All news articles for January 17, 2017

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Fat tax on the cards for next month’s Budget

By RJ Whitehead

Budget watchers are predicting an increase to taxes on fast food and sugary drinks on February 1 after senior ministers put pressure on the prime minister to introduce a health levy.

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What cheese choice says about Aussies

By RJ Whitehead

New market research shows that three quarters of Australian shoppers buy cheese each month, with block cheeses alone accounting for more than half of the market. 

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HIV: Patients reveal the therapeutic foods and supplements they want

By Millette Burgos

Ready-to-eat therapeutic foods designed to boost the nutritional status of people with HIV in Thailand should contain clear health claims, be manufactured in a soft, or liquid form, and be easy to carry, a study conducted by the World Food Programme has...

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