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Indian spice added to the diabetes prevention mix

Indian spice added to the diabetes prevention mix

Thursday, 16 July 2015

Can an Indian spice combined with an omega-3 fat delay the onset of type 2 diabetes or prevent it altogether?


Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Study to build fitness in the great outdoors

Monday, 4 May 2015

Getting taut and trim can be a walk in the park, according to University of Newcastle researchers who have developed an innovative, multicomponent physical activity study.


‘Healthe’ approach to weight loss

‘Healthe’ approach to weight loss

Thursday, 19 March 2015

Young women looking for inspiration to achieve a healthy weight have the opportunity to enrol in a targeted program soon to be trialled by nutrition researchers at the University of Newcastle.


Healthy Weight Week

Healthy Weight Week

Monday, 16 February 2015

UON Professor in Nutrition and Dietetics Clare Collins is leading a national campaign to encourage more Australians to cook at home and win the battle of the bulge.


Dads and daughters program kicks off

Dads and daughters program kicks off

Tuesday, 3 February 2015

The world-first physical activity research program 'Dads And Daughters Exercising and Empowered' (DADEE) kicks off at the University of Newcastle today with around 100 Hunter fathers taking part.


Move it, eat it

Move it, eat it

Wednesday, 15 October 2014

The message from the Priority Research Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition's tight-knit team is simple - 'eat better and move more often' - however doing this is harder than it sounds


Scopus Young Researchers

Scopus Young Researchers

Monday, 22 September 2014

UON academics have featured prominently in the 2014 Scopus Young Researcher of the Year Awards, receiving honours in three of five categories.


Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Study seeks taste of nutrition knowledge

Wednesday, 10 September 2014

A University of Newcastle research team is aiming to determine the influence a person's understanding of nutrition has on their eating habits, health and lifestyle.


SCORES a winner for children’s fitness

SCORES a winner for children’s fitness

Tuesday, 5 August 2014

More than 200 young school children have gained profound fitness benefits from a year-long physical activity and movement skills intervention run by University of Newcastle researchers.


Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Smart snapshot of pregnancy diets

Monday, 28 July 2014

With little being known about the diets of expectant Indigenous mums, University of Newcastle nutrition researchers are using smartphone technology to gather first-hand insights and provide personalised feedback.


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