Accredited Practising Dietitian
Joel Feren is the principal dietitian at Hearty Nutrition. He is an Accredited Practising Dietitian and Accredited Nutritionist with a background in the biomedical sciences.
We can't just blame sugar for our expanding waistlines.
More than 70 percent of Aussie males are overweight or obese.
29/12/2016 6:34 AM AEDT
It was so disappointing to read Pete Evans' suggestion that dairy foods, in particular milk, were unhealthy. He even went as far as saying that the calcium in dairy foods leached calcium from the bones causing osteoporosis. What a load of hogwash.
01/09/2016 1:49 PM AEST
My late grandfather used to give me chocolate frogs when I was a little tacker. It earned him the nickname Grandpa Choc. He didn’t necessarily know the health benefits of chocolate, but he knew that giving me the occasional chocolate frog always brought a smile to my dial.
22/07/2016 8:11 PM AEST
My gym trainer recently told me that he avoids bread because it is processed. But bread (especially the wholegrain variety) is a wonderfully nutritious food -- in fact it’s one of my pantry staples. So what’s the problem with processed foods? And why are they perceived as bad or less healthy?
15/07/2016 5:01 PM AEST
When was the last time you visited your GP for a medical check-up? I bet you took your car to the mechanic for its scheduled service. Yet, we don't have a maintenance schedule for our own bodies.
19/06/2016 6:16 AM AEST
We just aren't following the recommendations.
26/05/2016 5:46 AM AEST
Let's have a chat about our health. It's a topic we guys tend to shy away from. But the time to make some positive changes to our diet and lifestyle is now. Our hearts depend on it.
11/04/2016 10:11 AM AEST
Carbohydrate is a dirty word these days. Some even consider carbs to be the big, bad wolf of the nutritional world. But why is this the case?
21/03/2016 3:33 PM AEDT
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