Foods That Do Good Blog

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Welcome to the Foods That Do Good Blog

Here you'll find regular blog posts by Accredited Practising Dietitians, nutritionists, academics and other health professionals on a range of health and nutrition topics, including latest research.

Blog posts

May 2017

Pre-diabetes - Helping patients fight the silent precursor to type 2 diabetes By Dr. Ginni Mansberg, GP

What should I be telling my patients about sugars? By Dr Rivkeh Haryono, Nutrition Scientist, Dairy Australia

April 2017

Let's give nuts the health halo they deserve By Lisa Yates Adv APD Program Manager, Nuts for Life

November 2016

Best breakfast for health - the latest evidence By L. Reeve AdvAPD - Australian Breakfast Cereal Manufacturers Forum

October 2016

One thing every senior has in common with a buidybuilder By Deanne Mark - Dietitian and Author of Bringing Nutrition To Life 

Experts now say - eggs are OK everyday By Shannon Natoli - APD, Food & Nutrition Australia 

September 2016 

Getting our gut full - ageing and the potential of probiotics By Dinah Woon - Dietitian APD, Yakult Australia 

August 2016

Dairy enhances weight loss and body composition changes during energy restriction By Dr Welma Stonehouse, Research Scientist, Health & Biosecurity, CSRIO & Dr Malcolm Riley -  Research Scientist, Health and Biosecurity, CSIRO

Bone health and Osteoporosis: an update By Dr Rivkeh Haryono - Nutrition Scientist, Dairy Australia 

July 2016

Sugar substitutes for people with diabetes - can you have your cake and eat it too? By Adele Mackie - Accredited Practicing Dietitian, Diabetes Victoria

June 2016

Screening, healthy diet vital for bowel cancer prevention By Kate Broun, Screening Manger, Cancer Council Victoria & Alison Ginn, Dietitian, Cancer Council Victoria 

Updated ASCIA Guidelines for Infant Feeding Allergy Prevention in Infants By Sandra Vale - ASCIA Education Officer 

May 2016

Dairy foods and the Australian Dietary Guidelines - are we eating enough? By Dr Rivkeh Haryono - Nutrition Scientist, Dairy Australia 

4 Key weight management tips for GPs By Melanie McGrice - ADVAPD - www.melaniemcgrice.com.au

April 2016

Nutrition, dairy foods and dental health By Dr Rivkeh Haryono - Nutrition Scientist, Dairy Australia 

March 2016

No need to caution the portion of nuts - eating nuts does not lead to weight gain By Lisa Yates - Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Program Manager, Nuts for Life