YMCA, Victoria’s largest provider of community recreation, has recorded the same amount of dollar transactions despite removing sugary soft drinks from its centres and offering alternative options instead. The...

Australians are eating larger servings of fatty and sugary foods than they were in the past The George Institute for Global Health has found. Comparing data from 1995 and 2012, researchers found a large...

Disadvantaged groups would not be unfairly punished if a sugar tax was applied to drinks sold in Australia says a new study by Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre. Deakin researchers found that...

Medical tests designed to determine whether someone has Coeliac Disease are insufficient a study conducted at the University of Technology Sydney has found. The study discovered that current testing methods...

An academic review performed by Monash University researcher has discovered those who exercise excessively may be more likely to experience immediate or ongoing stomach issues. The review, published in...

Health Star Ratings should be extended to cover fast food restaurants across Australia says a new report by The George Institute for Global Health. After analysing more than 1, 500 products from 13 leading...

Vegetarian diets are almost twice as effective at helping you lose weight a study has found. Published online by the Journal of the American College of Nutrition, researchers discovered those on a vegetarian...

Healthy eating guidelines often tell us choosing wholemeal bread over white is always a healthier option, but new research has found this may not always be the case. In an article published in the Cell...

Australian soft drinks have higher levels of glucose sugar than US soft drinks a study has found. According to research conducted by the Baker Heart and Diabetes Institute, four studied Australian soft...

Roche produced 5 mg Valium tablets have been recalled after evidence of package tampering was discovered. The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) issued the recall alert after blister sheets that were...