Dietitians Making News

DAA Spokespeople, members and staff regularly provide accurate, evidence-based and practical nutrition messages to Australians through a range of media communication channels, including:

  • Television
  • Magazines (including consumer and health professional publications)
  • Newspapers
  • Radio
  • Online.

Have you seen an APD spread expert nutrition advice in the media? We invite you to send us a link to the article. We may be able to include it in next month’s update. Please contact  Pattie King, Media and Marketing Dietitian.


Top 10 myths regarding nutrition for seniors

Ngaire Hobbins, APD

How to tell if your kid’s ‘fussy eating’ phase is normal

Holly Harris, APD & Rebecca Byrne, APD

Eat more fruit to get pregnant faster, study suggests

Melanie McGrice, APD

Why you should forget about dieting and be kind to yourself on #NoDietDay

Fiona Willer, APD

Latest trend: Gut health claims in Australia

Teri Lichtenstein, APD

Infant feeding – introducing solids and baby led weaning

Oliva Bates, APD

How to balance your health and fasting during Ramadan

Lina Breik, APD and Cameron Johnson, APD

Your muffin or slice of cake may be way to big, research suggests

Stephanie Liang, APD

Hidden hunger in Australia worse than first thought

Danielle Gallegos, APD

How to look after your gut bacteria this festive season

Charlene Grosse, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Spice of life: Experts weigh in on cinnamon ‘obesity cure’

Veronique Chachay, APD and Gabrielle Maston, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Why your mouth burns when you eat pineapple

Lisa Donaldson, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Is peanut butter healthy? We ask the experts

Sarah Leung, APD and Caroline Salisbury, APD

PCOS And Diet: How Food Can Help

Kate Marsh, APD, Lisa Moran APD and  Melanie Mc Grice, APD and DAA Spokesperson

What are ‘fasting’ diets and do they help you lose weight?

Clare Collins, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Indigenous kids missing out on fruit and vegetables

Dympna Leonard, APD

Everything you need to know about edible hemp

Kellie Bilinski, APD and DAA Spokesperson, Margaret Allman-Farinelli, APD

Why low iron levels might be affecting your performance

Alan McCubbin, APD

6 Tips to eat slower and avoid overeating

Anna Debenham, APD & Alexandra Parker, APD

Skipping breakfast could increase heart attacks, study finds

Natasha Murray, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Bitter sweet: the hidden kilojoules in your favourite tipple

Tim McMaster, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Egg-cellent way to prevent malnutrition

Jessica Danaher, APD

Grains for Muscle Gains

Felicity Curtain, APD

How to eat right for your age

Jessica Spendlove, APD

Is Greek yoghurt really better for you?

Themis Chryssidis, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Biology could be to blame for carbohydrates cravings

Melanie McGrice, APD and DAA Spokesperson

6 Foods You’ll always find in a dietitians fridge

Kellie Bilinski, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Which elements of European cuisine should be adopted for better health

Georgia Bevan, APD and Kate Gudorf, APD

The Greedy persons guide to healthy eating

Steve Flint, APD

Study links surprising habit to increased body fat

Julie Gilbert, APD and DAA spokesperson

Healthy eating/Nuts: the good, the bad and the choices

Clare Wolski, APD

How baking can improve your mental health

Rajshri Roy, APD

Good foods to help ease gout

Kate Di Prima, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Are ‘Protein’ Ice-creams and yoghurts healthy?

Chloe McLeod, APD

Is a healthy diet expensive

Sian Armstrong, APD,  Catherine Saxelby, APD and Clare Collins, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Going Vegan? Here’s How to Get the Nutrients You Need

Fiona O’Leary, APD and Susie Burrell, APD

Do you need to eat more to build muscle?

Jess Spendlove, APD and Chloe McLeod, APD

5 foods every dietitian wants you to eat

Tyson Tripcony, APD

The truth about vitamins for kids

Kate Di Prima, APD and DAA Spokesperson

Everything you need to know about iron

Caitlin Reid, APD

6 ways to eat veggies at breakfast and actually like it

Joel Feren, APD and DAA Spokesperson

How to overcome bloating

Trent Watson, APD and DAA Spokesperson

How do plant-based milks stack up nutritionally?

Suzie Ferrie, APD

The weight that comes with age

Clare Wolski, APD