A world-first trial to test if a healthy Mediterranean diet can improve the mental health of people with depression is being conducted by Deakin University researchers in Australia, funded by the National...

Although  “healthier” raw food diets have been all the rage recently, Brazilian scientists have found that cooked food has helped to improve the evolution of the human brain. Research findings published...

Australian scientists have discovered the structure and operating procedures of a powerful anti-bacterial killer that could replace antibiotics. The invention has wide implications for the food industry...

The European Food Safety Authority (EFSA) has published a new study that gives scientific validation to health claim that consumption of dark chocolate improves blood circulation. EFSA is the EU’s scientific...

Consumers are increasingly turning to the internet for information about food products, but a report released today says that traditional printed information is still more trusted than online sources,...

Women who drink five or more cups of coffee a day severely reduce their chance of success from IVF treatment, according to a Danish study released this week. Researchers from the Fertility Clinic of Aarhus...

The muscular cartoon sailor Popeye maintained his physique by gulping cans of spinach. Swedish researchers, from Stockholm’s Karolinska Institute, have found that nitrate, found in spinach, other leafy...

UCLA researchers have recently conducted a study on the correlation between Omega-3 fatty acid levels in the diet and brain capacity. The research, published in the February 28, 2012 issue of Neurology,...

An Australian-first obesity study will use the internet and mobile technology to try and help teenagers lose weight. Participants will be recruited from across Melbourne and will have their height, weight,...

A new study, published in the 7 February 2012 issue of the journal Respirology, has drawn a link between high soft drink consumption and increased risks of asthma and chronic obstructive pulmonary disease...