With demand growing globally for healthy, sustainable plant-based proteins, could pulses become one of the world’s most in-demand agrifood sectors?
In a recent Nature paper, researchers at Murdoch University’s Australian National Phenome Centre have found that incorporating ‘wrinkly’ peas into your diet could reduce your risk of diabetes.
Researchers from Murdoch University have connected with Aboriginal Elders to develop the first living biobank specific to Western Australia’s First Nations people.
Charles Darwin University’s Dr Carla Eisemberg has netted a 2020 Young Tall Poppy Science Award for research she hopes will be used to improve Indigenous nutrition and inspire sustainable turtle-meat harvesting in remote communities.
UCLA researchers have found that mice prone to obesity and diabetes metabolise fructose better after receiving faecal matter transplants from mice with more useful gut microbes.
Health researchers and consumers now have ready access to the extensive nutritional database developed by CSIRO and The Heart Foundation via a new, sophisticated online analytics platform developed by UK-based Nutritics.
Game-changing ‘nutritional fingerprinting’ research enables accurate early intervention to combat world’s costliest diseases
Breakthrough collaborative research by Australian, UK and US researchers has advanced in our understanding of individual differences in metabolic response to diet, with far-reaching potential benefits in preventing lifestyle-related disease.
Could a specific strain of bacteria in a person’s gut make infection more likely on exposure to SARS CoVid-2? A group of UNSW scientists proposed this in a recent paper, and findings of mid-scale human trials lend weight to their hypothesis.
While we can control our external environments only so far, we can help protect ourselves from the SARS-2 virus by buttressing our internal defences, say experts in the field.
Is there a link between the gut microbiome and weight loss? Yes, say world-leading experts in the emerging field of personalised nutrition.