Obesity and malnutrition now coexist across sub-Saharan Africa thanks to a transition to Western diets. "Gamifying" nutrition programs can help nudge youth towards healthier eating patterns.
Babies should be exclusively breastfed (or formula-fed) for the first six months, before introducing pureed meats, legumes, vegetables and fruits.
As US mothers returned to breastfeeding, the market for infant formula dried up, leading formula makers to seek new markets in developing nations. Here's how that led to a recent outcry.
Being a mindful eater is about ending your obsession with food and weight loss and listening to your body.
All five experts said BMI is not ideal for determining the health of your weight.
In Maasai communities women have no autonomy to make decisions about their nutrition and that of their children.
Preparing healthy meals can be difficult. Here's what a doctor recommends.
As atmospheric carbon dioxide levels rise, rice plants produce fewer vitamins and other key nutrients. This could worsen hunger, malnutrition, child stunting and other diet-related health problems.
Each player needs a tailor-made strategy based on his own physiology.
Charcoal is more likely to rid your gut of vitamins and minerals than it is to boost your health.
Experts say there is still a long way to go before we can make firm statements about the best time of day to eat.
Monkey see, monkey do: it's important to be a good food role model.
A new review of 180 studies found little or no protective effects from taking dietary supplements, and actually found some harm.
Nutrition expert – sugar does not cause type 2 diabetes on its own.
Accounting for grocery prices and the effort eating home-prepared meals requires, the benefits commonly called food stamps fall far short of paying enough for the poor to eat right.
South Africa must ensure that healthcare workers understand the importance of nutrition and that they transfer the correct messages to caregivers.
Research shows eating foods with a lower glycaemic load, and more fruits and vegetables, will improve your complexion.
Recent studies have shown that we may be able to train ourselves to become more sensitive to certain tastes, which leads to feeling more full and satisfied after eating a meal.
With obesity affecting so many students, it's better to give them cheap, appealing food and drink choices at school.
Mushrooms, long popular on pizza and in cooking, are getting more attention for their health benefits. Here are some reasons you might want to add them to your grocery list and not just your pizza.