[第1期] 三分钟读懂”孕”养 | 如何食“孕”高 | Eat Through Pregnancy

  Pregnancy, also known as gestation. 怀孕,也被称为妊娠。 Pregnancy is a period of time during when the development of embryo and fetus occurs in mothers’ wombs. Many say this is a time of wonderful joy and fulfilment. 怀孕是指在母亲的子宫里一个小生命由胚胎发展成胎儿直到出生的一段时间。 许多人都说这是一个十分美好、充实的十个月。 The average length of pregnancy is about 38 to 40 weeks, from the first day of the mother’s…

疾病与营养 | How to get out of Gout? 如何“养”好痛风?

​   Based on the messages received from some of the followers and also a promise to a friend. This article will introduce you to a common medical condition known as ‘Gout’. Statistics show that a majority of gout patients have a low motivation to make healthier lifestyle choices, such as drinking less and maintaining…

2017 Sept. 19th | Happy Dietitians’ Day | 临床营养师的年度节庆

  Dietitians Association of Australia, DAA, is a national organisation with a high international reputation within the profession of dietetics. All dietetics graduates will be assessed and entitled as Accredited Practising Dietitians (APD) in Australia. All Australian APDs are required to maintain a regular professional development on an annual basis. This is to ensure all…

Trendy Talk: Alkaline V.S. Acidic | 三分钟读懂营养:酸碱性饮食

For most of us, since we graduate from high school, who would have thought much about alkaline or acid in our lives. Let alone the pH values of what goes into our stomachs. 对于我们大多数人来说,自从我们从中学毕业以后,如果不是专业所需,大多数人不会在生活中考虑太多关于酸碱性,更不用说我们吃的食物的酸碱值了。 Out of sudden, everyone’s talking about eating alkaline and avoid all acid-producing foods. Personally, I thought it was gone, but clearly,…

Dine Well If You Dine Out. 外出就餐如何吃出健康。

In metro Melbourne, a high proportion of customers dining in restaurants or cafes during lunch time on weekdays. The Australian Heart Foundation gathered the survey data and reported that in 2015, on average, Australians spent more than $7.6 billion on fast foods [1]. It is about 7 times of the data reported in 2013, which was $1.2 billion…

Love and Hatred of Caffeine. 咖啡因之是非。

Melbourne is called the ‘Coffee Capital City’ of Australia. Globally, Melbourne is one of the cities with a strong coffee culture. In the lead up to 1930s, tea was off the top list as the favourite drink since the introduction of espresso. 墨尔本被称为澳大利亚的“咖啡之都”。在全球范围内,墨尔本是拥有最浓厚咖啡文化的城市之一。在直到20世纪30年代,浓缩咖啡取代了茶,被列为最受澳洲人喜欢的饮品。 If you get a chance to visit Melbourne, take a walk across the cobblestoned…

Sugar Shines in the Dark 充满诱惑的糖份

In a documentary called ‘That Sugar Film’ (2014; released in February 2015), an Australian actor Damon Gameau consumed foods containing approximately 40 teaspoons* (~160 grams) of sugar^ on a daily basis, for 60 days. This was being completed as a self-experimental approach. *40 teaspoons of sugar was designed, as it was the reported amount of…

Which is the Best Science News Site? 科学资讯网站排行榜

Every science student would be asked to read and use the information from reliable internet sources. So how do you define ‘reliability’ of information, then? Some easy answers from university students are: – “Well like some convincing suffixes, like ‘.gov’.” “Look at the title, the design of the website, and sometimes you can judge from…

(2) Why Say No to Fad Diets? 看清新兴食尚的是与否 (2)

More people are getting aware of their weight, body size and health, there are many novel diets that are promoted as ‘healthier’. Many of them are advocated by popular celebrities, their fans will soon become the followers of such diet. Also, many bloggers would share some nutrition information online, however, they may not have certain…

Purple Sweet Potato Fab or Fad? 紫薯隐藏的奥妙。

I was talking to my best friend. Kath: “You know, I’ve come across so many papers about purple sweet potatoes.” Friend: “Purple sweet potatoes? Why are they purple? Are they one of the GMOs?” Kath: “Nah, they are natural species of the sweet potatoes family. They are purple, aren’t they cute?” Friend: “My favourite is…

Embrace the Year of 2017! 迎面而来的2017年!

  This is the first day of the brand new year of 2017. So let us take this moment and turn to the people around you and tell them, this is also what I want to say to all of you! “Thank you! Thank you for making my 2016 so awesome. Thank you all my…