Health Check

Category: Allied Health Sciences

Exercise and Sport | Nutrition and Dietetics | Occupational Therapy | Physiotherapy | Rehabilitation counselling | Speech Pathology

Are sugar rushes real?

When I’m happy after eating something sweet mummy and daddy say I am having a “sugar rush”. But I think I’m just happy! Is… Read More

Helping women to be their best selves through nutrition and dietetics

Growing up, Sharnie Dwyer wished there’d been more dietitians with an understanding of women’s health to help her and her teenage friends navigate the potential minefield of disordered eating. So when it came time to choose a career, she followed her passion and chose to study a Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics at Griffith University to help women like her. Read More

Type 2 Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle program

Are you struggling to deal with your Type 2 diabetes? If so, our new bulk-billed ‘Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle’ (DEAL) program may be for… Read More

Are fruits and vegetables too expensive?

The real question is, do you want to spend money now or later? Tracy L’Allier Ebacher Researches have shown that adequate fruit and vegetable intake… Read More

Is fresh produce better than frozen?

We all know that fruits and vegetables are great for our bodies and are among the healthiest foods available for us to eat. This is because eating lots of fruits and vegetables protects us against a variety of diseases like diabetes, cancer and heart disease. Unfortunately, most people do not have home gardens capable of supplying fresh produce year-round. But is fresh produce always better than frozen produce? Not necessarily! Read More

FREE health checks available with the My health for life program

To help celebrate ‘My health for life’s’ inaugural Health Check Week, our trained My health for life facilitators are conducting FREE 15 minute health checks… Read More

How to eat sustainably for you and the planet

Here are five broad areas to start eating sustainably today Read More

Five years later – Griffith Health Alumni share their stories

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni in a virtual event to talk to us about how… Read More

Healthcare and Wellness – Griffith Health Experts and Alumni discuss

Ever wondered where your career in health care might take you? We recently brought together Griffith Health alumni and academics in a virtual event to talk to us about… Read More

From Health Science to Occupational Therapy

Kristi Brinkman is a Bachelor of Occupational Therapy student seeking a rewarding and therapeutic career where she can help others  Kristi Brinkman, a student occupational therapist, was building a career… Read More