Australia’s trade body Complementary Medicines Australia (CMA) has urged national regulator Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) to conduct a proper impact assessment amid the latter’s proposal to classify certain sports nutrition as therapeutic goods.
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.
Australian hemp snacks company Soul Seed has launched its first convenience-based snack into local supermarkets, which it claims to hit multiple major trends driving the healthy snack industry in the country today.
The Australian supplements industry may have a much lauded regulatory regime on the global stage, but a leading figure at regulator the Therapeutic Goods Administration (TGA) has argued it is “not yet world class”.
Australians are consuming inadequate amounts of protein, as well as the wrong sources of it, according to Dr Natalie Luscombe-Marsh, senior research scientist at the Commonwealth Scientific Industrial Research Organisation (CSIRO) in Australia.
Dietary greenshell mussel intake can reduce the incidence or slow the progression of early metabolic-associated osteoarthritis (MetOA), according to a new study funded by New Zealand’s national High Value Nutrition programme.
A consultation process over Australia’s Country of Origin labelling rules is underway – the guidelines which came under scrutiny after a leading brand was refused permission to use ‘Made in Australia’ claims for products using imported fish oil.