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

  • The slow aging eating plan

    Foods for weight loss or maintenance

    Following this slow aging eating plan will help you make the right food choices ..Read more

  • Types of protein for healthy aging

    The right protein for the aging body

    You can get protein from more than just meat, so what are the best types of prot..Read more

  • Common superfoods

    Why is it important to harness superfoods?

    At least half of our diet should comprise common superfoods. But what some of these superfoods?

    ..Read more

  • The best carbohydrates

    Why are carbs important?

    What are the best carbohydrates to include in our diet to improve our health and slow aging?..Read more

  • Phytochemicals and aging

    Follow the rainbow

    All plant products (fruit, vegetables, nuts, grains, legumes and seeds) contain a number of chemicals, called phytochemicals, some of..Read more

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