The importance of healthy ageing – and nutritional intervention across all life stages to promote it – has been underlined by new research showing that healthy life expectancy is failing to keep pace with total life expectancy in Australia and New Zealand,...
Australian adults are consuming less than optimal amounts of potassium, while sodium intake is higher than recommended, which may lead to a higher risk for cardiovascular diseases (CVD), hypertension and other non-communicable diseases.
A healthy dietary pattern with frequent intake of fruits, vegetable and fish was associated with lower levels of depressive symptoms in older Australian women, but the association was not significant in men.
Leading Aussie herbalist Gerald Quigley says he is not surprised that an estimated 95% of Australians do not eat the recommended portions of fruits and vegetables each day, but has argued that superfood fads are not the solution.
Demographic changes and the increasing health challenges seen in Saudi Arabia will provide new opportunities for food and beverage growth, but firms have been warned that brand loyalty may be a thing of the past.