Skip to main content

Results that match 1 of 2 words

Opinion_

Is Australia denying Timor its birthright?

Ever since, Australia has stabilised Timor by supporting democracy, development, nutrition, public health and security.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/08/29/is-australia-denying-timor-its-birthright-.html
Opinion_

Good laws create freedom, not a nanny state

Leyonhjelm's inquiry could potentially have the same effect. Front-of-pack nutrition labels and warnings about drinking while pregnant are seen as overreaching intrusions by the nanny state; their fatal
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/10/14/good-laws-create-freedom--not-a-nanny-state.html
Opinion_

How a teacher from the Torres Strait is driving social change

attract the attention of the World Bank to fund nutrition programs for pregnant women and children across Bangladesh; these programs resulting from our research are still in place today.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/02/02/how-a-teacher-from-the-torres-strait-is-driving-social-change.html
Opinion_

Coffee companion: how that muffin or banana bread adds to your waistline

An extended version of this piece appears on The Conversation. Wendy Watson, Nutrition Project Officer, and Clare Hughes, Nutrition Program Manager, both at Cancer Council NSW contributed to this article. .
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/10/19/coffee-companion--how-that-muffin-or-banana-bread-adds-to-your-w.html
Opinion_

Why we need evidence for alternative medicines for weight loss

Dr Nicholas Fuller is a Research Fellow in Clinical Trials Development and Assessment at the Boden Institute of Obesity, Nutrition, Exercise and Eating Disorders at the Charles Perkins Centre, the University
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/11/19/why-we-need-evidence-for-alternative-medicines-for-weight-loss.html
Opinion_

5 ways Sydney researchers are reducing the burden of diabetes

3. Preventing diabetes by changing your diet . Professor of Human Nutrition at the Charles Perkins Centre, Jennie Brand-Miller has been a leading contributor to several world-first studies that have
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2019/07/18/5-ways-sydney-researchers-are-reducing-the-burden-of-diabetes.html
Opinion_

How we tackle the obesity epidemic needs to change

How we tackle the obesity epidemic needs to change. 4 March 2021. World Obesity Day 2021. On World Obesity Day our experts discuss policy change, research and treatment that aligns with this year's global theme "Every Body Needs Everybody.".
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2021/03/04/how-we-tackle-the-obesity-epidemic-needs-to-change.html
Opinion_

How artists can help doctors conquer dangerous lifestyle diseases

allows nutrition scientists to survive – professionally and psychologically – as prophetic thinkers in a 21st century global community.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2018/03/22/how-artists-can-help-doctors-conquer-dangerous-lifestyle-disease.html
Opinion_

Australia’s innovation agenda: embracing risk or gambling with public health?

For example, at the Charles Perkins Centre, researchers are examining the association between funding source and the focus of nutrition research.
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2015/12/09/australia_s-innovation-agenda--embracing-risk-or-gambling-with-p.html
Opinion_

"The right to food" – and how 1.2 million Australians miss out

Further, the links between food poverty and nutrition are clear. Food relief organisation SecondBite reports that the most food insecure are 20 to 40 percent more likely to suffer from obesity
www.sydney.edu.au/news-opinion/news/2016/04/11/-the-right-to-food---and-how-1-2-million-australians-miss-out.html