Individuals who followed the low glycaemic diet – that included Beneo’s functional carbohydrate Palatinose – experienced a lower glycaemic profile, reduced variability in blood sugar levels and improved fat burning.
Research from and Charles Sturt University has shone new light onto why some people who don’t suffer coeliac disease choose gluten-free foods.
A NSW woman has died from listeriosis, taking the number of deaths linked to contaminated rockmelon to six.
Platypus milk has taken a closer to being used to fight superbugs and save lives, thanks to a team of researchers at CSIRO working with Deakin University.
Four Australians have now died after eating rockmelon contaminated with Listeria.
Results from the latest Consumer Goods Forum (CGF) Health & Wellness Progress Report, prepared in conjunction with Deloitte Global, indicate steady progress is being made by consumer products companies towards the goals set by the organisations for themselves in the global battle to tackle obesity. The report is based on a global survey of 83 … Continue reading Food companies and grocery retailers stepping up to tackle obesity: report
The NSW Food Authority is advising consumers who are most vulnerable to Listeria infection such as older persons, and people who have weakened immune systems to avoid eating rockmelon.
The traffic light policy for canteens has made the food and drinks provided in WA public schools healthier and provided a good opportunity to teach children about healthy eating, the majority of stakeholders surveyed in new research led by Curtin University say. The research, which was funded by the WA Department of Health and conducted … Continue reading Healthy foods the ‘new normal’ in WA public schools, research finds
Drinking sugary soft drinks could increase cancer risk, regardless of body size, reveals new research from Cancer Council Victoria and University of Melbourne.
A poor diet and obesity can lead to mental health problems in adolescents, according to researchers from the University of Tasmania.
A class of chemicals used for more than 60 years in products ranging from food wrappers to clothing to pots and pans may cause greater weight gain after dieting, particularly among women.
Teenagers who watch more than three hours of commercial TV a day are more likely to eat hundreds of extra junk food snacks, according to a report by Cancer Research UK. Being bombarded by TV ads for unhealthy, high calorie food could lead teens to eat more than 500 extra snacks like crisps, biscuits and … Continue reading Teens likely to crave junk food after watching TV ads
Consumer group Choice has called for improved labelling on alcoholic drinks to help people compare their kilojoule options on beverages.
Scientists have come up with an innovative approach to tackling Australia’s poor vegetable intake, with the launch of a new app that challenges people to eat more veggies.
Chr. Hansen has launched a culture solution for kids’ drinking yogurt with the probiotic strain L. rhamnosus, LGG.
Australian tech company, Oxil has officially launched the Challenger App and jumped into the deep end from the get-go by including over 1000 students in South West Victoria. The simple to use app was developed with the purpose of improving health and wellbeing of adolescent children by enabling them to track food intake, level of … Continue reading App addressing childhood obesity in regional Victoria
Getting more greens into your diet could cut your risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 40 per cent, according to new research from Edith Cowan University. Researchers from ECU’s School of Medical and Health Sciences studied the diets of more than 1000 Western Australian women, focusing on nitrate intake derived from … Continue reading Green vegetables linked with better heart health
Working the graveyard shift or even pulling an all-nighter is an everyday reality for many employees in industries like entertainment, healthcare, security or transportation. This can be challenging for anyone. It is also hard to feel revitalized or rested enough to head back to work the next day – not to mention doing it again … Continue reading Healthy eating for shift workers
Australian company Holista CollTech and US-based Holista Foods have developed a noodle formula with a low Glycemic Index, which may help fight obesity.
Today is World Obesity Day and the spotlight is shining on the staggering costs and continued impact of obesity.