A third of Australians have “unmanaged” high blood cholesterol, and one in five adults with diabetes do not know they have the condition, according to the results of a biomedical survey for chronic...

In a groundbreaking speech this week, a representative of the National Heart Foundation of Australia  told a national conference of planning professionals that agricultural land around Australian cities...

New research from UK health group Consensus Action on Salt and Health (CASH) has found that more than half the meals served in UK restaurants are high in salt. The results of the survey come as World Salt...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation has challenged a new book about the ‘dangers’ of eating vegetable oils. The book, ‘Toxic Oil’, published today by Penguin Books Australia by lawyer David...

A new Agreement reached yesterday between food manufacturers, retailers and the Federal Government to reduce the levels of sodium in savoury crackers by set targets, has been welcomed by the Australian...

The Australian Beverages Council which represents the interests of soft drink marketers in Australia says the recent Rethink Sugary Drinks campaign is ‘misguided.’ The new campaign launched last week...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is calling on the Australian government and the food industry to enforce mandatory nutrition targets to make processed foods healthier. Apart from requesting...

The Western Australian government has launched a shock advertising campaign designed to make obese people rethink their lifestyle choices. The campaign has the name LiveLighter. The graphic images feature...

Salt levels in Australian food have risen to a ‘deeply alarming’ level according to the Heart Foundation, based on a report by the George Institute for Global Health. The report found that hidden salt...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia is alarmed at new research that says Australian children are eating as much salt as adults. N ew Australian research has revealed on average children are eating...