EFFORTS to reduce the dietary demon sugar are starting to resemble those marshalled against nicotine and cigarettes as the federal government calls for input on labelling options for packaged food and...

The wine industry likes to promote the claim of a health correlation for red wine consumption. Yet this view is disputed by many health experts. The Australian Wine Research Institute is holding a conference...

The Australian nut industry has welcomed the NHMRC Australian Dietary Guideline’s recommendation that Australians increase their consumption of nuts by 350 per cent. The guidelines suggest that up to...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation and food giant Unilever have independently welcomed the new Australian Dietary Guideline’s message in support of “good fats.” The 2013 revision of the guidelines...

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) today released revised Australian Dietary Guidelines which the NHMRC said was a “clear and practical approach” to health. Since the last set...

A comprehensive Australian report has reviewed the scientific literature on nuts and health and has countered the view that nuts are fattening. The report titled The 2012 Nut Report: Nuts and the Big Fat...