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  • 15 March 2017
    6.00pm - 7.30pm

    Sydney Ideas Health Forums - Big sugar: the new health threat?

    Health issues like obesity, Type 2 diabetes, high blood pressure and poor dental health are all linked to the consumption sugar-sweetened foods and beverages. So should we be ditching sugar from our diets completely? And is a tax on sugar the answer?

  • 28 March 2017
    12.00pm - 1.00pm
    Professor Cliona Ni Mhurchu

    Taxing junk food for a healthy society

    Taxes on unhealthy foods and beverages are gaining increasing prominence as policy tools to promote healthy eating, and are recommended by the World Health Organization to improve population diets. Junk food taxes have been adopted by a number of countries in recent years.

  • 30 March 2017
    6.00pm - 8.30pm

    Health Benefits of Intermittent and Periodic Energy Restriction

    Periodic energy restriction for weight management and general health often includes strategies such as intermittent fasting, time-restricted eating, and regimes that use longer periods of 'feast' or 'famine'. Hear world-leading experts discuss whether these dietary strategies are safe or effective.

  • 27 April 2017
    9.00am - 5.00pm

    Australian Biology of Ageing Conference 2017

    2nd Australian Biology of Ageing Conference to be held at the The Connection, 34 Shoreline Roads, Rhodes, 2138 NSW