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Healthy eating options on the table for young Australians

Healthy eating options on the table for young Australians

Thursday, 18 July 2019

Young Australian adults will now have free access to personalised dietary advice available at their fingertips, with the launch of a new website aimed at improving the eating habits of the country’s unhealthiest age group.

Experts challenge WHO recommendations on saturated fats

Experts challenge WHO recommendations on saturated fats

Tuesday, 9 July 2019

University of Newcastle, Australia nutrition researcher Professor Manohar Garg is among a group of international experts who have questioned World Health Organisation (WHO) guidelines on reducing saturated fat consumption to curb chronic disease.

New project to investigate the effect of exercise on stress in HSC students

New project to investigate the effect of exercise on stress in HSC students

Friday, 21 June 2019

Can exercise help stressed out HSC students? This new research project will find out.

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

$2.4 million program partnership to empower girls in sport

Tuesday, 4 December 2018

The NSW Government will invest $2.4 million in a statewide rollout of the University of Newcastle’s award-winning lifestyle program Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered (DADEE).

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Exercise program a big HIIT for students’ fitness and mental well-being

Friday, 30 November 2018

A high intensity physical activity program targeting senior high school students has scored a positive report card, not only improving students’ fitness, but also their mental well-being.

Call for fathers and preschoolers to take part in family health program

Call for fathers and preschoolers to take part in family health program

Tuesday, 27 November 2018

The University of Newcastle is calling for 150 dads with three to five-year-olds to take part in a healthy lifestyle program being offered in the Hunter region.

Dads and Daughters Exercise Program stretches to London

Dads and Daughters Exercise Program stretches to London

Thursday, 25 October 2018

A world-first lifestyle program developed at the University of Newcastle, designed to help enhance the physical and emotional well-being of young girls, is set to expand internationally for the first time.

Kids have healthier hearts due to new school program

Kids have healthier hearts due to new school program

Monday, 2 July 2018

Cardiovascular disease risk in kids due to poor aerobic fitness has been cut by more than half in primary schools using a new online physical activity training program for teachers.