Western Australian (WA) Commissioner of Police Karl O’Callaghan says alcohol advertising should be banned during sport broadcasts because they cause “far more harm” than betting promotion. The comments...

The mandatory addition of iodised salt to the majority of bread sold in Australia since 2009 has had a positive effect on the iodine status of Tasmania’s population, according to research published in...

The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has announced that it will investigate the safety of caffeine in food products, particularly its effects on children and adolescents. The investigation is a response...

Sales of apples in US primary schools jumped by an average of 71 per cent when the fruit was sold in sliced form, according to research published in the May issue of the American Journal of Preventative...

Australian researchers at the Murdoch Childrens Research Institute (MCRI) have found that children who are obese are more likely to have a Vitamin D deficiency. Dr Matt Sabin, one of the researchers and...

Researchers in the US have found that consumption of skim milk may be linked with excess weight gain in pre-school aged children. The research, published online in the Archives of Disease in Childhood,...

An Australian study has found that children who drink flavoured milk are nearly twice as likely to meet their daily calcium targets as exclusively plain milk drinkers. The study, published recently by...

Remember the days back in the 1960s when Coca Cola bottle-tops in Australia each had the etching of a footballer’s face photo image under the cork, and kids collected and swapped lids of their favourite...

Hong Kong citizens taken action to designate baby milk formula as a “reserved commodity” following insufficient supplies in Hong Kong. The reasons for the short-term shortage of infant formula in...

ALDI Australia has united with the Healthy Kids Association to create a new campaign for “healthy lunchbox shopping.” The ALDI Lunchbox Initiative includes a new app designed to help make nutritional...