It’s no wonder people are confused about whether it’s good to eat cheese, when even food experts are divided.
Coca-Cola has announced details of Powerade’s new Australian Summer campaign ‘Smash the Sweat’. The campaign is designed to encourage consumers to smash the sticky, humid conditions associated with the season through the launch of limited edition Powerade sport-themed ‘shrink packs’ aimed at generating cut-through during the key summer period. The strategy, said the company, revolves around … Continue reading Coca-Cola launches Aussie summer ‘sweat smasher’ with sports stars
Almost half of Australian consumers say they wished there were more ‘all-natural’ food products on the shelves, research has revealed.
Recommendations about what we should eat are often conflicting and the source of advice not always transparent.
The chains that fared worst in our study were those positioning themselves as “healthier” – such as a popular juice chain and a popular salad chain.
A recent editorial in the journal Open Heart suggests many of us have it all wrong when it comes to the balance of fats we eat.
Being a “locavore” means choosing food that is grown locally, and is one way that you can help ensure there is more food to go around.
Diets high in refined sugar and saturated fat not only contribute to weight gain and associated health issues, but also have a profoundly detrimental impact on brain function.
Monash University’s Department of Nutrition and Dietetics is providing a free online course designed to help members of the public better understand food and health.
The fact resveratrol is naturally found in the skin of red grapes has led to the happy idea that drinking lots of red wine can make you live longer.
Australian kids and teens are missing out on calcium in daily meals – putting their bones at risk as they grow.
Alzheimer’s disease, the most common form of dementia, is a growing problem worldwide. There are 350,000 people with dementia in Australia and this is set to rise to 900,000 by 2050. There is no cure for Alzheimer’s disease. So if “coffee really can help to prevent dementia”, as a headline by the Daily Mail last … Continue reading Research Check: can drinking coffee reduce your dementia risk?
Researchers at The University of Queensland have begun clinical trials into whether an extract from mangosteen, a tropical fruit found in Indonesia can help treat schizophrenia.
Eating oats, fruit and vegetables – and beetroot, in particular – helps prevent high blood pressure.
From time to time, maybe there are some simple things that many of us can do – and react to – that can make health a little more likely.
Breastfeeding mothers often receive a variety of well-intentioned advice about what and what not to eat during this period. But what does the science say?
In their attempts to cash in on peak hipster, fast-food giants are passing off assembly-line products as small scale, bespoke creations that carry an aura of moral authority.
It is easy to give people you love lots of ultra-processed, high-kilojoule, nutrient-poor foods because they like them. But immediate pleasure comes at a cost.
Acting Prime Minister Barnaby Joyce has dismissed a Liberal backbencher’s suggestion that a sugar tax should be considered as a means to tackle child obesity.
Most people know excessive drinking isn’t good for our health, but how do we know when we’re drinking too much?