In the recent study 564 menu items from coffee chains were examined only to find that 54 per cent of the cold beverages contained more than half of the recommended daily sugar intake in one serving. Other...

The Cancer Council Queensland has called for food manufacturers to follow Monster's lead on Health Stars The Cancer Council Queensland has urged the State’s food manufacturers to adopt Health Star...

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...

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 Cancer Council Australia has called for more research after a Canadian study found that a lifelong diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can hinder the growth of breast cancer tumours by 30 per cent. The...

The Australian Beverages Council which represents the interests of soft drink marketers in Australia says the recent Rethink Sugary Drinks campaign is ‘misguided.’ The new campaign launched last week...

Three of Australia’s  foremost health organisations have combined forces to target consumers against sugar-sweetened beverages. The ‘Rethink Sugary Drinks’ TV campaign launched yesterday by 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...

Research published today in the Medical Journal of Australia claims that almost 43,000 cancers could be prevented in the year 2025 through dietary improvements and increases in physical activity alone. Associate...

The Cancer Council of New South Wales has published online a list of the food advertising that occurs during children’s favorite television programming. The online list at a specific website (http://www.fatfreetv.com.au/)...