You may know A/Prof Tim Crowe as the brains behind Thinking Nutrition, a website that provides credible, evidence-based articles on the latest nutrition news in a simple, yet engaging, way.
Tim is also an Accredited Practising Dietitian and academic within the School of Exercise and Nutrition Sciences at Deakin University in Melbourne, Australia. Tim’s role involves teaching both undergraduate and postgraduate nutrition students as well as conducting nutrition research.
In this episode, we discuss:
– How Thinking Nutrition began and how it has grown.
– Tim’s quirky sense of humour, unique writing style, story telling and evidence-based approach to nutrition writing.
– The famous toxic broccoli article, why it went viral and the lessons we can learn from it.
– How intentions and interpretation of science tie into Nutrition journalism.
– Tim’s top tips on how you can improve your writing and achieve success in nutrition journalism.
– Why we need to work on communicating the nutrition research to the public.
– The key experiences and events that has shaped Tim’s work as a nutrition writer and commentator.
– Tim’s opinions regarding the future of dietetics – more involvement at the policy level and entrepreneurship!
Check out Thinking Nutrition here (if you haven’t already!)
Click here to read more about Tim’s research