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Diet and Nutrition

La Trobe University

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Diet and Nutrition

Diet and Nutrition

La Trobe University

24
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176
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There's a lot that isn't understood about the relationship between food and health, and the role it plays in the management of diseases and conditions. These interviews and talks will cover some of these areas.

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Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free or Wheat-Free?

Celiac disease is a disease of the small intestine related to gluten intake. So should those with it be avoiding gluten, wheat or both? Dr Regina Belski. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

3 MIN2014 NOV 25
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Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free or Wheat-Free?

What is a Healthy Diet for an Older Person?

What becomes more important nutritionally the older you get? Dr Andrea Bramley. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

5 MIN2014 AUG 11
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What is a Healthy Diet for an Older Person?

What is a Healthy Pregnancy Weight?

Is pregnancy really eating for two? What is a healthy weight to gain during pregnancy? Dr Regina Belski. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

6 MIN2014 AUG 7
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What is a Healthy Pregnancy Weight?

Is Fruit Juice Good for You?

Is fruit juice good for you, or is it just pushing too much sugar into our diets? Dr Andrea Bramley. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

3 MIN2014 JUL 8
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Is Fruit Juice Good for You?

Are Nuts Good for Your Health?

Are nuts good for you or bad for you? What is a 'good nut'? Dr Regina Belski has the answer. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

2 MIN2014 JUN 10
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Are Nuts Good for Your Health?

Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Assoc Professor Catherine Itsiopoulos (Head of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, La Trobe University) on the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet, one of the most respected and prescribed diets in the world. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

46 MIN2013 NOV 15
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Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Over and Under-Nutrition

This lecture introduces the concepts of over and under- nutrition, discussing some of the causes and problems associated with obesity as well as introducing current approaches to weight management. It then moves to introducing under-nutrition and discussing causes and consequences with a focus on the developing world. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

56 MIN2013 JUN 3
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Over and Under-Nutrition

Nutrients for Bone Health

What do bones and Aero chocolates have in common? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that have important roles in bone health. It describes the interactive roles and functions of: Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium and Fluoride in maintaining bone health. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

37 MIN2013 MAY 29
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Nutrients for Bone Health

Nutrients for Blood Health

What does vitamin K have to do with blood health? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that have important roles in blood health. It describes the interactive roles and functions of : Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B12, Iron and Iodine in maintaining blood health. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

67 MIN2013 MAY 29
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Nutrients for Blood Health

Micronutrients as Antioxidants

What are antioxidants? What are they good for? Where do I get them from? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that act as antioxidants in the body scavenging free radicals. It describes the interactive roles and functions of the main nutrients that act as antioxidants in the body, including: Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Beta-carotene and Selenium. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

66 MIN2013 MAY 21
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Micronutrients as Antioxidants

Latest Episodes

Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free or Wheat-Free?

Celiac disease is a disease of the small intestine related to gluten intake. So should those with it be avoiding gluten, wheat or both? Dr Regina Belski. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

3 MIN2014 NOV 25
Comments
Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free or Wheat-Free?

What is a Healthy Diet for an Older Person?

What becomes more important nutritionally the older you get? Dr Andrea Bramley. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

5 MIN2014 AUG 11
Comments
What is a Healthy Diet for an Older Person?

What is a Healthy Pregnancy Weight?

Is pregnancy really eating for two? What is a healthy weight to gain during pregnancy? Dr Regina Belski. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

6 MIN2014 AUG 7
Comments
What is a Healthy Pregnancy Weight?

Is Fruit Juice Good for You?

Is fruit juice good for you, or is it just pushing too much sugar into our diets? Dr Andrea Bramley. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

3 MIN2014 JUL 8
Comments
Is Fruit Juice Good for You?

Are Nuts Good for Your Health?

Are nuts good for you or bad for you? What is a 'good nut'? Dr Regina Belski has the answer. Copyright 2014 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

2 MIN2014 JUN 10
Comments
Are Nuts Good for Your Health?

Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Assoc Professor Catherine Itsiopoulos (Head of Dietetics and Human Nutrition, La Trobe University) on the health benefits of a Mediterranean diet, one of the most respected and prescribed diets in the world. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

46 MIN2013 NOV 15
Comments
Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

Over and Under-Nutrition

This lecture introduces the concepts of over and under- nutrition, discussing some of the causes and problems associated with obesity as well as introducing current approaches to weight management. It then moves to introducing under-nutrition and discussing causes and consequences with a focus on the developing world. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

56 MIN2013 JUN 3
Comments
Over and Under-Nutrition

Nutrients for Bone Health

What do bones and Aero chocolates have in common? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that have important roles in bone health. It describes the interactive roles and functions of: Vitamin D, Vitamin K, Calcium, Magnesium and Fluoride in maintaining bone health. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

37 MIN2013 MAY 29
Comments
Nutrients for Bone Health

Nutrients for Blood Health

What does vitamin K have to do with blood health? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that have important roles in blood health. It describes the interactive roles and functions of : Vitamin K, Folate, Vitamin B12, Iron and Iodine in maintaining blood health. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

67 MIN2013 MAY 29
Comments
Nutrients for Blood Health

Micronutrients as Antioxidants

What are antioxidants? What are they good for? Where do I get them from? This lecture focusses on the micronutrients that act as antioxidants in the body scavenging free radicals. It describes the interactive roles and functions of the main nutrients that act as antioxidants in the body, including: Vitamin E, Vitamin C, Beta-carotene and Selenium. Copyright 2013 La Trobe University, all rights reserved. Contact for permissions.

66 MIN2013 MAY 21
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Micronutrients as Antioxidants
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