The New Zealand Heart Foundation is following in the steps of its Australian counterparts, deciding to retire the Healthy Heart tick in New Zealand too. The Healthy Heart Tick, which aimed to help consumers...

New research has found benefit in eating wholegrains for those who want a healthy heart. Published in the latest edition of the American Heart Association journal, ‘Circulation’, the research revealed...

Australian teenage boys are eating more than 10kg of free sugar from soft drinks alone, prompting the Heart Foundation to again call on the Australian Government to examine the merits of a health levy...

The Cancer Council and the National Heart Foundation have released a report claiming Victorian fast food chains do not provide sufficient nutritional information.   In the “Investigation into kilojoule...

A new World Health Organisation (WHO) report is predicting that the global number of obese children could rise from 41 million to 70 million over the next decade unless governments intervene.   The...

  The National Heart Foundation of Australia and Australia’s leading scientific body the CSIRO have been jointly won the United Nation’s INFOODS Success Stories Award for significant food composition...

After 26 years of appearing on many of Australia’s food labels, the Heart Foundation’s ‘Healthy Heart Tick’ logo is heading towards oblivion.   Introduced to Australians as an easy way of...

Mandatory trans fat labelling a ‘must’ for Australians’ health, Heart Foundation call The Australian Heart Foundation is calling on the Ministerial Forum to reverse its recent decision to not make...

Health Star Ratings should be compulsory, Australian health groups say Four leading Australian health groups have called on the new Federal Health Minister Sussan Ley and the Australian government to make...

Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research conducted by the New Zealand Heart Foundation. The...