New US research from the University of North Carolina has found that 75 per cent of formulated foods contain sweeteners, raising health concerns with the study authors. The study published in the recent...

A recent report by an international research house reveals a significant difference in attitude between younger and older UK consumers when it comes to presumptions about “lighter weight” packaging....

The Coca-Cola Company United States has announced it will tackle obesity with the launch of a new campaign. Its two-minute video, titled “Coming Together,” debuts tonight in US time on national cable...

Obesity Australia and Coles have joined forces to conduct consumer research on attitudes towards weight-loss, finding that many consumers believe the government needs to play an integral role in tackling...

American weight-loss company Sensa has been ordered to pay $905,000 for false advertising of its “Tastants” flavoured weight-loss crystals. The crystals were promoted as part of a “sprinkle diet”...

A comprehensive Australian report has reviewed the scientific literature on nuts and health and has countered the view that nuts are fattening. The report titled The 2012 Nut Report: Nuts and the Big Fat...

On September 25, 2012 , the USA’s Agriculture Under Secretary for Food, Nutrition and Consumer Services Kevin Concannon announced that United States Department of Agriculture (USDA)’s online SuperTracker...

A new study from the University of Sydney has found that high protein diets are more effective in helping young women manage their weight than diets high in carbohydrates. The study looked at the effect...

New research from Uppsala University, in Sweden, has found a new link between poor sleeping habits and increased risk of becoming overweight. The research, which was published in The Journal of Clinical...

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...