French probiotic firm TargEDys is conducting an ongoing clinical trial to study the benefits of its probiotic strain on weight reduction in overweight subjects, as part of its ambition to help tackle the global obesity issue.
Food manufacturers have been urged to play their part in helping Australian’s improve their diets and tackle the nation’s obesity epidemic, in the wake of a report that found Aussie’s blow a third of their food budget on takeaways.
An intake of more than 0.5 servings per week of sugar-sweetened beverages (SSBs) may potentially increase the risk of metabolic syndrome in diabetic patients, according to a study from the Middle East.
Australia is in the midst of an obesity crisis, with two-thirds of adults and a quarter of children overweight or obese. But what do some of the nation's largest food firms believe can be done to tackle the problem, and what role should they themselves...