Researchers from RMIT, Monash and Melbourne universities have been trialling a “smart pill” which they hope will help those who experience digestive disorders.   The smart pill has been designed...

While there is still some interest in digestive health claims on food products globally, changes in legislation around such claims have meant that food manufacturers have started to focus more on specific...

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...

The new Sanitarium FibreStart breakfast drink Breakfast food manufacturer Sanitarium Health & Wellbeing has launched a new ‘breakfast drink’ in Australia. Sanitarium said the product, called...

The new All-Bran muesli Breakfast cereal manufacturer Kellogg’s Australia has launched a new variation on its iconic brand All-Bran, which combines bran twigs with muesli. With rolled wholegrain oats,...

There is a significant association between low dietary fibre intake and cardiometabolic risks including metabolic syndrome, cardiovascular inflammation and obesity, according to a new study from Harvard...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has released a consultation paper about the qualifying criteria for dietary fibre nutrition content claims. FSANZ said it agreed before the gazettal of the...

‘Healthy’ snacks that promote a feeling of fullness (satiety) may reduce the amount of food intake at subsequent meals and limit overall food consumption, according to a recent presentation at the...

Leading Australian experts in gut research, gastroenterology, nutrition and dietetics have released their key recommendations for actions to be taken to improve digestive and bowel health for Australians. The...

For over 40 years, scientists and physicians have thought eating a high-fibre diet lowered a person’s risk of diverticulosis. A new US study of 2,104 people shows this may not be accurate. The study,...