Omega-3 health claims rules finalised in the US The US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has published a final rule prohibiting in the United States certain nutrient content claims for foods that contain...

Chia seeds and other "ancient grains" are becoming a mainstream trend New products containing so-called “ancient grains”, such as quinoa, chia, buckwheat, hemp and amaranth, are continuing...

Diets lacking omega-3 fatty acids – found in foods like wild fish, eggs, and grass-fed livestock – can have worsened effects over consecutive generations, especially affecting anxiety levels and hyperactivity...

High blood levels of omega-3 fatty acids have been linked to an increased risk of prostate cancer, according to a new study from the Fred Hutchinson Cancer Research Centre (Fred Hutch) in Seattle. Published...

Fish oils and omega-3s may minimise the detrimental effects that ‘junk food’ has on the brain, according to a new research review by researchers at the University of Liverpool and published in the...

The Cancer Council Australia has called for more research after a Canadian study found that a lifelong diet rich in omega-3 fatty acids can hinder the growth of breast cancer tumours by 30 per cent. The...

A new study by scientists at the University California Los Angeles (UCLA) has found that a diet high in fructose can hamper memory and learning in lab rats. However, according to the same study, omega-3...

New research has found that omega-3 fatty acid supplements are not associated with beneficial effects for treating patients with multiple sclerosis. The research, undertaken by Dr Øivind Torkildsen, of...

Tiny agents found in Omega-3 could potentially be used to block the path of primary cancer tumours according to pharmacy researchers at the University of Sydney. The researchers behind the study believe...

The Australian Food and Grocery Council (AFGC) has made a submission to FSANZ claiming that draft changes to Australia’s nutrition and health claims standard will “threaten the food industry’s future...