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.
Swallowing disorders are not limited to the elderly alone, and the case of a young Brisbane boy affected by dysphagia has highlighted the importance of recognising the signs and seeking treatment.
A study found that genes only account for 2% of microbiome variation between populations, and other environmental factors are largely overlooked.
Research has found that consuming protein-rich foods such as meat, legumes and peanuts reduces the risk of developing Alzheimer's disease.
The inaugural Parliamentary Friends of Ageing and Aged Care event discussed the main pain points regarding food in residential aged-care facilities.
Chobani has selected five Australian food start-ups it will help develop new products that challenge the food industry through the inaugural CFI.
Several policies have been implemented worldwide to limit the availability of trans fat in the food supply, but banning trans fats would be the most effective global health intervention.