Low saturated fat diets may not reduce heart disease Diets low in saturated fat may not curb heart disease risk or increase longevity, according to a leading US cardiovascular research scientist and doctor...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation and food giant Unilever have independently welcomed the new Australian Dietary Guideline’s message in support of “good fats.” The 2013 revision of the guidelines...

Australia’s National Heart Foundation has claimed a recent study published in the British Medical Journal is “misguided.” The Heart Foundation’s response is part of a broad backlash to the British...

Previous research which has promoted polyunsaturated vegetable fat such as margarine as a healthier alternative to butter has been quashed by a group of leading US scientists. The new research findings...

As the food regulatory ministerial forum in Australia continues working on development of a policy that will promote more government-backed requirements for front-of-pack labelling, a new issue has surfaced. The...