Gut bacteria linked to undernutrition recovery
Researchers create a diet that restores healthy activity.
International researchers have successfully tested a new approach to treating undernourished children by developing a...
A sugar tax and warnings on soft drinks
Australians support campaign to tackle obesity.
It might cost us more but we’re are generally okay with a sugar tax on soft drinks, shows a new survey of Australian ...
Agricultural work linked to malnutrition in India
Economic contribution comes at a cost for women and children.
Indian women’s participation in agriculture negatively affects household nutrition, particularly child health, throug...
Is celery a super food?
Sadly it’s myth rather than reality.
Can drinking celery juice boost your immune system, make you uber-healthy and perhaps even cure you of serious condit...
Warning sounded on herbal tea
Case highlights potential dangers of traditional beverages.
Even the most innocuous-sounding beverages can pack an unwanted and dangerous punch, a case study from Canada demonst...
Warnings over ultra-processed food
Cakes and sugary drinks boost heart disease risk study finds.
Ultra-processed foods have been associated with higher incidence of heart disease and mortality in two large European...
Diabetes concerns over food preservative
Trials in mice and humans prompt calls for further studies.
A preservative widely used to prevent mould growth in foods has been shown to increase weight-gain and glucose produc...
Restaurant staff don't understand allergy risk
Floor and kitchen staff poorly trained for allergy risks.
Restaurant staff know surprisingly little about food allergies, and attitudes to customer health risks are often poor...
Little-known bush foods set to change the world
A quiet slow-food revolution is underway.
A food revolution is building in West Africa. Hundreds of women in land-locked Mali are harvesting the diverse potent...
Nutrient supplements do no good, may do harm
Vitamins from food and pills have different effects, study finds.
The only vitamins that help are the ones you get from food, a new study suggests. At best, a waste of money. Diet ...
Food fraud fills stomachs but empties wallets
Superfood health benefits don’t always match the evidence.
Sensationalised ‘superfoods’ for whatever ails you – biscuits to increase breastmilk supply, fermented drinks to give...
Raw food a risk for dogs and their owners
Study adds to concerns about pathogenic hotspots.
Feeding dogs primarily raw meat diets represents a potentially severe health threat for the people who share a house ...