Naturally Good Expo promises to tap into healthy profits There has never been a better time for Australian retailers to put more health on their shelf, with sales of natural and organic food and beverages,...

Five days of eating fatty foods can alter how muscle processes nutrients from food, research Many consumers might think that they can get away with eating fatty foods for a few days without it making any...

Next big thing: ‘Nordic Diet’, Researchers show health benefit for the obese without weight loss The Nordic diet may reduce the bad effects of obesity, even without weight loss, according to a study...

Onion extract may improve high blood sugar and cholesterol, study The extract of onion bulb, Allium cepa, strongly lowered high blood glucose (sugar) and total cholesterol levels in diabetic rats when...

Red wine could help burn fat, study Drinking red grape juice or red wine in moderation could improve the health of overweight people by helping them burn fat better, according to a new study coauthored...

Chilli may help prevent weight gain on high-fat diet The inclusion of chilli peppers in the diet, even if the diet is a high-fat diet, may help prevent weight gain, according to researchers from the University...

Caffeine linked to increased soft drink consumption, but industry says Deakin study is ‘flawed’ A study that links caffeine with increased consumption of soft drinks is ‘flawed’, according to the...

Debate about GST on fresh food ignites Recent suggestions from the Australian Federal Government that the Goods and Services Tax (GST) be applied to the sale of fresh food has sparked concern from both...

Mediterranean diet continues to fascinate nutrition researchers In 2014, the much-lauded Mediterranean diet continued to receive attention from nutrition researchers all over the world, with studies continuing...

Potato extract may control obesity, study A simple potato extract may limit weight gain from a diet that is high in fat and refined carbohydrates, according to research from McGill University in Canada. The...