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Study links grape consumption to healthy gut

17 November, 2021

Recently released research connects the dots between better gut health and the regular consumption of grapes.

Upcoming database collects nutrition info on branded foods

16 November, 2021

The database will feature the nutritional information from branded foods and beverages sold in Australia and will have most food information by 2023.

Australians drank responsibly during lockdowns

01 November, 2021

An analysis of wastewater by the Australian Government shows Australians drank responsibly, allaying fears of overconsumption during lockdowns.

There's room on the plate for processed food

18 October, 2021

A study has shown that processed food can be included as part of a nutritious and affordable diet.

Scientists develop high-tech food health ranking tool

15 October, 2021

Researchers have developed a profiling tool that ranks thousands of foods and lets consumers and manufacturers easily compare the healthiness of ingredients.

Low-sodium salt to improve health

02 September, 2021

Research has found that those who use a low-sodium, high-potassium diet have a reduced chance of stroke.

Scientists create artificial stomach to understand digestion

11 August, 2021

The scientists hope the findings could help in the effort to fight obesity and enhance drug absorption.

The science of scent for flavour in food

22 July, 2021 by Emily Caldwell, Ohio State News

Researchers study sense of smell to optimise food for consumption.

Insect industry has legs: CSIRO releases roadmap

03 May, 2021

Australia's national science agency, the CSIRO, has outlined a roadmap that shows how Australia could become a player in the billion-dollar global edible insect industry.

Fermented milk's potential to reduce hypertension

23 March, 2021

The research suggests that there is potential for the creation of tailor-made fermented milks to help reduce hypertension.

Plant-based confectionery predicted to grow this year

11 February, 2021

The plant-based food market is expected to grow beyond the core dairy and meat categories and make significant headway in the confectionery space.

APAC consumers drink less alcohol and more health products

21 January, 2021

New research has found people in the Asia–Pacific region consume less alcohol and more health products.

Study: Households with children buy more higher-fat milk

21 January, 2021

New research suggests households with children purchase larger quantities of and higher-fat fluid milk compared to households without children.

Global food industry consumer trends in 2021

20 January, 2021

Consumer marketing firm Mintel has released its report on consumer trends in the global food, drink and foodservice industries.

US dietary guidelines bittersweet on sugar intake

14 January, 2021

The US Dietary Guideline released its first recommendations for infants, toddlers and breastfeeding women last week, but critics say the document falls short on sugar intake.

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