A leading international health nutrition academic has dismissed any unsubstantiated claim that genetically modified wheat is a cause of obesity or illness. In a preview to his upcoming keynote speech to...

The results from the CSIRO’s 2016 Healthy Diet Score are in and unfortunately most Australians have not fared well. After surveying 86, 600 Australians to give their diet a score out of 100, the CSIRO...

A study has found those with the ‘obesity gene’ can lose weight through diet, exercise and medications just as easily as those who do not have the gene. According to the study published this week by...

The Western Australian government’s ‘LiveLighter’ health program is warning consumers to not assume products marketed as “natural” are always healthy options. The warning comes after the health...

The Chilean Government has introduced mandatory food labelling laws covering locally produced and imported food products, as it attempts to combat the country’s rising obesity levels. With 60 per cent...

Two University of Sydney professors have proposed a radical new way of measuring human health and diet after researching nutrition for more than 20 years. Published in Volume 36 of the Annual Review of...

US scientists have discovered middle-aged adults with high-levels of a particular body chemical are twice as likely to develop obesity later in life. The chemical in question, peptide neurotensin (NT),...

A centre dedicated to researching and fighting childhood obesity in children aged 0-5 years has opened at the University of Sydney. The ‘Centre for Research Excellence in the Early Prevention of Obesity...

The chief executive of the New Zealand Food and Grocery Council (NZFGC) Katherine Rich has told Australian Food News today that the UK”s announced sugar tax will not help fight obesity. Under the UK...

Australia’s top medical news program made some startling revelations this week.  The most surprising finding is that there is a 45% higher mortality risk for people with Body Mass Index (BMI) of...