Heart Foundation urges against paleo diet The National Heart Foundation of Australia has urged Australians not to go on any “fad diet” that eliminates any particular food group, including the paleo...

Consuming high-fat dairy products may lower risk of type 2 diabetes, study People with the highest consumption of high-fat dairy products (8 or more portions per day) had a 23 per cent lower risk of developing...

UK consumers willing to try eating insects if marketed well, Canadean Insects are being touted as the healthy, sustainable food source of the future, but will consumers willingly dine on bugs? Global market...

Salmon is popular with the over 50s in Australia High in omega-3 fatty acids and protein, and low in fat, salmon is often described as a superfood. Almost a quarter of Australians aged 14 and over ate...

Limiting saturated fat intake could help those with a genetic predisposition to obesity Limiting saturated fat could help people whose genetic make-up increases their likelihood of being obese, according...

The Heart Foundation is concerned that Australians are eating more cakes than fruit More than two thirds (68 per cent) of Australian adults are eating biscuits and cakes daily compared with 58 per cent...

Australian Health Survey results reveal Australians' eating habits In 2011-12, Australians aged 2 years and over consumed an estimated 3.1 kilograms of foods and beverages (including water) per day,...

The new NepTrim is a good butter replacement in baked goods Australian food ingredients research and development company Neptune Bio-Innovations has launched a ‘zero fat replacement system’...

Low saturated fat diets may not reduce heart disease Diets low in saturated fat may not curb heart disease risk or increase longevity, according to a leading US cardiovascular research scientist and doctor...

FDA proposed format nutrition labels The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has proposed to update the Nutrition Facts label for packaged foods to reflect the latest scientific information, including...