Nutrition and Digital Bytes

A world of cherry wonder

Last month, I was  invited by the Victorian Cherry Association and Vikki Leng Enterprises to visit one of the  many Victorian cherry orchards that us Melbournians are lucky enough to have (almost) on our doorstep. Australians love cherries, especially at Christmas time. Our country produces about 15,000 tonnes of cherries every year, with the [...]

When a cupcake aint just a cupcake

Do you know that there are over 14 million photos on Instagram with the hashtag #cupcake? And just like freakshakes , what most of these cupcakes taste like is usually besides the point, as it’s all about the way they Instagram, Snapchat or hashtag. Photo by Insataible Munch (Flickr) Side note: Does anyone actually eat [...]

Food…glorious food

Ahhh, Instagram. You have forever changed the way people eat. In the days gone by , a meal was mostly a meal...hopefully enjoyed with good company and at least a glass or two of vino. But in today's society, it almost seems sacrilegious to not spend hours styling and photographing your food, even if it [...]

The digital future of food and nutrition

With more than 80% of Australians owning a smartphone, there is no doubt that mobile and digital technology, as well as the never-ending rise of social media, has had a significant impact on food trends and our beliefs and behaviors around food and nutrition. Changing Dinner Plates Gone are the days when family members would [...]

Are You a Super Hero Dietitian

Do you know that Google receives well over 4 million search queries every single minute of every single day? Now that’s a lot of content! With “content clutter” now an over-used buzzword, it is harder than ever for dietitians to achieve cut through, especially when anyone can be a publisher and the internet is one [...]