THE quality of our diets in Australia across all age groups is poor, says a new report exposing opportunities to meet specific category deficiencies across the cohorts. The Australian Institute of Health...

A FOOD industry player and the “demon” sugar have been included in CHOICE magazine’s hall of shame, being named a “winner” in the consumer watchdog’s annual Shonky awards. But Kellog’s, whose...

BASED on decades of research from CSIRO, the CSIRO Healthy Gut Diet includes a series of meal plans based on wholefoods with higher amounts of fibre, especially resistant starch, for improving gut health. “After...

THE Tryfor5 is an annual campaign powered by Nutrition Australia encouraging Australians to increase their vegetable consumption to the recommended five serves per day, launching during National Nutrition...

When it comes to encouraging people to follow population based dietary guidelines two things are clear. First is the general vagueness about what they are, and second is that even if they were clear, there...

A diet high in protein rich foods reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease Australian research has found. Researchers from Edith Cowan University studied the diets of 541 Australians and measured...

A Deakin University report is putting the pressure on Australian supermarkets to do more to improve Australian diets, including suggesting they remove sugary treats from the checkouts. The report, produced...

As has happened for a number of years gone by, Digestive Wellness has once again has hit the top ten list for food and health trends in 2018. With ongoing emerging research linking our gut to brain health...

Evidence of a link between diet and depression has been found in the first study to analyse associations between diet, body mass index, inflammatory markers and mental health in adolescents. Conduced by...

The CSIRO has helped develop a new type of wheat that it says has 10 times the amount of fibre than regular wheat. Created in conjunction with other organisations, the wheat is high in a resistant starch...