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Dietitians Australia

Dietitians Australia (DA) is the peak body for dietetic and nutrition professionals, representing more than 7,000 members around Australia and overseas.

Its members work in all areas of dietetics and nutrition including hospitals, food service management, community health, private practice, educational institutions, government departments and industry.

Vision

To provide leadership in dietetics, food and nutrition for healthier people and a healthier nation.

Mission

Supporting members, advocating for our profession, and building healthier communities.

Strategic activities

  • strengthen the foundation
  • champion excellence in practice
  • increase opportunities for members
  • advocate to influence government policy
  • collaborate on and influence international and dietetic and nutrition issues
  • maintain and enhance good governance and management

Dietitians Australia recommends looking for the Accredited Practising Dietitian (APDs) credential when choosing a dietitian. APDs translate scientific nutrition information into personalised, practical advice on food and nutrition.

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Last reviewed: October 2020

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The low-down on Paleo – Welcome to our three part series on the Palaeolithic diet. - Dietitians Australia

Healthy Eating The low-down on Paleo – Welcome to our three part series on the Palaeolithic diet

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The facts on overweight & obesity in Australia - Dietitians Australia

Medical The facts on overweight & obesity in Australia The facts on overweight & obesity in Australia We all want to be healthy, and we know being overweight or obese is a risk for many health problems in the long run

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Diabetes – the basics - Dietitians Australia

Medical Diabetes – the basics Diabetes – the basics A healthy diet is an essential part of diabetes management as it can help to control blood glucose (sugar) levels and achieve a healthy weight

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Healthy eating on a budget - Dietitians Australia

Healthy Eating Healthy eating on a budget Healthy eating on a budget With the price of food rising, eating healthily while trying to stick to a budget can be challenging

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The ins and outs of unsaturated fats - Dietitians Australia

Nourishing Nutrients The ins and outs of unsaturated fats The ins and outs of unsaturated fats Unsaturated fats are considered the ‘healthy’ fats and they’re important to include as part of a healthy diet

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Things to consider with haemochromatosis - Dietitians Australia

Medical Things to consider with haemochromatosis Things to consider with haemochromatosis Haemochromatosis (or ‘iron overload,’) is a hereditary condition that causes a person to absorb and store too much iron in their body

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Can I lower my cholesterol through dietary changes? - Dietitians Australia

Medical Can I lower my cholesterol through dietary changes? Can I lower my cholesterol through dietary changes? We know that it’s possible to lower your blood cholesterol level by making changes to your diet

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How can what I eat improve high blood pressure? - Dietitians Australia

Medical How can what I eat improve high blood pressure? How can what I eat improve high blood pressure? Having high blood pressure increases the risk of developing heart disease and stroke

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How much television can my children watch if I want them to be healthy? - Dietitians Australia

Children How much television can my children watch if I want them to be healthy? How much television can my children watch if I want them to be healthy? Children should not spend more than two hours a day using any electronic entertainment, including computer games, TV or the internet

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What should I do to lose weight? - Dietitians Australia

Weight Management What should I do to lose weight? What should I do to lose weight? Successful weight management comes down to a life-long commitment to a healthy lifestyle, which combines eating healthy foods and keeping physically active

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