Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research conducted by the New Zealand Heart Foundation. The...

Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids linked to smaller risk of coronary heart disease Dietary polyunsaturated fatty acids may reduce the risk of coronary heart disease, according to a study from the University...

Olive oil may help diseased heart muscle process and use fuel Oleate, a common dietary fat found in olive oil, may restore proper metabolism of fuel in heart cells, according to research from the Chicago...

High protein diet may reduce risk of high blood pressure, study Adults who consume a high-protein diet may be at a lower risk for developing high blood pressure (HBP), according to findings from the Boston...

Fish oil may help with heart health and seizure frequency in people with epilepsy Low doses of fish oil may help to curb the frequency of epileptic seizures when drug treatment no longer works, suggests...

Bakers Delight launches ‘Healthy Loafstyle’ range in Australia Bakery franchise group Bakers Delight has launched a range of ‘healthy’ breads in Australia in response to consumer...

Processed red meat linked to higher risk of heart failure and death in men, study Men who eat moderate amounts of processed red meat may have an increased risk of incidence and death from heart failure,...

Dietary fibre may be the key to suppressing the appetite The identification of an anti-appetite molecule called acetate, which is released naturally when fibre is digested in the gut, may be the key to...

Diets high in fibre, especially cereal fibre, may help heart attack survivors live longer People who survive heart attacks have a greater chance of living longer if they increase their dietary intake of...

World Congress of Cardiology will focus on salt The World Congress of Cardiology, which will convene leading experts from across the world in Melbourne between 4 May 2014 and 7 May 2014, will focus on...