Accredited Practising Dietitian, Accredited Nutritionist & Nutrition Consultant
Glenn is an Accredited Practising Dietitian with over 30 years in clinical and public health nutrition, including 10 years as consultant dietitian to the National Heart Foundation and five years at the Children’s Hospital in Sydney. He currently runs his own company, Nutrition Impact Pty Ltd, which consults to the food industry to assist with research, food promotion, product development and nutrition education.

He is an award winning professional speaker and has spoken on nutrition throughout Australia, New Zealand, Malaysia, Spain, India, South Africa and Britain. For four years he lectured in sports nutrition at Edith Cowan University and has been a long-standing (24 years) guest lecturer at Curtin University.

He was the sports nutrition adviser to the West Coast Eagles (Australian Football League) for 14 years, the Perth Wildcats (NBL) for five years and the Western Force (Rugby Super 14) for their first two seasons.

Glenn produced two books for the Heart Foundation and has written four independent books, Diet Addiction, Gold Medal Nutrition (5th edition published in the US), Top Blokes Food Manual and Getting Kids to Eat Well.
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Blog entries by Glenn Cardwell

  • Caloric restriction slows aging

    Using caloric restriction to slow the aging process

    Aging is an inevitable part of life and each year there are thousands of products that claim “anti-aging” effects. While there are num..Read more

  • Testing cortisol levels

    What is a cortisol blood test?

    Cortisol mobilizes our biological resources to repair and protect the body during time..Read more

  • The benefits of laughing

    Can laughter really benefit your health?

    There is an old adage about laughter being the best medicine, and it is quite true: there are many benefits of laughin..Read more

  • Winter-proof your skin

    Keep your skin healthy in winter

    Winter is not just dreary for the spirit, it’s also hard on the skin. Here we outline si..Read more

  • Heart rate during exercise

    Aim for maximum heart rate during exercise to reap the benefits

    Your heart rate during exercise serves as an unbiased indicator of exercise intensity, whether it’s commu..Read more

  • Basic stretches for safer exercise

    The importance of stretching properly

    To get the best muscle performance and reduce the risk of injury, a workout that includes basic stretches is vital. Experts recommend you perform bas..Read more

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