• Glenn Cardwell

    Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian & Nutrition Researcher

  • Who I Am

    Glenn is an Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian with 37 years experience in clinical and public health nutrition. As a sports dietitian he worked with elite teams such as the West Coast Eagles (AFL), Perth Wildcats (NBL) and the Western Force (ARU). He advises the public, the fresh produce industry, and lectures to health professionals and university students. He is currently working closely with farmers to promote the nutrition and health benefits of mushrooms, cherries, bananas and asparagus. He has written four books, including Gold Medal Nutrition, published in the USA and translated into Russian and Mandarin!


    In his early years he worked at the Children's Hospital in Sydney and the Heart Foundation in Perth. He helped establish the Western Australian School Canteen Association in 1994 and the world's first professional sports nutrition body, Sports Dietitians Australia, in 1996.


    Currently he is researching the influence of UV light on the vitamin D content in fresh and dried mushrooms, through Curtin University, Perth, and the National Measurement Institute, Melbourne.

  • Qualifications & Awards


    Bachelor of Science (Biochemistry), Adelaide University 1977

    Graduate Diploma Dietetics, Curtin University 1979

    Graduate Diploma Applied Science (Media Studies), Edith Cowan University 1991



    Dietitians Association Australia (Advanced Accredited Practising Dietitian)

    Sports Dietitians Australia (Life Member)

    Nutrition Australia (Life Member)



    Australian Institute Company Directors

    Copyright Agency Ltd

    Work with my company

    My company, Nutrition Impact Pty Ltd, has been operating since 1996, consulting to food companies and fresh produce associations, providing advice on nutrients, nutrition, public health, promotion and food labelling. We have written articles and blogs on smart eating, and smart thinking about eating, based on published science.


    Contact me if you wish to discuss how we can work with you.

  • What I Do

    Presenting Skills

    I help health professionals design their conference presentations. They have done interesting research. Now they can present their results in an interesting way. Contact me to find out more

    Nutrition & Health Blog

    For many years I wrote a blog. Most of the information is still relevant and you can access it by ​clicking here. One fine day, I'll get back to writing it again.

  • Recent Clients


    Australian Mushroom Growers

    Victorian Cherry Industry

    Australian Banana Growers

    Australian Asparagus Council

  • Contact Glenn

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