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Diabetes SA Annual Food and Health Seminar 2015

Guest speakers

Alison Coates, PhD, RNutr, Alliance for Research in Exercise, Nutrition and Activity, Sansom Institute for Health Research, University of South Australia

Legumes and nuts are delicious foods that can be versatile in many recipes and snacks. Dr Alison Coates discusses the health benefits of legumes and nuts as part of a Mediterranean style of eating, including the latest research.

Glenn Cardwell, Accredited Practising Dietitian

Although we all accept that mushrooms and vegetables are ‘good for you’, this century science has unearthed a deeper understanding of the compounds in fresh produce that are having a physiological effect which can help extend our wellbeing and longevity. Glenn Cardwell discusses some of these benefits as well as the role of mushrooms and fresh produce, in diabetes and health.

Diabetes SA Cooking Demonstration

Diabetes SA discusses and demonstrate how you may be able to incorporate these Mediterranean foods into your meal plan.


Saturday 21 February 2015




Adelaide Convention Centre, Panorama Rooms 2 & 3, North Terrace, Adelaide.

The National Diabetes Services Scheme is an initiative of the Australian Government administered by Diabetes Australia.

The NDSS agent in South Australia is Diabetes SA. 

Find out more about the NDSS at or call the NDSS Helpline on 1800 637 700