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.


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

Do coffee grounds help weight loss?

Clare Collins, APD

Healthy takeaway tips

Amy Castelli, APD

Common questions asked to dietitians

Rachel Hawkins, APD & Rebecca Levi, APD

A dietitian’s top brunch tips

Melissa Meier, APD

Healthy eating doesn’t have to be more expensive

Ilana Jorgensen, APD

Online community cooking classes in COVID-19

Susannah Summons, APD

Choosing foods for good mental health

Anika Rouf, APD Jessica Spendlove, APD & Chloe McLeod, APD

Hemp in food – healthy or just hip?

Catherine Saxelby, APD and Lisa Donaldson, APD & DA Spokesperson

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