Children eating Mediterranean Diet high in fruit, nuts, vegetables and fish are 15 per cent less likely to be overweight, study Children eating more in line with the rules of the Mediterranean diet are...

Supermarket access appears to be crucial in children's obesity programs, a study has found Living close to a supermarket appears to be a key factor in the success of interventions to help obese children...

The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has launched its “Smart Snacks in Schools” nutrition standards, which will affect the kind of foods allowed to be sold in vending machines or other a la carte...

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...

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...

SPC Ardmona-owned Goulburn Valley has launched a new range of pre-sliced apple snacks to be promoted by Bindi, Terri and Robert Irwin. As part of the recent SPC Ardmona manufacturing facility upgrade in...