What a mother eats determines her child's future obesity risk.
Melanie is a leading Australian dietitian. She is a highly respected author, speaker, researcher, journalist, blogger and media personality on nutrition and dietary issues - and a lover of great food!
Early life nutrition is the term commonly used by researchers to describe the nutrition that a baby gets throughout pregnancy, breast or formula feeding through until their second birthday. And it's really important.
24/08/2016 10:06 AM AEST
We've just heard that the UK has decided to commence a sugar tax to deal with their rising health problems. Some are suggesting that Australia should follow in their footsteps
17/03/2016 4:45 PM AEDT
I was surprised when I came across some research recently which suggested that 'food porn', as it is known by foodies, may contribute to weight gain.
19/02/2016 9:41 AM AEDT
It's that time again...holidays are over and our little ones are heading back into the classroom (phew). Although we may get some reprieve from wrestles and the perennial question "what can I do now??!!", an old problem rears it's ugly head.
23/01/2016 6:38 AM AEDT
Suddenly, everyone is asking the question: "Should I become a vegetarian?" In my view, the answer is 'no' -- unless of course you choose to do so for personal reasons, but not from a health perspective.
27/10/2015 11:24 AM AEDT
So, you want to lose weight. A gluten-free diet might be one that you haven't tried before, but does it result in true, long term weight loss, or will it just be another quick fix?
08/10/2015 8:47 AM AEDT
Our internal environment needs to be healthy to create new life. The human body is a delicate ecosystem performing millions of chemical reactions to make new cells, hormones and enzymes every minute.
28/09/2015 5:33 AM AEST
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