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  1. 31 July 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Nourishing old age

    A lack of protein served in aged care is putting residents at risk of malnutrition but University of Melbourne study shows improving menus pays-off for everyone

  2. 24 May 2019 - Animals, Food & You

    Making the most of probiotics

    It isn’t only the probiotics, but the way they are produced and the food we eat with them that are important for our health, say University of Melbourne experts

  3. 14 May 2019 - Science Matters

    The superheroes of nutrient detection living in our oceans

    With no Uber Eats for bacteria, a University of Melbourne-led study reveals how ocean microorganisms are supremely evolved to detect and swim toward nutrients.

  4. 18 March 2019 - Health & Wellbeing

    Taking on the ‘toxic trio’ behind coeliac disease

    A new vaccine is being tested to enable coeliac patients to tolerate gluten, developed by a research collaboration including WEHI and University of Melbourne

  5. 24 May 2018 - Health & Wellbeing

    Would graphic warnings on unhealthy food make you think again?

    University of Melbourne and Cancer Council Victoria study shows that health warning labels on packaged foods work, encouraging people to make healthier choices

  6. 21 March 2017 - Animals, Food & You

    Save our soils: Why dirt matters

    Soil health is vital for human nutrition and the environment, but we manage it poorly; around two thirds of Australian agricultural land has unhealthy soil.

  7. 27 October 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    Eating supplements cannot beat the real thing

    The delivery mechanism for nutrients – the type of food you're eating and how it's processed – is almost as important as the amount of nutrients food contains.

  8. 24 September 2015 - Animals, Food & You

    More than just strong bones

    What effect does a diet rich in dairy products have on health? And should you save the cheese board for special occasions?