Latest in Smart Eating

Want to keep up with the latest in Smart Eating? You’re in the right place.  This page lets you know about recently added topics to our Smart Eating Fast Facts section, all based on the latest evidence, and written by Accredited Practising Dietitians:

Pumping iron

Iron deficiency is not a new subject, especially among women, but it remains the most common micronutrient deficiency in the world. Accredited Practising Dietitian Jacqui Heward explains all you need to know about iron in this article.

Weight loss goals other than the scales

While we often measure progress by a drop on the scales, there are many other ways to health. In this article, Accredited Practising Dietitian Gloria Cabrera shares ten great goals to assess your health. Read the full article here.

Five ways to help tackle fussy eating

When you have kids, meal times can be stressful. Between getting food on the table, getting everybody to sit up to eat and juggling bath times, dinner can seem like a nightmare. Add fussy eating into the mix and it can become a long nightly ordeal! Read Caitlin Rabel, Accredited Practising Dietitian’s top ways to tackle fussy eating in this article.


What is it, how do we get it, and how can prevent it? All these questions answered, and more, in this latest fast fact by student dietitian Tegan Flynn. Read more here.

What to eat for health… when you have gallstones

Both specific foods and lifestyle factors influence your risk of getting gallstones. In this article, Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian and Fellow of the Dietitians Association of Australia Clare Collins covers the most important things to consider when choosing your food when you have gallstones. Get the full story here.

Orthorexia: The unhealthy side of healthy eating

What happens when the desire to eat healthily turns into an obsession? Get the full story on orthorexia, the unhealthy side of healthy eating in this fast fact by Sanchia Parker, Accredited Practising Dietitian.

FODMAPs and IBS: What’s the deal?

You may have heard of FODMAPs in the media, and thought to yourself, what on earth is a ‘fod-map,’ and what does it have to do with your gut? Here Accredited Practising Dietitian Chloe McLeod explains everything you need to know about FODMAPS and IBS. Get the full story here.