Consumers can now make healthier food choices using FSANZ's refreshed nutrient database, where they can look up how much fibre is in dates or the amount of caffeine in chocolate.
There is risk in nearly everything we eat.
Researchers found that compared to 1975, an average adult in 2014 was about 14% heavier, 1.3% taller and 6.2% older, and needed 6.1% more energy.
Applications are open for the Olam Prize for Innovation in Food Security which would provide a US$75,000 grant to the winner.
Research has found healthy gut nutrition and the microbiota has an impact on the susceptibility to and the progression of bacterial infections such as E. coli.
Australian Catholic University is the first Australian university to remove drinks with added sugar from all vending machines at its eight campuses.
Individuals over 65 years of age may want to adopt the Mediterranean diet, as Italian research has found it can reduce their mortality risk by 25%.
Nut consumption may help prevent metabolic syndrome (Mets) and overweight/obesity, according to researchers from China.
Researchers found that consuming crickets is safe at high doses, can help support the growth of beneficial gut bacteria and may help reduce inflammation.
A study has found that providing free fruits and vegetables and limiting the availability of sugary drinks in schools could improve diet, BMI and long-term health.
Between 2013 and 2017 there was a 62% increase in plant-based new product claims.
A study has found that individuals with more grey matter in the prefrontal cortex showed greater self-control and made healthier food choices.
University of Queensland researchers are asking for urine donations to study the relationship between nitrate in the diet and disease.
Women who frequently eat fruit fall pregnant faster than women who consume fast food regularly.
The World Health Organization's call to ban trans fats from the global food supply by 2023 has received support from the International Food and Beverage Alliance.