Professor Paul Zimmet, Director Emeritus of Baker IDI Heart and Diabetes Institute has slammed the Federal government for its approach to obesity issues. Professor Zimmet said “there is no political...

A proposal to ban alcohol advertising in sport has been put forward by the Federal Government’s Preventative Health Taskforce, according to newspaper reports. The Taskforce, set up to offer a guide...

Eighteen major catering companies, including many high street fast-food brands, will introduce calorie information on their menus for the first time. The list of trailblazers, announced overnight by UK...

Australian restaurants could soon be forced to follow some of their American counterparts by posting calorie counts on menus. The Preventative Health Taskforce, set up to provide recommendations to the...

A Senate inquiry has knocked back a Bill proposing a ban on junk food advertising to children. The Australian Food and Grocery Council has welcomed the release of a Senate Inquiry into the ‘Protecting...

The release of the Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey last Friday provided some interesting findings for food retailers and manufacturers beyond the discovery that 23% of 2-16 year-old children are...

The Australian National Children’s Nutrition and Physical Activity Survey has found that 72 per cent of 2-16 year old children were of a healthy weight, but 17 per cent were overweight, 6 per cent...