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New free app aims to up Aussies' veg intake

New free app aims to up Aussies' veg intake

Taking a fresh approach to Australia’s poor vegetable-consumption scorecard, CSIRO scientists developed Veg-Eze, a free app that challenges users to eat more vegies, more often. The resulting data will be used to help farmers cater better to changing consumer demand.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 15th Dec 2017
6 salad vegies linked with 40% drop in ASVD risk, finds WA study

6 salad vegies linked with 40% drop in ASVD risk, finds WA study

Eating just a cup of mixed salad a day could cut your risk of heart disease and stroke by as much as 40 percent, finds a new study by Western Australian researchers, with high-nitrate vegetables such as spinach, beetroot, and celery topping the list of beneficial produce.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 16th Nov 2017
Sweet smell of success: British teen wins UK-wide comp with novel food-product concept

Sweet smell of success: British teen wins UK-wide comp with novel food-product concept

Could the world’s next big diet aid be scratch’n’sniff strawberries? British teenager Isabel Hyde, winner of RB's Future of Science challenge, will spend the next few years in a state-of-the-art new research hub in Hull, finding out.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 21st Oct 2017
Could an egg a day help keep stroke at bay?

Could an egg a day help keep stroke at bay?

A US meta-analysis has found that while eating an egg a day has no impact on your chances of developing CHD, it could lessen your risk of stroke by 12 percent.
Published 22nd Sep 2017
Junk food tax could save Australia $3.4 billion annually, finds study

Junk food tax could save Australia $3.4 billion annually, finds study

Researchers at the University of Melbourne used large-scale survey data to model a scenario in which ‘junk food’ taxes were imposed, and fruit and veg subsidised, and found Australia would make billions in savings with no dent in household budgets.
AgInnovators, Published 19th Feb 2017
Meat as well as sugar a factor in obesity, finds global study

Meat as well as sugar a factor in obesity, finds global study

The role of sugar consumption in the global obesity epidemic is well known, but a new study of 170 nations has found that higher meat consumption contributes a further 13 percent to a country's obesity levels – irrespective of GDP, physical activity and kilojoules consumed.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 7th Sep 2016
Eating 16g more vegies a day could save Australia $100m and net growers an extra $23m p.a.

Eating 16g more vegies a day could save Australia $100m and net growers an extra $23m p.a.

If every Australian ate just 10 percent more vegetables, it would save the nation $100m a year in combined health costs, concludes a new Deloitte Access Economics report commissioned by Hort Innovation.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 4th Aug 2016
Daily fresh fruit consumption linked to 30% lower risk of CVD in study of 500,000+

Daily fresh fruit consumption linked to 30% lower risk of CVD in study of 500,000+

Eating just 100 grams of fresh fruit daily has been linked with a significantly lower risk of heart attack and stroke in a new long-term study of Chinese consumers.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 27th Apr 2016
CSIRO: call for participants in cholesterol-lowering study

CSIRO: call for participants in cholesterol-lowering study

CSIRO is looking for Adelaide-based volunteers to participate in a study investigating the effects of sterol-enriched margarines on lowering cholesterol in people with or at high risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Published 25th Mar 2015
Kids who skip morning milk miss out, finds CSIRO

Kids who skip morning milk miss out, finds CSIRO

Forgoing dairy foods at breakfast could be compromising kids’ health as they fail to ‘catch up’ on their daily intake, finds a CSIRO-led dietary study of children’s nutritional requirements.
Merran White, AgInnovators, Published 22nd Mar 2015
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