Food packaging is not dangerous, Australian experts have said Australian experts have reassured Australians that the chemicals in plastic food packaging are not harmful to human health. Dr Ian Musgrave,...

There is no need to replace fructose with glucose, a study has found There is no benefit in replacing fructose, the sugar most commonly blamed for obesity, with glucose in commercially prepared foods,...

Sense of smell may be crucial to how we detect dietary fat People can use the sense of smell to detect dietary fat in food, according to new findings from research centre on human senses the Monell Centre...

Australia is 'slipping' on efforts to make foods healthier, according to The George Institute Efforts to make foods healthier in Australia are failing, and foods continue to contain high amounts...

Heart Foundation: Pizza makers "mislead" consumers An analysis of takeaway pizzas, including those from major Australian chains, supermarkets and gourmet independent outlets, showed more than...

Australian researchers have discovered that a short-term diet of foods high in fat and sugar can have a detrimental effect on the brain’s cognitive ability. Researchers from the University of New South...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced its preliminary determination that partially hydrogenated oils (PHOs), the primary dietary source of artificial trans fat in processed foods, are...

A fat recycling system within ‘beta cells’ in the pancreas that determines the amount of insulin the body produces could provide a target for future diabetes therapies, according to research from Sydney...

Nestle has proceeded with applying for a patent for a non-melting chocolate, despite the fact that rival chocolate maker Mondelez, which manufacturs for Cadbury, has also lodged a patent. Nestle filed...

Consuming canola oil instead of other fats could have health benefits and help consumers comply with expert dietary fat recommendations, according to a new review of scientific studies from the last 25...