Dietitians Making News

DA 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 share 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 Officer.


Healthy eating during COVID-19

Anna Debenham, APD, Alex Parker, APD, Themis Chryssidis APD and Joel Feren, APD

Tips for mindful eating

Christina Turner, APD

Tips to improve your diet after isolation

Melissa Meier, APD

How Australians are emerging, health-wise, from lockdown

Tara Diversi, APD & DAA President

How to keep your pantry staples on the healthy side

Amy Castelli APD

Dietitians available to provide essential services virtually for residential aged care homes

Julie Dundon, APD

Healthy takeaway options

Catherine Saxelby, APD and Anika Rouf APD & DA Spokesperson

Taking the hassle out of making kids lunches

Natasha Murray, APD & DA Spokesperson

Could traditional diets help solve childhood anaemia in Indigenous communities?

Amanda Cole, APD

A perfect partnership

Christie Johnson, APD and Alicia Edge, APD

5 healthiest plant-based protein sources to buy from supermarkets

Melissa Meier, APD

What’s the deal with… miso?

Fleurette Pereira, APD and Fiona Kupresanin, APD

Children’s post sport snacks

Simone Austin, APD & DA Spokesperson

The best canned foods to have in your pantry

Nicole Dynan, APD

A review of oat milk

Nicole Dynan, APD, Tania Ferraretto, APD and Catherine Saxelby APD

The 10 most frequently asked kid’s nutrition questions

Katrina Savage, APD

13 tips for eating well during self-isolation

Brooke Delfino, APD

Can the alkaline diet improve health?

Melanie McGrice, APD & DA Spokesperson

The best and worst diets for 2020

Nicole Dynan, APD

New research: more dietitians needed in remote communities

Dympna Leonard, APD and Tara Diversi, APD & DA President

5 Health foods on the rise in 2020

Joel Feren, APD & DA Spokesperson

6 ways to spruce up your summer salad

Themis Chryssidis, APD & DA Spokesperson

Is seaweed the next superfood?

Melissa Meier, APD

What is spirulina?

Bronwen Greenfield, APD

Health benefits of Sauerkraut

Marika Day, APD

Three food trends that could change what you eat in 2020

Simone Austin, APD & DA Spokesperson

5 healthy food swaps to help you celebrate the season

Themis Chryssidis, APD & DA Spokesperson

Using garlic to improve your wellbeing

Joel Feren, APD & DA Spokesperson

Understanding a vegan diet

Clare Collins, APD

Simple ways to eat less meat

Lisa Donaldson, APD

What is leaky gut syndrome?

Marika Day, APD

Be food safe this festive season

Cristal Newman, APD

4 Common nutritional deficiencies

Milly Smith, APD & DA Spokesperson

Cooling foods to beat the summer heat

Kate Save, APD

Guilt-free ways to lose extra holiday kilos

Dana Winik, APD and Rosie Stern, APD

Are vegans healthier than meat-eaters?

Milly Smith, APD & DA Spokesperson

Why hangry people are less in control of their emotions

Felicity Curtain APD and DA Spokesperson

What exactly is a plant-based diet?

Marika Day, APD

Collagen supplements: magical elixir or over-hyped health food fad?

Melissa Meier, APD

Vitamin D and calcium supplements: is there any benefit?

Joanna McMillan, APD

Is a plant-based diet safe for children?

Nicole Dynan, APD & DA Spokesperson and Louisa Matwiejczyk, APD

What processed foods actually do to your heart

Sian Armstrong, APD and Joanna McMillan, APD

Body image issues with young athletes

Georgie Buckley, APD

What is xanthan gum?

Joel Feren, APD

New research: impact of red meat on chronic disease

Rosemary Stanton, APD, Clare Collins, APD & Joanna McMillan, APD

What to eat during pregnancy

Melanie McGrice, APD

Drinks for children under 5 years

Natasha Murray, APD & DA Spokesperson

Impact of gut health on weight

Joanna McMillan, APD

The marathon runner diet

Chloe McLeod, APD

The health benefits of legumes

Aloysa Hourigan, APD

How to eat safely in the great outdoors

Jo Money, APD

What you should eat to work better under pressure

Jane Freeman, APD & DA Spokesperson

Can yoghurt and a high-fibre diet lower the risk of lung cancer?

Nicole Dynan, APD & DA Spokesperson

Maintaining healthy muscle mass

Rosilene Ribeiro, APD

Impact of poultry on breast cancer risk

Lauren Atkins, APD & Melanie McGrice, APD