Malnourishment is rife in Australian hospitals and healthcare facilities and a significant contributor to medical care costs. As affordability becomes a bigger and bigger priority in Australian health care, there is an urgent need to address this ongoing issue and ensure that medical nutrition therapy plays a critical role in patient care.
US vending specialist Gilly Vending has partnered with Atlanta-based Georgia State University to provide state-of-the-art snack and beverage vending machines for more than 50,000 students and faculty.
A US study has found that diet composition around the time of pregnancy may influence whether offspring become obese.
Research by Roy Morgan reveals that Generations Y and Z are still markedly more likely than older generations to visit most big-name quick service restaurants, but in many cases their visitation rate is declining.
A study analysing the toxic components of proteins in wheat could be the first step towards developing wheat-based products that are safe for coeliacs.
AUI Fine Foods, an importer of specialty pastry ingredients in the US, has launched a direct-to-consumer company, Gold Leaf Gourmet, specialising in 'five star' dessert kits.
A quick look at the trends expected to impact the eating habits of Australian and New Zealand consumers in 2017.
A frozen meal range targeted at 'junior foodies' has arrived in Australian supermarkets.
While beer and sparkling wine remain the popular choices in the festive season, research from Roy Morgan reveals more than a quarter of Australian adults consume spirits at least once in an average four weeks.
Global catering provider Sodexo has partnered with WWF-UK to create 'Green & Lean', a healthier and more sustainable range of menu choices with a reduced environmental impact.
Restaurant and hotel dining consultant company Baum + Whitemen has released its trend predictions for 2017 and it is favourable for the ready meal idustry.
A study presented at the American College of Allergy, Asthma and Immunology (ACAAI) Annual Scientific Meeting found most US colleges don't have integrated systems in place to support food-allergic students.
The fight against childhood obesity could begin in the womb, with research finding that mothers who eat a diet that is relatively rich in protein and low in carbohydrates and fat during pregnancy have babies with less abdominal fat.
A report in The American Journal of Medicine has found that a glass or two of red wine before lighting up a cigarette can counteract some of the short-term negative effects of smoking on blood vessels.
Innova Market Insights has revealed its predictions for the top trends likely to impact the food industry in 2017.