A cut above the rest: our contributions to the beef industry
What do burps, beetles and bacteria have in common? Bovines of course! At least, that's the case when it comes to our work with the cattle industry - an industry that's worth $6 billion in Australia. Next week is the aptly named Beef Week and you'll be surprised and amazed to see how much research we do for the humble cow.
The pros and cons of paleo
With the latest paleo diet book being pulled from the printing line after being labelled dangerous to babies and children, […]
5 egg-cellent tips for staying healthy this Easter
Five tips for staying healthy this Easter long weekend.
Imported berries and Hepatitis A: a complex issue with no simple solutions
Ensuring the safety of our food supply can be a complex process that involves maintaining good hygienic practices in the production and handling of foods at all stages between the farm and consumption.
The Hungry Microbiome Part 3: Gut Microbiome
An animated overview of the human gut microbiome: the community of microbes in our insides. This video describes the various species of microbe that inhabit our digestive system and expounds their roles in digestion. Written and illustrated by Armando Hasudungan.
Powerful new tool produces proteins in 3D
We've created a new web-based tool named Aquaria that can create unprecedented 3-D representations of protein structures
The Hungry Microbiome Part 2: Starch
An animated overview of the carbohydrate 'starch'. This video follows starch and resistant starch as they are ingested, broken up, and assimilated into the body. Written and illustrated by Armando Hasudungan.
The Hungry Microbiome Part 1: The Digestive System
This is the first of four digestive system animations. Today's episode is an overview, a journey from the mouth to the poop chute and everything in between.
Dieting in the Digital Age: The Total Wellbeing Diet online program
We're moving one of Australia's most successful diets, The Total Wellbeing Diet, online.
Explainer: what is raw milk and why is it harmful?
Historically, milk was prone to contamination by bacteria from cows that could cause severe illness in humans. This remains the case with raw (unpasteurised) milk. The tragic death of a Victorian toddler this week is a stark reminder of these risks.
We need your help! The Total Wellbeing Diet online trial
It’s easy as – by following a simple, customised eating plan and weighing in on the website once a […]