The CSIRO has helped develop a new type of wheat that it says has 10 times the amount of fibre than regular wheat. Created in conjunction with other organisations, the wheat is high in a resistant starch...

Food companies have been both praised and condemned by Australian childhood health promotion group, Parents’ Voice. In announcing the winners of the group’s annual Fame and Shame Awards, Parents’...

Cutting saturated fat in children’s diets reduces the risk of cardiovascular disease in adulthood a New Zealand study has concluded. Published online by PLOS One Journal, the study conducted by University...

New research has suggested that fruit and vegetables are luxuries for young Aboriginal children in remote locations of Australia with a third missing out on such foods. The study, published in Volume 74...

Australia’s 2017-2021 food regulation priorities has been announced. The Australian food regulators priorities for 2017-2021 include: Reducing foodborne illness, particularly related to Campylobacter...

The CSIRO has turned to gamification to help make eating vegetables appealing. Utilising technology, CSIRO scientists have created an app which challenges users to eat three different vegetables at dinner...

Class action lawsuits have been filed in the United States accusing major soft drink manufacturers Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Dr Pepper Snapple of false advertising for labelling some of their drinks as ‘diet’. At...

An Israeli company has received US $8.1 million to commercialise a sugar reduction solution that claims to reduce the amount of sugar in a product by 40 per cent. Targeted technologies development company,...

Taking a break from your diet may be the key to losing more weight and keeping the kilos off say University of Tasmania researchers. In a study published online by the International Journal of Obesity,...

Uncontrollable food cravings are one of the main reasons Australians fall of the diet bandwagon new CSIRO research has found. In conducting Australia’s largest-ever diet and personality survey, the CSIRO...