 2017 [cited 27 October 2017]. Available from: https://static.diabetesaustralia.com.au/s/fileassets/diabetes-australia/e7282521-472b-4313-b18e-be84c3d5d907.pdf But, there’s a third kind of diabetes that often flies under the radar…

Understanding gestational diabetes mellitus

It’s a safe bet you’ve heard about type 1 and 2 diabetes, as over one million Australians have been diagnosed with the disorders.[1]Diabetes: the silent pandemic and its impact on Australia [Internet]. Diabetes Australia. 2017 [cited 27 October 2017]. Available from: https://static.diabetesaustralia.com.au/s/fileassets/diabetes-australia/e7282521-472b-4313-b18e-be84c3d5d907.pdf But, there’s a third kind of diabetes that often flies under the radar…

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