In an investigation by Australian consumer advocacy group Choice into Australia’s biggest weight-loss chains, the group claims that people who want to lose weight are often faced with “aggressive sales...

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), which is the Australian government regulatory agency for medicines, legal drugs and complementary health products, has issued a public safety advisory to notify...

An Israeli study released in the latest issue of the journal, Steroids, has suggested that adding dessert foods such as cakes, cookies or chocolate to a balanced breakfast meal, could aid in the functionality...

The Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA), which is the Australian government regulatory agency for medicines, legal drugs and complementary health products, has issued a public safety advisory to notify...

Australia’s regulatory authority for therapeutic goods, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) is warning consumers of concerns about some ingredients in a dietary supplement available on the internet....

Obese people may regain weight after dieting due to hormonal changes, a University of Melbourne and Austin Health study has shown. The study, which was undertaken in collaboration with La Trobe University,...

Scientists from the University of Sydney, Australia, claim to have found the first scientific evidence that dietary protein plays an important role in human appetites. According to the Dr Alison Gosby...

Australia’s regulatory agency for medical drugs, the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) today warned health professionals and consumers against topiramate, an anti-epilepsy drug, being used for...

Survey findings published this week by Go Grains Health and Nutrition, an advocacy body for the Australian grain industry, appear to indicate that Australians are eating just over half the recommended...

The results of a survey by weight-loss company Atkins suggest that over half of women in the UK think more about food than they do about sex. Atkins surveyed 1,290 women dieters across the UK. In addition...