Nutrition, dietetics and food
Tracy is a registered nutritionist (UK) with a research focus in public health nutrition. At Monash, she leads the research stream on dietary assessment methodologies to provide specialist analysis and advice on suitable methods to assess dietary intake. She's advised government departments in Australia, New Zealand, UK and Ireland on the assessment of dietary intakes and consumer understanding of portion size.
Tracy is chair of the Melbourne group for the Nutrition Society of Australia, and trustee of the Australian Nutrition Trust Fund. She's co-investigator and project coordinator on Communicating Health, an NHMRC-funded project, led by the late Dr Cate Lombard.
Tracy McCaffrey's Articles
Changing the conversation
Young adults talk about food as good and bad, but health professionals should move away from the focus on shame, guilt and fear around food and nutrition.