Healthier foods

From improving the foods we eat, to finding out just what's in them, we're bringing great news to the table.

  • BARLEYmax

    A wholegrain developed by CSIRO has superior health benefits that can help combat cardiovascular disease, Type 2 diabetes and colorectal cancer.

    Primary topic: Wheat and barley

  • Resistant starch

    Our research on the bacteria in the gut (microbiome) has led to important discoveries on the role that fibre from food plays in gut health.

    Primary topic: Nutrition and health

  • Cholesterol facts

    Cholesterol is an essential type of fat that is carried in the blood but too much of it is a risk factor for coronary artery disease. Managing your cholesterol by maintaining a healthy diet and lifestyle can help reduce your cholesterol levels.

  • Omega-3 canola

    We are developing canola crops that contain high levels of omega-3 fatty acids.

    Primary topic: Plant science


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