Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how muscle processes nutrients from food, research Many consumers might think that they can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any...

Special K launches Whole Grain Clusters in Australia A new granola-style blend from Kellogg Australia is the latest addition to its Special K brand’s growing range of cereals. Kellogg’s said the new...

Sugar-free confectionery category slow to realise stevia’s potential With ongoing concerns about health and the reduction of sugar in the diet, the sugar-free confectionery market should be booming,...

New Zealands tightens marketing restrictions for infant formula The New Zealand government’s Commerce Commission has authorised the Infant Nutrition Council’s (INC) new Code of Practice incorporating...

Next big thing: ‘Nordic Diet’, Researchers show health benefit for the obese without weight loss The Nordic diet may reduce the bad effects of obesity, even without weight loss, according to a study...

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when...

New ‘MIND’ diet protection against Alzheimer’s Disease, US study A new diet, known by the acronym MIND, could significantly lower a person’s risk of developing Alzheimer’s disease, even if the...

Water enhancers: the next big thing in Australian soft drinks? ‘Water enhancers’ could be the next big trend in soft drinks in Australia, according to the latest findings from market research organisation...

Fermented food bacteria aid human health, research Bacteria that have evolved to eat their way through yeast in the human gut could inform the development of new treatments for people suffering from bowel...

New launches for own-label with ‘healthy’ claims reach record five-year high New research from market research organisation Mintel has found that the share of own-label food products launched in the...