Diets high in fibre, especially cereal fibre, may help heart attack survivors live longer People who survive heart attacks have a greater chance of living longer if they increase their dietary intake of...

The new Sanitarium FibreStart breakfast drink Breakfast food manufacturer Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing has launched a new ‘breakfast drink’ in Australia. Sanitarium said the product, called...

An example of 'innovative' nut varieties The share of nuts in global snack foods launches has risen steadily in recent years as nuts have found increasing favour as convenient and nutritious snacks...

Dietary fibre, such as that found in vegetables, may help asthma sufferers The ‘Western’ diet may have more to do with the asthma epidemic than has been assumed so far because developing asthma is...

Chia seeds and other "ancient grains" are becoming a mainstream trend New products containing so-called “ancient grains”, such as quinoa, chia, buckwheat, hemp and amaranth, are continuing...

There is a significant association between low dietary fibre intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation and obesity, according to a new study from Harvard...

Eating more whole fruits, particularly blueberries, grapes and apples, showed a “significant” link to a lower risk of type 2 diabetes, according to a new study from Harvard School of Public Health...

Cereal bar manufacturer Slim Secrets has launched a new ‘Daily Fibre Power Bar’, which it says will help consumers “boost fibre intake”. The Slim Secrets Daily Fibre Power Bar contains seeds, Goji...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released a consultation paper about the qualifying criteria for dietary fibre nutrition content claims. FSANZ said it agreed before the gazettal of the...

Food manufacturer Sanitarium has rejected claims from Australian consumer group CHOICE that health claims on Sanitarium’s Up & Go liquid breakfast products are “shonky”. CHOICE had claimed that...