The Labor Governments new laws ensure consumers can compare the kilojoule
content of food and drinks on offer and help them make more informed decisions when eating out and taking food away to eat at home or on the go.
Businesses that fail to display kilojoule
contents risk fines of up to $3,100 for an individual or $15,500 for corporations.
Fifteen per cent of energy from protein at lower kilojoule
intakes does not meet the current RDI for protein for some age/gender groups.
The Food (Kilojoule
Labelling Scheme and Other Matters) Amendment Bill 2016 will require large chain food outlets and large supermarkets to display the kilojoule
content of food and drinks on menus, menu boards, price tags and online menus.
Severe obesity: the use of very low energy diets or standard kilojoule
Could you tell me what the difference is between kilocalories and kilojoules
. I see both on food labels and am never sure which one should be counting.
For comparisons to diets of fish in the wild, cell means [+ or -] 95% confidence intervals are plotted as a function of assimilable (noncellulose) energy (kilojoules
per gram dry mass) and protein per assimilable energy (milligrams per kilojoule
) as discussed above.
Researchers from Griffith University in New South Wales found that the average order for individuals at Gloria Jean's Coffees and Starbucks Coffee was loaded with a similar kilojoule
count to a healthy square meal.
Once gram and kilojoule
amounts are determined for carbohydrate and protein, these can be expressed as a percentage value with the number being dependent on the energy budget of the individual.
In a Victorian first, the Andrews Labor Government will implement a mandatory kilojoule
labelling scheme, with new laws to be introduced requiring fast food outlets to display kilojoule
contents on their menus.
The Health Legislation Amendment Bill 2015, passed by the Queensland Parliament today, makes it mandatory for food businesses to display the kilojoule
content of their food and drinks at point-of-sale.
This leading article took issue with the key message from the Heart Foundation's position statement that a reduction in kilojoule
intake, rather than a reduction in fat intake per se, is the major determinant of weight management (1).