Leading food company General Mills –  responsible for over 100 consumer brands including Cheerios, Häagen-Dazs, Nature Valley, Betty Crocker, Old El Paso, and Muir Glen – is accelerating...

Fresh & Easy Neighborhood Market, the US unit of Tesco, this week launched Eatwell, a new line of more nutritious products. All eatwell products contain no more than 25% of the daily values (based...

Eating a high-fat breakfast may combat the symptoms of metabolic syndrome, according to researchers from the University of Alabama at Birmingham. The study, published in the International Journal of Obesity,...

Advertising of high fat, sugar or salt foods on children’s television has “virtually ceased” in Australia following the success of the Australian Food and Grocery Council’s (AFGC)...

PepsiCo yesterday (22 March) set out its plans to reduce the amount of salt, saturated fat and added sugar in its products. The US food giant, which owns brands including Lay’s crisps and Quaker...

The Commonwealth Health Minister has been a strong advocate for the creation of a new Commonwealth government agency to be known as the Australian National Preventative Health Agency. This article questions...

A recent discovery that humans are able to taste ‘fat’ may be the route to new treatments in obesity, Deakin University health researchers have yesterday announced. Deakin researchers Dr Russell...

Child obesity in the US may not have hit a plateau, experts have claimed, with kids now snacking three times a day. According to a study published in the US journal Health Affairs, some 16.4% of kids aged...

Researchers from the University of Buffalo in the US have published a study suggesting that increasing the prices of unhealthy foods could do more to prevent obesity than subsidising healthy foods. In...

Unilever Australia Corporate Nutritionist and Dietitian Megan Cobcroft called for the food industry to take responsibility for reducing salt, sugar and saturated fat in their products at Tuesday’s...