Health Check

Category: Nutrition and Dietetics

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

A multi-disciplinary, bulk-billed program for people with Type 2 Diabetes

Are you struggling dealing with your Type 2 diabetes? If so, our new ‘Diabetes Education and Active Lifestyle (DEAL) program may be for you. Why… Read More

How to eat sustainably for you and the planet

Here are five broad areas to start eating sustainably today 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

A passion for sport and nutrition

Growing up in Goondiwindi, Elle says her siblings’ love of the outdoors and sports lead her to build her passion for nutrition and dietetics as she discovered how important her diet was to her success as an athlete. Read More

Time to indulge this World Chocolate Day!

This Tuesday 7 July 2020 is World Chocolate Day, and as Health Check is focused on providing advice on studying health and living a healthy life, we… Read More

Dietitian Busts Three Food and Nutrition Myths

In this article, Bachelor of Nutrition and Dietetics alumnus and PhD candidate Bryce Brickley set the record straight on some of the more common food myths surrounding men's nutrition. Read More

Some important facts and tips around Men’s Health

It’s fair to say that on average, men often overlook their health when compared to their female counterparts. Some of the statistics around men’s health… Read More

Celebrating men in the kitchen this Men’s Health Week

In this article, Associate Professor Lauren Ball, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Principal Research Fellow at Griffith University shares three benefits for men to embrace the kitchen. Read More

Today is World Eating Disorders Action Day

June 2nd is World Eating Disorders Action Day, an awareness day organised by a global collective of thousands of individual activists, and by more than… Read More