Vayner Day: Meeting with Gary Vee

By Dietitian Life

High-protein diets rich in fish, meat and nuts may help to stave off Alzheimer’s disease later in life, new research from Edith Cowan University suggests. The study found a link between high protein intake and lower levels of dangerous protein in the brain, but more research is needed to better understand what is behind this […]

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High Protein Diet Shown to Reduce Risk of Alzheimers

By Dietitian Life

High-protein diets rich in fish, meat and nuts may help to stave off Alzheimer’s disease later in life, new research from Edith Cowan University suggests. The study found a link between high protein intake and lower levels of dangerous protein in the brain, but more research is needed to better understand what is behind this […]

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Why Personal Trainers shouldn’t give Nutrition Advice

By Dietitian Life

Qualified fitness trainers certainly know how to do a workout correctly, but do they know what we should be eating? You don’t have to go too deep into social media to find a personal trainer offering both fitness programs AND “Personalised Diet Plans” – sounds like a winning combo, but is it? So how much […]

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Diabetes Management Improved by Weekly Nutrition Education

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New research points to nutritional education and dietary changes as best treatment for diabetes, rather than just prescription medication according to a study published in the Journal of the Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics. Researchers from the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine held free nutrition classes in their offices after working hours for groups of […]

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Chromium Supplementation may Reduce Risk of Type 2 Diabetes

By Dietitian Life

Everybody wants a quick fix with nutrition. These easy options rarely exist, but in terms of managing or reducing the risk of Type 2 Diabetes, chromium supplementation may be an option that provides benefits without taking much willpower. A review of 25 RCTs found that on average, Chromium supplementation reduced HbA1C by 0.55% and fasting […]

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The Link Between Macular Degeneration and Diet

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According to new research from the Krieger Eye Institute in Baltimore, Maryland, a poor diet has been placed amongst smoking, age and family history as the main risk factors for age-related macular degeneration (AMD). According to an ophthalmologist at Krieger Eye Institute, patients who eat high-fat, high-cholesterol diets have a higher risk of developing macular […]

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Fatty Fish Linked to Lower Risk of Heart Disease

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According to a new study published in the Journal of Molecular Nutrition and Food Research, consuming fatty fish such as salmon, mackerel and herring, up to four times a week may help increase the amount of good cholesterol and lower the risk of heart disease. For the study, around 100 men and women aged 40-70 […]

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Parkinson’s Disease may be Prevented by Eating Fish

By Dietitian Life

A New study from Chalmers University of Technology has revealed a surprising link between a protein found in fish (β-parvalbumin) and the prevention of Parkinson’s disease. The protein, β-parvalbumin, which is interestingly also a common allergen found in fish, has been shown to prevent the formation of toxic fibres throughout the human body which contribute to […]

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Could Vitamin D Supplements Treat IBS?

By Dietitian Life

An interesting new review has come out demonstrating that people with IBS are likely to be deficient in vitamin D! There is also evidence to suggest that supplementation with vitamin D may significantly reduce the symptoms in those who were deficient. The sample sizes available were too small for this to be 100% conclusive, however […]

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High Levels of Toxins found in Vegan Protein Supplements

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According to a new study from The Clean Label Project, an American non-profit organisation that investigates the safety and claims of labels, a good portion of the most popular protein supplements may have unsafe levels of metals and toxins. In fact, out of the 134 products tested, more than 90% contained detectable levels of at […]

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Paleo Diet Inaccurate According to New Study

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New research suggests that the controversial Paleo Diet should be incorporating more fish, rather than red meat. A new study from Lund University in Sweden has revealed that importance of red meat in the Paleo Diet has most likely been exaggerated. . The researchers at Lund examined Stone Age, skeletal remains from 82 individuals, and found […]

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Omega-3 Supplementation Effectiveness Questioned by New Study

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“There is evidence that taking omega-3 capsules does not reduce heart disease, stroke or death.”⠀ ⠀ New Cochrane review was just released. ⠀ ⠀ These findings will throw a spanner into the nutrition world. ⠀ ⠀ As you will find however, it does not show that it will worsen the effect either. So people don’t […]

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Should I Complete the SDA or DAA Course?

By Dietitian Life

So, you’re thinking of becoming a sports dietitian. You’ve done your research and want to get the ball rolling, but there’s one problem – you have no idea which course to enrol in. Luckily, there are a few options open to you depending on your specific goals, budget and needs. To help you decide whether […]

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So, You Want to Be a Sports Dietitian? Here’s What You Need to Know

By Dietitian Life

Are you passionate about health? Does the thought of helping athletes reach their goals excite and motivate you? If so, then a career as a sports dietitian could be for you. But whether you’re thinking about what you want to do after high school or considering a career change, there are a few things you […]

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Top 10 videos of 2018

By Dietitian Life

2018 has been quite a year for us – we only started this channel in March and we already have over 100 videos! With that in mind we thought we would work our way through our channel and compile our Top 10 Videos of 2018 – let’s get started! 10. Dietitian Life: Special Guest – […]

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What’s the difference between a dietitian and nutritionist?

By Dietitian Life

Even though it might not look like it on the surface, there is a major difference between dietitians and nutritionists. Which one you should opt for really depends on what you’re looking in a dietary professional, and what you want to use them for. It also depends on if you want to combine a few […]

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Why choose an Accredited Practising Dietitian?

By Dietitian Life

Food is essential for life and has a central role in all aspects of health. Your eating style will be a reflection of many factors from early learnings, environmental cues and current health goals. An Accredited Practising Dietitian understands not only the impact of nutrition on health but the values you hold and the relationship […]

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Paediatric Nutrition Courses: What you need to know

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Are you an Accredited Practising Dietitian or student Dietitian thinking about specialising in Paediatric Nutrition? Wondering what sort of paediatric nutrition courses are available? Or maybe you’re already working in paeds and are looking for paediatric nutrition courses to extend your knowledge and skills? Either way, we’ve got you covered. We’ve done the hard work […]

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Our 5 Top Pieces of Advice for Student Dietitians

By Dietitian Life

Now that you know our go-to resources, we thought we’d share with you some of the most important things we learned while studying to be a dietitian. Keep in mind that many of the above resources can be used to help you master these important tips. Attend workshops As you’ve probably learned throughout your studies, […]

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5 Helpful Tips and Resources All Student Dietitians Need to Know

By Dietitian Life

The process of becoming a dietitian is hard work. Lots of studying, hours of placement and a commitment to your field is all part and parcel when you want to help people live their healthiest, happiest lives. But that doesn’t mean you have to do the hard-yards alone. Here at Dietitian Life, we are passionate […]

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BECOMING A DIETITIAN IN AUSTRALIA: COURSES, SALARY, JOBS

By Dietitian Life

Being a dietitian and having a job as a dietitian can be an incredibly rewarding, as it allows you the opportunity to have a massive positive impact on the lives of others. There are a lot of reasons to become a dietitian and many industries you can go into when looking for your first dietitian […]

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Griffith University – Notable alumni Tyson Tripcony is writing his own story

By Tyson Tripcony

See the original article here on the Griffith University website. Tyson Tripcony graduated from our Master of Nutrition and Dietetics, Research in 2011 and is the Managing Director, Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Sports Dietitian of Fuel Your Life, Sunshine Coast Dietetics, Correct Nutrition, Dietitian Life and Life Helix. Tyson is the personification of choosing to enter […]

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Why You Should Quit Your Nutrition Degree

By Dietitian Life

Yes we all know that every member of the general public could probably benefit from a consultation with a dietitian – I am sure I could probably teach something to even the most well educated member of the public. And with the obesity epidemic and all the other related and unrelated nutritional issues we are […]

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