The Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC) has warned food companies to be careful about making misleading marketing claims related to health conditions after EasyMeals claimed its meals...

A University of Melbourne professor is warning Type 2 Diabetics to be wary of any hype surrounding the Paleo Diet. Writing in Volume 5, Issue 3 of the Medical Journal of Australia, Associate Professor...

US scientists have discovered middle-aged adults with high-levels of a particular body chemical are twice as likely to develop obesity later in life. The chemical in question, peptide neurotensin (NT),...

A diet and exercise program based around low-carbohydrate, high protein eating can be highly effective in helping to control Type 2 diabetes according to researchers from the CSIRO and South Australian...

Eating a handful of walnuts each day has been linked to a better overall diet and an improvement in certain risk factors amongst people at high risk of diabetes.   Published on 23 November 2015 in...

Australian scientists have discovered a potential avenue for stopping the development of diabetes.   In researching those with non-alcoholic fatty liver disease (NAFLD) Monash University scientists...

Muffin Break will now be offering two ‘lower carb’ muffins to Australian consumers.   The muffins are said to have 70 per cent less carbohydrates, 75 per cent less sugar and 47 – 49 per...

Saturated fats are not associated with an increased risk of death, heart disease, stroke, or type 2 diabetes, finds a Canadian study published in The British Medical Journal (BMJ) this week. However, the...

The middle classes from developing countries are more susceptible than western Caucasians to obesity, type 2 diabetes and cardiovascular disease in today’s changing environment. New research published...

A new study reveals that drinking low-calorie cranberry juice cocktail may help lower the risk of chronic diseases that rank among the leading causes of death worldwide, including heart disease, diabetes...