Arguing about whether carbohydrates or fats are better misses the main point. To improve global health we need reduce intakes of ultra-processed foods and eat more minimally processed foods.
For decades, experts worried that there wasn't enough protein to feed the world's population. They were wrong.
Scientists invented chemical weapons; some are now working to destroy them. New biomolecular design techniques let researchers design proteins that can destroy nerve agents in bodies.
New research on whether animal- or plant-based protein sources are better have been severely misrepresented.
Dr James Brown answered questions on Facebook Live from how much exercise you need to what you should eat afterwards.
Insects have often been described with words like "disgusting" and the idea of eating them horrifies some people. But this needs to change as they can be an important food source.
You can slash your meat intake and still easily meet your requirements.
High feed costs is limiting pig production in Africa. There are alternatives. The industry must find ways to use available feeds from industries that process agricultural products
Most people eat about a kilo of wheat a week but for others it can cause painful health concerns. So why not isolate the parts of wheat that cause problems, and remove them from future crops.
It’s no wonder people are confused about whether it’s good to eat cheese, when even food experts are divided.
At roughly twice the price, should we bother with A2 milk?
Scientists find the missing link in epigenetics that could explain the mystery of inherited disease.
Is there such a thing as brain food?
Understanding how the flu virus copies itself could open a way to killing it.
British toddlers are heading for health problems, unless we change their diet now.
Insects are a healthy and sustainable source of protein. It's time foodies appreciated them too.
We’ve all done it: enjoyed a delicious meal only to nod-off in a comfy chair for a while. A habit for some but unavoidable for others, what is it about food that can make us so sleepy?
The decision to use protein supplements is based more on marketing claims than anything else. They offer few real performance benefits that an athlete’s normal diet isn’t already delivering.
It may have been a cultural tradition to use tempera paint that contained traces of milk on bodies according to a discovery at Sibudu Caves in KwaZulu Natal.
Researchers have created a star-forming cloud in the laboratory to try to recreate the first-ever biological molecule. The study could explain why such molecules are left-handed.