A healthy diet for all people

We’re exploring how different diets can maximise our health and performance. For example, The Mediterranean Diet is predominantly plant-based and rich in fruit and vegetables, nuts, legumes, olive oil, and oily fish, and has numerous health benefits. So we’re investigating the protective benefits to cognition and cardiovascular disease risk of diets such as The Mediterranean Diet, in combination with physical activity.

We’re exploring:

  • Cognitive function
  • Adherence
  • Psychological Wellbeing
  • Risk of Dementia
  • Cardiovascular Health

A healthy diet for the Australian population

While the benefits of certain diets may have been established elsewhere, we’re examining their relevance for Australia and its population.

We’re exploring:

  • Diet Efficacy
  • Environmental Sustainability
  • Palatability
  • Adherance

A healthy diet for elite athletes

A healthy diet is essential to optimise performance and recovery of elite athletes. So we're exploring the current and potential nutritional practices to improve sporting outcomes in AFLW athletes.

We’re exploring:

  • Water consumption
  • Carbohydrate intake
  • Adherance to nutritional guidelines