Understanding Nutrient Reference Values

Understanding Nutrient Reference Values

The nutrient reference values for Australia and New Zealand state that for adult males aged between 19–50 years that have a predominantly sedentary job and do 30–60 minutes of activity 4–5 times per week, the recommended kilojoule intakes range from 9900kJ–12700kJ per day. For females of the same age and activity level, recommended kilojoule intakes range from 7600–9800kJ per day. For weight loss, men and

waist circumference measurement

Here is how you should understand waist circumference measurement

Waist circumference is another predictor for the potential risk for developing chronic diseases such as heart disease, type 2 diabetes, and high blood pressure. Measuring waist circumference is a simple check for excess abdominal body fat, also known as visceral fat. Carrying excess body fat in the abdominal area is riskier than body fat stored around the

1. Welcome to The Science of Weight Loss Dispelling Diet Myths

Welcome to The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths

The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths Welcome to The Science of Weight Loss: Dispelling Diet Myths I’m Professor Clare Collins. And I’m Associate Professor Tracy Burrows. We’re researchers in Nutrition and Dietetics at the University of Newcastle, Australia. The Science of Weight Loss is a six week course designed for adults. Each week