Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research conducted by the New Zealand Heart Foundation. The...

Olive oil may help diseased heart muscle process and use fuel Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, may restore proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells, according to research from the Chicago...

Heart Foundation urges against paleo diet The National Heart Foundation of Australia has urged Australians not to go on any “fad diet” that eliminates any particular food group, including the paleo...

High protein diet may reduce risk of high blood pressure, study Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP), according to findings from the Boston...

Fruit and vegetables ‘out of reach’ for Tasmanians, university study The price of healthy food is unaffordable for many Tasmanian households and this is partly due to the shopping choices available...

The Heart Foundation is concerned that Australians are eating more cakes than fruit More than two thirds (68 per cent) of Australian adults are eating biscuits and cakes daily compared with 58 per cent...

Cutting salt could prevent 5,800 heart attacks Cutting Australia’s salt intake could prevent an estimated 5,800 heart attacks, the National Heart Foundation of Australia has said. The Heart Foundation...

KFC is encouraging its customers to ask for less salt Fast food giant KFC has launched a national initiative as part of World Salt Awareness week where it will encourages its customers to reduce their...

Heart Foundation appoints new CEO The National Heart Foundation of Australia has appointed former Victorian SES Chief Mary Barry as the charity’s new National CEO. Ms Barry takes over from Dr Lyn Roberts...

Frozen soft drinks contain more sugar than most consumers realise, health organisations warn While Australians look for ways to keep cool this summer, many fast food chains are cashing in by promoting...