Australian infants eat “excessive levels” of salt in foods, Deakin Uni study More than half of Australian toddlers have excessive salt intakes putting them at risk of high blood pressure, stroke and...

The Heart Foundation is concerned that Australians are eating more cakes than fruit More than two thirds (68 per cent) of Australian adults are eating biscuits and cakes daily compared with 58 per cent...

World Congress of Cardiology will focus on salt The World Congress of Cardiology, which will convene leading experts from across the world in Melbourne between 4 May 2014 and 7 May 2014, will focus on...

Reduction in salt intake likely cause of lower death rates from heart disease in England The 15 per cent fall in dietary salt intake over the past decade in England is likely to have had a key role in...

PepsiCo has teamed up with food technology company to develop salt reduced substances that still taste salty Global beverage giant PepsiCo has entered into a research agreement with  US-based taste technology...

Learning how to use spices for flavour helped people reduce their salt intake Teaching people how to flavour food with spices and herbs was “considerably more effective” at lowering salt intake than...

Cutting salt could prevent 5,800 heart attacks Cutting Australia’s salt intake could prevent an estimated 5,800 heart attacks, the National Heart Foundation of Australia has said. The Heart Foundation...

KFC is encouraging its customers to ask for less salt Fast food giant KFC has launched a national initiative as part of World Salt Awareness week where it will encourages its customers to reduce their...

Food packaging is not dangerous, Australian experts have said Australian experts have reassured Australians that the chemicals in plastic food packaging are not harmful to human health. Dr Ian Musgrave,...

Australia is 'slipping' on efforts to make foods healthier, according to The George Institute Efforts to make foods healthier in Australia are failing, and foods continue to contain high amounts...