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Personalised nutrition is trendy, but can it help us eat less junk food?

A new study has shown that advances in personalised nutrition can improve the diets of Australians.

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Nuts are brain-boosting food for older adults

Eating a moderate amount of nuts is linked to better cognitive performance in older adults, new research has shown.

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New study shows active breaks in the classroom benefit children with intellectual disabilities

Classroom-based active breaks can increase physical activity, reduce sedentary behaviour, and may also benefit the working memory of children with intellectual disability, new IPAN research shows.

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Do naturally high testosterone levels equal stronger female athletic performance? Not necessarily

New IPAN-led research casts doubt on the rules preventing female athletes with naturally high testosterone levels from competing in some track events – Associate Professor Severine Lamon explains for The Conversation.

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High protein intake in babies linked to obesity in childhood

Feeding children too much protein when they are babies can increase their chance of being overweight when they reach primary school age, new studies have confirmed.

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Exploring the link between Parkinson’s disease and gut health

Research at IPAN is finding growing evidence of a relationship between Parkinson’s disease and gut health. Find out how you can get involved.

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Eating your way to a healthy heart

Eating a healthy Mediterranean-style diet can help minimise the risk of heart attack, even for those genetically pre-disposed to heart disease, new research shows.

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Can what you eat reduce your risk of liver cancer?  

Liver cancer is the seventh leading cause of cancer deaths in Australia and unfortunately, it’s on the rise. A team of IPAN-led researchers asked the question: how important is diet in preventing liver cancer?

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What type of breakfast person are you?

New research has identified five breakfast personalities among the national population in findings that could promote healthier food choices in the Australian diet.

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Can vitamin C be used to fight type 2 diabetes?

New therapies are being explored to help manage type 2 diabetes and reduce its associated health and economic burdens.

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Breastfeeding your baby – the first week

Breastfeeding might be the most natural thing in the world – but it is also a skill you need to learn. Find out all you need to know about feeding your baby in the first week of life.

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Helping Aussies say ‘no’ to excess salt

Nutrition experts at IPAN are working on ways to reduce salt consumption and improve population health. Take a look at their current research findings for Salt Awareness Week.

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