Article Archive

April 27, 2015

Dr Google: Am I dying?

27/04/2015 by Lisa Donaldson, APD

Gripe: The number one gripe I have as a dietitian is when a client ‘self diagnoses’ themselves with a particular allergy, intolerance or vitamin/mineral deficiency. It is not unusual for a client to remove whole food groups from their diet, swap to an alternative food that is less nutritious or start taking a vitamin supplement that is not required. In doing so, the client can become very unwell, undernourished or may compromise the absorption of critical micro/macronutrients. Why:

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What ANZAC Day Means to Me

24/04/2015 by Maeve Bannister

This Saturday is ANZAC day, a chance to take a moment and remember that all the freedoms we enjoy today are a result of the men and women who fought to provide them for us over the last 100 years. ANZAC Day is also the epitome of what it means to be Australian: pride, courage, mateship, and everything I am offered simply by being lucky enough to call this beautiful country home.

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5 Things for the Weekend

23/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Here we go… after years of build-up the 100th Anniversary of ANZAC is upon us. While this important event is a central part of the weekend in Canberra, there are other things on offer. Enjoy! 1. The Spanish Film Festival at Palace Electric Cinemas. All weekend Nothing gets the blood pumping like a good old piece of Spanish film-making, be it a comedy or a smouldering love story, this is a culture that can really dial up the emotion.

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Game Day - Big Matches on the ANZAC Weekend

22/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

The Centenary of ANZAC Day is upon us. In Australia, we tend to celebrate our sporting success against other nations; it’s a part of our national persona that comes into sharp focus on a weekend such as this. While we will certainly spend a moment in silence marking the passing of those who fought for our shores, the roar of a passionate sporting contest will soon follow. In Canberra, we have two great games to get behind this weekend. Brumbies v Otago Highlanders

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The Boys Light Up at Fashfest

22/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

Pushing boundaries with men’s fashion. That’s FASHFEST 2015, with designers inspired by children’s nightmares, a fine appreciation of luxury fabric, the comfort of handcrafted, edgy garments, and even sports-inspired wear. Who said men’s clothing is boring?

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Let's Go Deep - Black Sea Film review

21/04/2015 by Sam Tremayne

Black Sea is the kind of movie that’ll probably fly under your radar (or sonar in this case). It’s the story of Jude Law’s Robinson and his quest to haul a lost World War II treasure from a German U-Boat deep under the Turkish sea. Simultaneously, Robinson needs to solve his money woes and reunite his broken family. This is a film that goes in directions that will divide opinions (or perhaps would have, had anyone seen it).

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Clouds of Sils Maria Starring Kristen Stewart - WIN

21/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

At the peak of her international career, Maria Enders (Juliette Binoche) is asked to perform in a revival of the play that made her famous twenty years ago. But back then she played the role of Sigrid, an alluring young girl who disarms and eventually drives her boss Helena to suicide.

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Drugs, Beats and Growing up - Chatting with 360

21/04/2015 by Jen Taylor

Matt Colwell, known more famously as Australian rapper 360, is not afraid to be totally honest and brutally upfront. He’s well known in the media for his strong opinions on some controversial topics – and many people know him as ‘that rapper who was on Q&A’. He is also very gracious, appreciative of fans, and he enjoys recognising other people’s talent and supporting up-and-coming artists.

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Movie: SPOT - Win Tickets

21/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

From the Spanish Embassy in Canberra, director César Espada has created what is all at once an engrossing, disturbing and twistedly comedic story of deliberate cruelty with SPOT.

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Get Local at Loft Bar and Grill

20/04/2015 by OutInCanberra

The Loft Bar and Grill is a pop-up you won’t want to miss. Located upstairs from Duxton at O’Connor, this is an exciting little restaurant that is set to entertain you with an ever-changing menu at the hands of the Head Chef, Griff Pammentt.

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