The CSIRO has discovered how to stimulate higher-levels of oil production in stems and leaves, parts of plants which normally do not produce much oil. It is a discovery which could one day lead to more...

There is concern over a new trend involving bodybuilders injecting natural oils to help them gain muscle. The concern comes after the British Medical Journal Case Reports journal late-last week published...

Fish, Omega 3, Oil, Healthy Oil, Healthy, Seafood, Sustainability Tasmanian researchers at the CSIRO’s National Algae Culture Collection facility in Hobart  believe they are getting close to developing...

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...

Premium olive oil preferred choice for older consumers in UK The market for olive oil is the fastest growing in the oil and fats market in the UK, and has the potential to appeal to those aged  55 and...

Olive oil more stable and healthful than seed oils for frying food, study Olive oil withstands the heat of the fryer or pan better than several seeds oils to yield more healthful food, according to new...

Coconut oil health claims ‘don’t stack up’, New Zealand Heart Foundation The health benefits of coconut oil have been called into question by research conducted by the New Zealand Heart Foundation. The...

Mediterranean diet effects on cognitive decline differs by race While the Mediterranean diet may have broad health benefits, its impact on cognitive decline differs among race-specific populations, according...

Consuming canola oil instead of other fats could have health benefits and help consumers comply with expert dietary fat recommendations, according to a new review of scientific studies from the last 25...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation has challenged a new book about the ‘dangers’ of eating vegetable oils. The book, ‘Toxic Oil’, published today by Penguin Books Australia by lawyer David...