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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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.