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 or Hyped: Vitamin IV Therapy

Joyce Haddad, APD and Milly Smith, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

Healthy eating advice for 2021

Simone Austin, APD & DA Senior Dietetic Advisor

Mediterranean diet and flexitarian eating

Felicity Curtain, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

Experts convene to boost quality of aged care meals

Julie Dundon, APD

How to plan your meals on a budget

Eleni Georgiou, APD

Top tips for healthy vegetarian eating

Kate Marsh, APD

Back to school lunch ideas

Maria Packard, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

The best vegetables for gut health

Tanith Lamaro, APD and Melanie McGrice, APD

Are ‘watermelon cakes’ the next new trend?

Margaret Hays, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

Eating healthy over Christmas

Jenna Lawlor, APD 

Future-proof, fresh food supply crucial for remote communities

Amanda Hill, APD and Robert Hunt, Dietitians Australia CEO

Importance of a healthy diet and early intervention to reduce heart attacks

Jessica Ammendolia, APD

Top tips for choosing, storing and pitting cherries

Angelia Lee, APD  

What you should and shouldn’t eat for better mental health

Lisa Donaldson, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

21 New Year’s Resolutions to be your healthiest self

Melissa Meier, APD

Understanding food preferences in aged care

Morgan Pankhurst, APD

Completely unnecessary – research on toddler milks

Alex Parker, APD

Ways to boost flavour for meat-free meals

Kate Marsh, APD

Healthy eating habits

Melanie McGrice, APD, Alan Barclay, APD and Aloysa Hourigan, APD

Responding to the proposed recommendations from the Aged Care Royal Commission

Robert Hunt, CEO of Dietitians Australia

Collagen Powder – healthy or hyped?

Skye Swaney, APD and Chloe McLeod, APD

Advocating for healthy eating in regional areas

Dianne Wintle, APD and Alexandra Walker, APD

Food labels can make you healthier

Simone Austin, APD and DA Senior Dietetic Advisor

How much are aged care residents eating?

Lisa Sossen, APD

Reasons behind fussy eating

Kyla Smith, APD

Are hard seltzers healthy?

Joel Feren, APD & Dietitians Australia Spokesperson

Managing food allergy in hospitals

Ingrid Roche, APD

How healthy are kombucha, switchel and water kefir?

Evangeline Mantzioris, APD

Are use-by dates flexible?

Melissa Meier, APD

Are bento boxes a healthy choice?

Aloysa Hourigan, APD and Christina Ross, APD

Budget friendly foods

Rebecca Gawthorne, APD

What to eat when you’re going through chemotherapy

Lauren Atkins, APD

Understanding the French way of eating

Branavie Ranjithakumaran, APD

Top allergy-friendly food swaps

Marika Day, APD

Why is iron so important?

Chloe McLeod, APD and Jessica Spendlove, APD

The importance of focusing on health, not weight

Fiona Willer, APD

Letting go of food guilt

Natasha Murray, APD

Is soup a good way to get nutrients?

Ngaire Hobbins, APD

Trending: barley milk

Catherine Saxelby, APD

Your top breastfeeding questions answered

Melanie McGrice, APD

Five ways to tackle emotional eating

Robbie Clark, APD

What does a Mediterranean diet look like?

Antiqone Kouris, APD and Simone Austin, APD 

Limiting food before bed may be key to better sleep

Dominique Condo, APD