Superfoods or Supermyths – Hobart Alumni Event

28 June 2017
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm
Hotel Grand Chancellor,  
Harbour View Room 1,
1 Davey St Hobart TAS 7000

Just what exactly makes a food 'super'? Join us at the annual Hobart alumni seminar and networking event as Dr Tim Crowe presents Superfoods or Supermyths.

Event details

Superfood is a widely used catch-all phrase, common on the Internet and in the marketing of exotic (and normally expensive) fruits and vegetables. During his presentation Tim will reveal the truth behind some of the so called popular 'superfoods' and sort out the marketing hype from the reality. Tim will also emphasise the importance of food variety, and present his own list of 'Top ten foods to consume' he recommends to eat and will explain why they are so good for you.

The seminar will be followed by drinks and canapés, so you can reconnect with other Deakin Alumni.

Dr Tim Crowe

Tim is a career research scientist and educator in the fascinating, yet controversial, area of nutrition. He has spent the last 16 years working at Deakin University in the Faculty of Health. He marries a medical research background in clinical nutrition together with teaching roles in the areas of nutritional biochemistry and physiology, as well as the applied role of nutrition in disease prevention and management.

Tim is actively involved in several areas of nutrition research including specialised nutrition in the prevention of surgical complications; malnutrition identification; and nutrition support in wound healing. Tim has an active media profile together with a growing social media following from his Thinking Nutrition blog and Facebook page which he uses to communicate important nutrition messages to the public in plain and simple language.

Register your interest

You are welcome to bring along one guest – please advise their name at the time of booking. RSVPs are essential by Wednesday 21 June or until booked out.

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Key information

Date and time

28 June 2017
6.00 pm to 8.30 pm

Location

Hotel Grand Chancellor,  
Harbour View Room 1,
1 Davey St Hobart TAS 7000