LION’S Mane, reishi, chaga and cordyceps may soon be the new names to know when attending your local café as consumers continue seeking to replace coffee with a health-giving alternative –...

DAIRY giant Fonterra is applying itself to help find solutions to malnourishment in older people. Fonterra has joined with 24 scientific and nutritional organisations in a five-year international project. The...

A international evidence review conducted jointly by researchers from the University of Melbourne and Harvard University has found certain nutritional supplements can increase the effectiveness of antidepressants. Omega...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) is expected this month to release for consultation a fresh version of draft Standard 1.2.7 Nutrition, Health and Related Claims. This will be FSANZ’s  fifth draft...

According to a report from Australian food law specialists FoodLegal, Australian beverage and food companies will need to watch closely what emerges from a recent American lawsuit. Foodlegal has reported...

Sour cherries could help athletes reduce muscle damage to recover faster from a tough workout, according to new research published in the American College of Sports Medicine’s journal Medicine &...

A new study suggests that the sweet summery treat, watermelon, might not just help you relax in the summer sun, but actually improve blood flow and lower blood pressure. The latest superfood was tested...

PepsiCo is to create a nutrition business unit to develop new products in a series of food categories. The US food and drink giant said yesterday (7 October) that it has set up a “global nutrition...

Super Foods For Super You is a new easy-reference guide by nutritionist and avid gardener Amber Jessica Mackenzie. The book lists entries for a wide variety of ‘super foods’ or ‘functional...

A dietician for the British Heart Foundation has said the body would not routinely recommend functional food and drinks for health benefits.The comments to just-food come on the back of a report by market...