Glenn Cardwell BSc, Grad Dip Diet, Grad Dip App Sc, APD

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 (4th edition published in the US), Top Blokes Food Manual and Getting Kids to Eat Well.
His website can be found at www.glenncardwell.com from where you can get free ebooks and subscribe to a free newsletter.

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

    Aging is an inevitable part of life and there are thousands of products claiming “anti-aging” effects. Research suggests caloric restriction will slow aging

  • Testing cortisol levels

    What is a cortisol blood test?

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

    Cortisol is a key hormone that our body produces when we are stressed, and here we explain why testing cortisol levels is important as we age.

  • 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

    The saying that 'laughter is the best medicine' is quite true: there are many benefits of laughing, particularly in relation to our health.

  • 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

    Keep your skin healthy in winter Winter is not just dreary for the spirit, it’s also hard on the skin. Here we outline simple steps to winter-proof your skin and keep it glowing during the cold. If you live in a country that experiences cold and dry winters, you know how low humidity weather affects […]

  • 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

    Heart rate during exercise is an unbiased indicator of exercise intensity, so what rate should you aim for, and what training will help you reach it?

  • 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

    To reduce the risk of injury, a workout that includes basic stretches is vital. Here we outline some of the best stretches to perform.


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Sally Errey

Nutritionist, Speaker
Best-selling Author, Staying Alive Cookbook

Ann-Mary Hromek RN ND

Ann-Mary Hromek is a registered nurse, homeopath and naturopath and in conjunction with her husband Dr Karel Hromek, runs an injectable nutrient clinic in Mullumbimby, NSW, Australia. Ann-Mary is also a lecturer and education co-ordinator for ACNEM

Blog entries by Ann-Mary Hromek

  • CoQ10 health benefits

    CoQ10 health benefits include combating several age-related conditions, such as macular degeneration and dementia, and improving energy levels. Below we outline everything you need to know about CoQ1..Read more

    CoQ10 health benefits include combating several age-related conditions, such as macular degeneration and dementia, and improving energy levels. Learn more.

  • Vitamin A health benefits

    There are many vitamin A health benefits

    Vitamin A health benefits are wide ranging, and include improved vision, sk..Read more

    Vitamin A health benefits are wide ranging, and include improved vision, skin, and immune system functioning. Learn more about this important vitamin here.

  • 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?

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    Superfoods are packed with essential nutrients and antioxidants that can help promote our wellbeing and prevent disease. What are some common superfoods?

  • Fiber health benefits

    Fiber health benefits

    Fiber health benefits include supporting weight loss, lowering cholesterol, improving digestion..Read more

    Fiber is vital for optimal dietary metabolism. Fiber health benefits include regulating blood sugar and preventing bowel cancer. Read on for more.

  • Calcium health benefits

    Calcium health benefits: why it's necessary for good health

    Calcium health benefits include improving bone health, lo..Read more

    Calcium health benefits include improving bone health, lowering blood pressure and preventing kidney stones developing. Read more in our calcium fact sheet.


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Rebecca McPhee, BNutr.Diet (Hons), APD
An Accredited Practicing Dietitian in private practice and Training Manager for Health Coaching Australia

Andrew Munro B HSc

Manager, leading Health Sciences company

Brendan Penwarden

Naturopath, Speaker, Business Mentor