Food Standards Australia New Zealand (FSANZ) has alerted consumers to a US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) investigation into dietary supplements labelled OxyELITE Pro. FSANZ has advised consumers not...

Two food product brands, Cadbury and Weet-Bix, have ranked among the top ten Most Trusted Brands in an annual survey conducted by Reader’s Digest, and released late last week. The survey, which Reader’s...

A natural antioxidant compound found in red grapes and other plants, called resveratrol, blocks many of the cardiovascular benefits of exercise, according to research from the University of Copenhagen. Resveratrol...

Nearly half of all adult Australians have bought vitamin supplements in the last six months, according to the latest research by Roy Morgan. A pharmacy is very clearly the preferred place to buy vitamins...

Australian Food News recently reported a call for fortification of milk with Vitamin D by nutritionist Professor Carol Newsom. The Medical Journal of Australia (MJA) Vitamin D deficiency study has echoed...

New research from Telethon Institute for Child Health Research, based in Perth Western Australia, has found that children of mums who had low levels of Vitamin D during pregnancy are twice as likely to...

The effectiveness of popular diet shakes for weight-management programs continues to divide opinion. Whilst celebrity testimonials and marketers claim the effectiveness of these products, health professionals...

Australian Food News has conducted a review of international marketing trends in the fields of dietary supplements and functional foods. Some such substances may not be permissible in Australia as foods,...

A controversial dietary supplement made from fruit and vegetable juice concentrate could significantly reduce the duration of colds, according to a study at the Charité – University Medicine Berlin. The...

The National Heart Foundation of Australia has released a summary of research on antioxidants which warns that drinking red wine or coffee and eating chocolate to prevent heart disease will not achieve...