Diet drinks may be linked to heart problems in older women Healthy postmenopausal women who drink two or more diet drinks a day may be more likely to have a heart attack, stroke or other cardiovascular...

Low saturated fat diets may not reduce heart disease Diets low in saturated fat may not curb heart disease risk or increase longevity, according to a leading US cardiovascular research scientist and doctor...

Cutting salt could prevent 5,800 heart attacks Cutting Australia’s salt intake could prevent an estimated 5,800 heart attacks, the National Heart Foundation of Australia has said. The Heart Foundation...

KFC is encouraging its customers to ask for less salt Fast food giant KFC has launched a national initiative as part of World Salt Awareness week where it will encourages its customers to reduce their...

A cup of beetroot juice a day may help reduce blood pressure, according to a study published in April 2013 in the American Heart Association journal Hypertension. The study, which was funded by the British...

The answer to a longer life may be right under our noses: a morning caffeine kick. In a new study in Vascular Medicine, published by SAGE, researchers investigating cardiovascular health found that a cup...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation has claimed a recent study published in the British Medical Journal is “misguided.” The Heart Foundation’s response is part of a broad backlash to the British...

Previous research which has promoted polyunsaturated vegetable fat such as margarine as a healthier alternative to butter has been quashed by a group of leading US scientists. The new research findings...

American-based nut brand Paramount Farms has launched its new “Wonderful Pistachio” range in Australia with a series of humorous television advertisements featuring well-known cartoon characters from...

New Danish research published today in the American Journal of Hypertension claims that, contrary to previous findings, reducing the amount of sodium in one’s diet may not have an overall positive impact...