Food emulsifiers linked to metabolic syndrome and gut flora disturbance Emulsifiers used in many processed foods may increase the risk of inflammatory bowel diseases and metabolic disorders, according...

Fish oil capsules and supplements fail on Omega-3 claims and freshness, University research study Most fish oil supplements sold in Australia and New Zealand are lower in omega-3 fatty acids than their...

Turmeric compound boosts regeneration of brain stem cells A bioactive compound found in turmeric promotes stem cell proliferation and differentiation in the brain, according to research from the Institute...

Queensland scientists discover big clue to an “obesity pill” Scientists have moved a step closer to an “obesity drug” that may block the effects of diets high in fat and sugar, according to research...

A fat recycling system within ‘beta cells’ in the pancreas that determines the amount of insulin the body produces could provide a target for future diabetes therapies, according to research from Sydney...

Diets rich in glucosinolates, such as glucoraphanin found in broccoli, can “retune” cellular processes that get disrupted as the body ages, and contribute to a reduced risk of cancer, according to...