A challenging morning meeting or an interaction with an upset client at work may affect whether we go for that extra chocolate bar at lunch. In a study appearing August 5 in academic journal, Neuron, researchers...

The unrepentant voices of complaining Australian consumers are ringing loud and clear. The latest instances have impacted on two of the country’s best-known brands, Glad Wrap and Nestle’s Allen’s...

Packaged snacks as well as fast foods such as hot chips or pizza have become dietary staples for average Victorians, according to a new study. The first ‘Shape of Victoria’ survey conducted by the...

Fairfax Media claims supermarket growth focus on ‘Junk’ food and cigarettes – confidential data leaked Fairfax Media’s  Sydney Morning Herald and The Sunday Age over the weekend have published...

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...

Eating a diet high in fat and sugar during pregnancy changes the development of the opioid signally pathway in the baby’s brain and permanently alters the way this system operates after birth, according...

Fish oils and omega-3s may minimise the detrimental effects that ‘junk food’ has on the brain, according to a new research review by researchers at the University of Liverpool and published in the...

A scheme that offered a health insurance rebate that lowers the cost for healthier supermarket foods, such as fruit and vegetables and wholegrain foods, has been successful in improving the diets of shoppers....

The lack of regulation over fast food sponsorship of junior sport was a barrier to the fight against obesity, the Obesity Summit in Canberra was told this morning. Craig Sinclair, a spokesperson for the...

US doctors at the Center for Science in the Public Interest have written an open letter to Walt Disney Co, urging the company to remove its characters from confectionary food products in the United States. General...