Baby rats whose mothers were fed a high-fat diet had larger than normal hearts with fewer taste receptors for bitter flavours, according to new UNSW research. The study, led by the UNSW Head of Pharmacology...

Australians eat less than half the recommended daily intake of vegetables The average vegetable consumption of Australian adults is only half the recommended intake, based on guidelines published by the...

Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has called for submissions on a proposal to amend minimum age labelling requirements for infant foods from “four months” to “around six months”. FSANZ...

Global bioscience ingredient manufacturer, Chr. Hansen has introduced a new ingredient innovation that is says will enable cheese producers to cut the sodium content of their products by half, while still...

The National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) today released revised Australian Dietary Guidelines which the NHMRC said was a “clear and practical approach” to health. Since the last set...

Released for the first time as a stand-alone document, Australia’s new ‘Infant Feeding Guidelines’ were published today by the National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC). Previously contained...

A study from Lund University in Sweden suggests that men who drink one normal-sized (330ml) soft drink per day are at a greater risk of getting more aggressive forms of prostate cancer. The study is published...

A world-first trial to test if a healthy Mediterranean diet can improve the mental health of people with depression is being conducted by Deakin University researchers in Australia, funded by the National...

Australian growers who supply product for oils made from olive, canola, sunflower and soybean have criticised the latest Australian government health recommendations on dietary guidelines for for oils...

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...