Health Check

Tagged as Nutrition and Dietetics

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

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

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

Top five tips for nourishing your body while working from home

When your normal routine is no longer the same, keeping up with healthy habits can become a real challenge.  Associate Professor Lauren Ball Our lifestyles have… Read More

Good Mood Food

Have you ever wondered whether there was a link between the food that we eat and our mental well-being?   The SMILES trial explored the relationship… Read More