We aim to understand the substantial changes to dietary intake and participation in physical activity of Australia’s first peoples since colonisation. Our research informs education programs for local communities.
We hope that our research will have considerable social impact. Our vision includes contributions to projects already underway in the following areas:
Our project team reviews literature on nutrition and food intake of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. This is the first systematic review of its kind, working to inform community education programs aimed at supporting healthy food intake in Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.
By identifying key articles on macronutrient intake, our project team has contributed substantially to the wider understanding of the differences in macronutrient intake between Australia’s Aboriginal and non-Aboriginal people.
Ultimately, our research aims to have the following impact: