University of Sydney researchers will work with Australian  manufacturer, Sanitarium Health and Wellbeing, as part of a three-year industry training centre. Sanitarium has joined 11 other companies in...

Eating low-calorie sweetened products – especially when hungry or tired – may lead to a higher likelihood of seeking high-calorie alternatives later, due to a newly discovered signal in the brain,...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has invited submissions on an application to change the Food Standards Code to allow food derived from a genetically modified soybean. The application, submitted...

The nutrient L-carnitine, which is found in red meat and used as a dietary supplement, is associated with cardiovascular disease in people and causes cardiovascular disease in mice, according to a new...

New research has found that Australia’s love of the traditional meat pie with sauce is waning, as chocolates and lollies as convenient snacks gain popularity with consumers. Although the Global Financial...

The world’s biggest ever study of food allergies, which is spearheaded by the University of Manchester and supported by industry players such as Unilever and Eurofins, began on Friday 22 March 2013. The...

Australian scientists have announced their finding of a crucial molecular link between eating a high fat diet and developing Type 2 diabetes. Type 2 diabetes occurs when the body becomes less able to produce...

Health researchers at Deakin University, Victoria, have announced findings that suggest a poor diet may be a risk factor for mental health problems during adolescence. The findings, published this week...

The recently launched Health and Food Sciences Precinct at Coopers Plains opens the door to a new era of food science research that spells good news for Queensland’s fruit and vegetable lovers. The new...

The Nestlé Research Centre has announced a major study on the effects of nutrition and exercise on muscle mass, in collaboration with RMIT University, McMaster University of Canada, and the Australian...