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


Food is Not Medicine

“Let food be thy medicine and medicine be thy food.” You have probably all seen or heard of this quote commonly attributed to Hippocrates. I mean, we all have that one friend on Facebook who constantly shares this ‘pearl of wisdom’ whilst simultaneously demonising pharmaceutical companies and doctors. Working in a health food store, I routinely…

Metabolic Syndrome … more like Metabolic Stress?

Metabolic Syndrome is essentially an umbrella term for a wide variety of health conditions. These conditions include; hyperlipidaemia (high cholesterol, high blood sugar levels), excess visceral fat, insulin resistance and high blood pressure. A combination of these factors increases a person’s risk of developing diabetes, stroke or heart disease 2.5 fold. [1]Increased Heart Failure Risk in…

Seven Tips for Spotting Dodgy Nutrition Advice

  Ever found yourself googling the healthiest diet? Or maybe you are perpetually interested in the newest nutrition trend? You’re not alone. In fact, recent research shows that almost half of internet users search for information on diet and nutrition [1]Pollard CM, Pulker CE, Meng X, Kerr DA, Scott JA. Who uses the internet as a…

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