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GPCME Plenary Session

General Practice Conference and Medical Exhibition – Rotorua, New Zealand

Doctors For Nutrition were proud to exhibit at the General Practice Co[...]
  • Rebecca Stonor
  • 19 Jun 2024
Dine with a doc speakers and staff blog image

Dine with a Doc – Auckland, 2024

Doctors For Nutrition hosted a sustainability-focussed ‘Dine with a [...]
  • Rebecca Stonor
  • 19 Jun 2024
Parched Land

Should we decrease red meat consumption to protect the planet?

Watch Dr. Heleen Haitjema, co-founder and board director of DFN, as s[...]
  • Karyn Ogier
  • 27 Feb 2024
Sustainable diets

From guidelines to greener plates: Australia’s necessary dietary shift

Sustainable diets under the microscope as part of the Australian Dieta[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 26 Feb 2024

Free yourself from gluten fear

The gluten-free market is booming. Is it time you got on board? Should[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 02 Feb 2024
Dine with a Doc 24

Dine with a Doc – Melbourne, 2024

Doctors For Nutrition hosted a ‘Dine with a Doc’ dinner with Prof.[...]
  • Rebecca Stonor
  • 17 Jan 2024
The 2023 Review

Doctors For Nutrition 2023: Year In Review

Nearing the end of another fulfilling year, we evaluate our achievemen[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 20 Dec 2023
Dr Heleen Haitjema in kitchen with foods

Inaugural Doctors Health Challenge

Throughout November, we ran our FREE Doctors Health Challenge. Over 20[...]
  • Louisa Chamberlain
  • 19 Dec 2023
T2D Submission

Doctors For Nutrition’s call for change

The House of Representatives undertakes an inquiry into diabetes[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 29 Nov 2023
WONCA 2023

WONCA 2023 Sydney World Conference

Doctors For Nutrition were proud sponsors of the World Organization of[...]
  • Rebecca Stonor
  • 07 Nov 2023
ASLM Conference table

Australasian Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2023: BETTER HEALTH FOR ALL

Doctors For Nutrition were proud sponsors of the Australasian Society [...]
  • Rebecca Stonor
  • 18 Sep 2023
Plant based food mix

2023 Australian Dietary Guidelines Review

Sustainable and plant-focused diets high priority for ADGs[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 12 Sep 2023
woman silhouette

Perimenopause: the changes before the change

Navigating haywire hormones when approaching menopause can be challeng[...]
  • Dr Nitu Bajekal
  • 09 Aug 2023
Doctor with vegetables

Leading by example

Hear from WFPB GP Dr An on his patient successes.[...]
  • Alicia Temple
  • 07 Jun 2023
Tomatoes and greens

Foods with benefits

Wholefoods may just save your life, and at the very least, they will d[...]
  • Dr Renae Thomas
  • 23 May 2023
NIHC 2023

Nutrition in Healthcare Conference 2023

Over 2 full days, 24 local and international experts and more than 250[...]
  • Articles
  • 04 Apr 2023

Doctors For Nutrition 2022: Year In Review

We review the highlights and look ahead to growing our impact in 2023.[...]
  • Articles
  • 16 Dec 2022
Couple cooking

Is plant-based for you?

Making the transition can seem a little overwhelming, but we’re here[...]
  • Hollie Waters APD
  • 07 Nov 2022

A snack for every season

Pay attention to seasonal eating, your health and back pocket will tha[...]
  • Celeste Jones
  • 05 Oct 2022

Food and your mood

What we eat and drink can affect our mental health.[...]
  • Dr Alyce Churchill
  • 05 Sep 2022
Lady exercising

Unbreakable bones

While bone health is critical for healthy ageing, it's the bones you b[...]
  • Dr Gavin Levy
  • 01 Jul 2022
PN Pilot Infographic

DFN successfully upskills doctors on prescribing nutrition

During April, Doctors For Nutrition launched an online course, ‘Pres[...]
  • Louisa Chamberlain
  • 27 Jun 2022
High fibre food

Hormone harmony

A look at some common health issues related to hormonal balance, and w[...]
  • Dr Gemma Newman
  • 21 Jun 2022
Fast Facts Stack of Books

Fast facts: the ins and outs of fasting

What you need to know if you are thinking of fasting.[...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 27 Apr 2022
Doctors For Nutrition Plant B Life at AMSS

Medical students lead the way by replacing sausages with a plant-based lunch

Adelaide Medical Students’ Society O’Week celebrations kicked off [...]
  • Hannah O’Malley
  • 09 Mar 2022
Child Eating Watermelon

A doctor’s advice to help kids enjoy more fruit and vegetables

Dr Taisia Cech shares 7 top tips to help your kids have the best start[...]
  • Dr Taisia Cech
  • 03 Feb 2022
Woman Running

The heart of the matter

Heart disease is an everyone disease. Thankfully, your lifestyle has t[...]
  • Dr Adrian Griscti
  • 31 Jan 2022
2021 Year in Review

Doctors For Nutrition: 2021 in review and outlook for 2022

There is no doubt the last two years have left a profound mark on soci[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 15 Dec 2021
Christmas Day

5 best plant-based present ideas: Christmas gifts for the plant-curious to the plant-obsessed

Why not consider one of the many fantastic whole food plant-based (WFP[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 30 Nov 2021

WFPB: Restrictive or Intuitive?

Is it possible to align a wholefood, plant-based approach with intuiti[...]
  • Angela Genoni
  • 08 Nov 2021

United Nations Food Systems Summit

Opening conversations about our broken food system.[...]
  • Articles
  • 07 Oct 2021
GHG Emissions

Global greenhouse gas emissions from animal-based foods double that of plant-based foods

Our food system accounts for 35 percent of all human-made greenhouse g[...]
  • Dr Angela Genoni
  • 06 Oct 2021

Simplify and Nutrify

The four fundamentals of healthy eating aren’t complicated at all.[...]
  • Dr Heleen Haitjema
  • 15 Sep 2021

The role of national dietary guidelines in attaining a healthy and sustainable food system

DFN brought together experts from a range of healthcare and food-relat[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 11 Aug 2021
AMSA Global Health Conference

AMSA Global Health Conference 2021

Why improving nutrition education in medical schools is a key step to [...]
  • Martina Brayford
  • 08 Aug 2021
NZ dietary updates

NZ’s updated Eating and Activity Guidelines allow for “totally plant-based”

The Ministry of Health of Aotearoa New Zealand announced an update to [...]
  • Hannah O’Malley
  • 27 Jul 2021

Staying plant strong

Changing your diet can present the odd challenge as your body adjusts [...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 06 Jul 2021

FODMAP fact drop

Most people have heard of the low FODMAP diet, but how well do we unde[...]
  • Emma Strutt APD
  • 20 May 2021
Adam and Andrew - chef and doc

A Doctor and a Chef: Healthy plant-based cooking class

Healthy plant-based cooking class[...]
  • Live event
  • 27 Apr 2021
Recipe compilation

Cooking for nutrition

Introducing our recipes and dietitian-designed meal plan[...]
  • Emma Strutt APD
  • 27 Apr 2021

Growing gains, not pains!

Setting kids and teens up with good nutrition is central to lifelong h[...]
  • Dr Peter Johnston APD
  • 18 Mar 2021
AU Dietary Guidelines

Australian Dietary Guidelines review scoping survey

Get involved in the Australian Dietary Guidelines review.[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 23 Feb 2021

Protein needs are easily met among plant-based eaters

New research highlights protein quality of plant-based dietary pattern[...]
  • Joel Craddock APD
  • 31 Jan 2021

Be smart, B12

Read why vitamin B12 should be on your radar.[...]
  • Deeni Betar-Young APD
  • 18 Jan 2021
Change Maker Award

DFN wins Change Maker of the Year Award!

Doctors For Nutrition are honoured to have won Change Maker of the yea[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 15 Jan 2021
2020 year in review

DFN’s 2020 year in review and 2021 plans

We outline the key achievements of 2020 and preview the year ahead[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 20 Dec 2020
Christmas friends

Planning your plant-based holiday feast

We have the plant-based holiday feast for you![...]
  • Articles
  • 29 Nov 2020
CAHA signatories

DFN joins health organisations’ call for a healthy, regenerative and just future

29 health organisations call on the government to take urgent policy a[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 24 Nov 2020

Full of beans: toddler nutrition

When it’s time for your toddler’s first foods, you want the very b[...]
  • Dr Peter Johnston APD
  • 16 Nov 2020
World Diabetes Day 2020

Clear up carbohydrate confusion to improve diabetes outcomes

Contrary to popular belief, it isn’t carbohydrates or sugar that cau[...]
  • Articles
  • 10 Nov 2020

COVID-19: a tipping point for a change in dietary behaviour

The pandemic increased the focus on new opportunities to efficiently m[...]
  • Articles
  • 20 Sep 2020

The Cancer Consensus

Can cancer prevention really begin on our plate?[...]
  • Dr Renae Thomas
  • 27 Jul 2020
Running in ocean

Plant performance

You can hit peak performance with plants, learn how.[...]
  • Dr Malcolm Mackay
  • 06 Jul 2020

Ironing out the facts

Many women have low iron stores, but it’s not due to a lack of meat.[...]
  • Rhianna Redclift APD
  • 19 May 2020

Nutrition in the time of COVID-19

As the world grapples with the novel coronavirus pandemic, Doctors For[...]
  • Angela Genoni, PhD
  • 14 Apr 2020
Polo shirts group shot

South Pacific Society of Lifestyle Medicine Conference 2020: Turning the tide on NCDs

Reporting back from the inaugural South Pacific Society of Lifestyle M[...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 05 Apr 2020
Tape measure in hand

Diets debunked

Fad diets are a fail, how do you achieve a healthy body weight?[...]
  • Emma Strutt APD
  • 31 Mar 2020

World Kidney Day 2020

World Kidney Day 2020: Plant-based diets offer hope.[...]
  • Dr Anis Ta’eed - MBBS, FRACP
  • 12 Mar 2020
The Pleasure Trap - Doug Lisle

US psychologist Dr Doug Lisle shares insights about ‘the Pleasure Trap’

Canberra heard from prominent US evolutionary psychologist Doug Lisle [...]
  • Dr Stephanie Dakin
  • 25 Feb 2020
Food Wisdom

First Peoples’ food wisdom

For more than sixty thousand years, Aboriginal peoples used their own [...]
  • Dr Amanda Robinson
  • 10 Feb 2020
Nutrition Symposium ADL

The Heart of the Matter – Adelaide Nutrition in Healthcare Symposium

Adelaide Nutrition in Healthcare Symposium with international keynote [...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 05 Feb 2020

Media release: What role does nutrition play in cardiovascular disease?

At a Symposium in Adelaide this weekend, eminent US cardiologist Dr Ki[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 30 Jan 2020

Level up

A rundown of bloodwork as part of a regular check-up.[...]
  • Dr Adrian Griscti
  • 09 Jan 2020
2019 Year in Review

Doctors For Nutrition year end wrap-up and outlook to 2020

As 2019 draws to a close, we review the highlights from our first full[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 18 Dec 2019
Samantha Craddock and boys

Plant Powered Families

Families following a plant-based lifestyle.[...]
  • Joel Craddock, Dr Andrew Little, Dr Andrew Davies
  • 09 Dec 2019
3D nerve cell

Recovering from Multiple Sclerosis with dietary and lifestyle changes

Lifestyle changes should be at the centre of MS patient care.[...]
  • Dr Sam Gartland
  • 29 Nov 2019
Plant Prescription - cover image - credit nourish

The plant prescription

These days we have access to thousands of valuable pharmaceutical comp[...]
  • Hannah O’Malley
  • 29 Nov 2019

Are plant-based pregnancies safe?

A well-planned plant-based diet from pre-conception onwards sets your [...]
  • Dr Heleen Haitjema
  • 23 Oct 2019

World Food Day 2019: plant-based diet shift vital to solving nutrition crisis

Doctors For Nutrition welcomes the theme of this year’s World Food D[...]
  • Dr Heleen Haitjema
  • 16 Oct 2019
Australian contingent

Highlights from the 2019 International Plant-Based Nutrition Healthcare Conference

From September 22-25, one of the world's leading medical conferences o[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 11 Oct 2019
mental health

World Mental Health Day: Diet plays a key role for mental health

A diet high in fats, sugars, junk foods and processed meats is contrib[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 09 Oct 2019
2006: A Food Odyssey

Wellington health professionals ready to transform health through nutrition

Presentation to 50 clinical colleagues at a professional workshop.[...]
  • Hannah O’Malley
  • 03 Oct 2019

New Zealanders flock to learn about Plant-Based Lifestyle

A crowd of over 100 attended the recent Picton Food Frontiers event to[...]
  • Hannah O’Malley
  • 10 Sep 2019
Black and white photo of male

Media release: Prostate deaths can be reduced

The high numbers of Australian men dying from prostate cancer could be[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 02 Sep 2019
Bowl of fresh food

Media release: Plant-based meals must be a focus in Australian hospitals and aged care facilities

The Victorian government’s initiative to improve the taste, enjoymen[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 26 Aug 2019

Media release: New Heart Foundation Nutrition Guidelines should promote plant-based diets

The healthiest diet for our heart, and indeed human and environmental [...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 22 Aug 2019

Media release: NZ Ministry of Health is right to urge reduced meat and dairy in hospitals

The New Zealand Climate & Health Council and health promotion charity [...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 09 Aug 2019

Red and processed meat: fact and fiction

Does the evidence say it is OK?[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 05 Aug 2019
Woman in Autumn leaves

Immunity boost

DFN's Queensland Lead Dietitian Emma Strutt APD explains why what we e[...]
  • Emma Strutt APD
  • 17 Jul 2019
Planetary Health Plate

Media release: Australasian doctors agree with EAT-Lancet: plant-based diet shift is vital

The recently-established health promotion charity Doctors For Nutritio[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 09 Apr 2019
Neil Barnard & Scott Stoll

Media release: Leading plant-based nutrition experts to address NZ health symposiums

Two of the world’s leading plant-based nutrition experts will addres[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 15 Feb 2019
Dr Neal Barnard

Can a plant-based diet help Australians live longer?

Read about DFNs Nutrition in Healthcare Conference 2019[...]
  • Doctors For Nutrition
  • 14 Feb 2019
Vegetable Stall

‘Eat Whole Foods, Mostly Plant-Based’: What Does This Actually Mean?

DFN Board member Dr Luke Wilson digs into the importance of eating who[...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 09 Nov 2018
Healthy meal prep

Type 2 diabetes and nutrition

Separating myth from the fact about diet and diabetes.[...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 08 Nov 2018

Creating a lifestyle intervention for your community

Dr Luke Wilson describes the key ingredients of a successful community[...]
  • Dr Luke Wilson
  • 25 May 2018