Articles in the Conversation


Britton P, Baur L, Wood N. It might be uncomfortable to talk about. But obesity puts children at risk of severe COVID.  The Conversation.  November 18, 2021



Downing K. Kids’ diets and screen time: to set up good habits, make healthy choices the default at home.  The Conversation 2019. June 3, 2019



Byrne R, Harris H. How to tell you’re your child’s fussy eating phase is normal. The Conversation. May 4, 2018


Laws R, Denney Wilson E. If you’re feeding with formula, here’s what you can do to promote your baby’s healthy growth The Conversation.  November 21, 2018


Golley R. Three charts on: how and what Australians eat (hint: it’s not good).  The Conversation.  October 26, 2018  



Byrne R. Our obsession with infant growth charts may be fuelling childhood obesity. The Conversation 2017, November 23, 2017



Campbell, K Hesketh K. Let’s address the perfect storm of factors leading to obesity in disadvantaged children. The Conversation, October 11, 2016.


Hesketh K, Hnatiuk J. What is physical activity in early childhood, and is it really that important?  The Conversation. September 13, 2016