Diet and Nutrition podcast

Diet and Nutrition

La Trobe University

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.

28 Episódios

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    Celiac Disease: Gluten-Free or Wheat-Free?

    3:05

    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.
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    What is a Healthy Diet for an Older Person?

    5:41

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

    6:18

    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.
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    Is Fruit Juice Good for You?

    3:49

    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.
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    Are Nuts Good for Your Health?

    2:14

    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.
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    Health Benefits of the Mediterranean Diet

    46:35

    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.
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    Over and Under-Nutrition

    56:45

    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.
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    Nutrients for Bone Health

    37:15

    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.
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    Nutrients for Blood Health

    1:07:27

    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.
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    Micronutrients as Antioxidants

    1:06:14

    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.

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