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Dads in the kitchen: supporting fathers to provide healthy food choices for families

Fathers play a crucial role in shaping the food choices and eating habits of their children within the household. Unfortunately, they are often overlooked in research and initiatives aimed at promoting healthier diets among kids.


Web-based nutrition program transforms type 2 diabetes health

A low carbohydrate nutrition program delivered online has been shown to significantly improve blood sugar control in adults with type 2 diabetes.

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How to adapt your training for winter

Struggling to get moving in the colder weather? Here’s how to tweak your routine so it doesn’t freeze over.


Is red meat bad for you? And does it make a difference if it’s a processed burger or a lean steak?

A juicy burger is a staple in many Australians’ diet. Yet research shows regularly eating red meat can increase your risk of developing type 2 diabetes, heart disease and certain cancers. But is eating a beef burger worse for your health than eating a lean grass-fed steak? And how much red meat should we really be eating?


Australians living longer but dementia and Alzheimer’s a greater risk

A new IPAN-led analysis of Australia's disease burden reveals Australians are living six years longer than they were thirty years ago, but more people are being diagnosed with Alzheimer's disease and dementia.

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The power of lived experience: how everyday Australians are helping change health research  

A growing number of Australians are seizing the chance to have their say in the health research that affects them.  


New study finds increasing health burden of type 2 diabetes in Australia

The prevalence of type 2 diabetes has tripled over the past 30 years in Australia, with increasing rates of disease complications placing a growing health burden on the population.

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Are sports foods all they shake up to be? Study reveals shocking truth

A comprehensive audit of readily available sports foods has revealed many are mislabelled and claim to be more nutritious than they actually are.

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Study finds some mealtime strategies make fussy kids even fussier

New IPAN research has found that mealtime strategies used by parents of fussy eaters might be inadvertently turning their children into even fussier eaters, interrupting their ability to regulate their own appetite and establish healthy eating habits.

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Am I too old to build muscle? What science says about sarcopenia and building strength later in life

Experts in muscle loss, A/Prof David Scott and Prof Robin Daly, argue it's never too late to start weight training and protect yourself against sarcopenia.

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Screening for vitamin C levels could improve diabetes outcomes

People with diabetes should be routinely screened for vitamin C deficiency as new research reveals it may help reduce the risk of complications from the disease.

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Make a difference in health research – Join IPAN’s Consumer Network!

The IPAN Consumer Network is a way for people of all ages and backgrounds to share their lived experience to help inform research for use in the real world.