Mussels can serve long chain omega-3 needs at a potentially lower environmental and economic cost than fishy alternatives, according to a new international study led by a Deakin University nutrition scientist. Dr...

A Deakin University report is putting the pressure on Australian supermarkets to do more to improve Australian diets, including suggesting they remove sugary treats from the checkouts. The report, produced...

YMCA, Victoria’s largest provider of community recreation, has recorded the same amount of dollar transactions despite removing sugary soft drinks from its centres and offering alternative options instead. The...

Disadvantaged groups would not be unfairly punished if a sugar tax was applied to drinks sold in Australia says a new study by Deakin University’s Global Obesity Centre. Deakin researchers found that...

Deakin University has announced a new study which will explore whether traditional supermarket marketing techniques can be used to help Australians eat better. Working in conjunction with IGA, participating...

A study conducted by Deakin University has shown for the first time that improving what you eat through following a Mediterranean diet can help treat major depression. The findings have come out of Deakin’s...

Deakin University researchers in Melbourne have found that children who eat more than the recommended amount of salt have an increased risk of becoming overweight or obese.   Published in Volume 115,...

Smaller is in fact better when it comes to plate sizes and controlling how much we eat, according to new Deakin University research.   Professor Chris Dubelaar, a professor in the Department of Marketing...

Researchers from Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute and Deakin University in Melbourne, have performed a study to assess the effect of dairy fat and soy oil on circulating postprandial lipids in men...

Caffeine linked to increased soft drink consumption, but industry says Deakin study is ‘flawed’ A study that links caffeine with increased consumption of soft drinks is ‘flawed’, according to the...