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.
Alcohol does not support the healthy lifestyle consumers are increasingly seeking, and this has brought about a number of soft drink innovations.
Green tea has been praised for its health benefits, but the EU raised concerns that green tea extracts may actually cause liver problems.
Nutrient absorption can now be studied thanks to a 3D microscale model of the human intestinal tract.
A recent study has revealed that during peak viewing times, children watch 2.3 times more adverts for 'discretionary' foods than healthy foods every hour.
Companies were given a score out of 100 according to their policies and commitments to prevent obesity and encourage nutrition, with the lowest being 3 and the highest 71.
Researchers found that human obesity is characterised by an increased capacity to produce and release serotonin, which can help focus future therapies.
Miniature sensors wirelessly send information about a person's intake of glucose, salt and alcohol to a mobile device in response to an incoming radiofrequency signal.
The Federal Court ruled Heinz made a misleading health claim on its Little Kids Shredz products aimed at children aged 1–3.
A study revealed that a 10% increase in the proportion of heavily processed foods in a person's diet meant they were 12% more likely to develop all cancers and 11% more likely to develop breast cancer.