New research claiming that people do not need to reduce their consumption of red and processed meat says more about the conduct and evaluation of research than it does about beef.
Scientists are beginning to understand the food preferences of our gut microbes.
Where once vegans were pale and passive, they are now represented as plant-eating warriors. Who are the new vegans and how are they viewed in other cultures?
A review of research related to diversity in diet found studies repeatedly show that eating a wide variety of foods improves health and wellbeing.
The nutritional, financial and environmental cost of an average family's weekly food waste is shocking. It equates to five adult meals, 143 showers, $18 and 23 kg of CO2.
While not all men are willing to become involved in women and children’s health, some situations force them take on 'women’s work'.
To understand how healthy a food is, we often look at fats and proteins, vitamins and minerals. But this approach overlooks one property that's a key part of a food's health potential – its structure.
The fact that relative food prices differ so markedly and so systematically provides a very strong rationale for nutrition-focused food policies.
Diets like mono, charcoal detox, Noom, time-restricted feeding and Fast800 are growing in popularity. Here's what the evidence says about them.
Depression is a serious, common and sometimes debilitating condition. And no, chocolate won't help, whatever the headlines tell you.
Personalised nutrition has the power to save lives.
With Congress rebuffing efforts to cut benefits, the White House is trying to change the rules.
A doctor with MS who experimented with diet and other treatments has experienced a slowing of her decline – now she's researching why it happened.
Cost-cutting, funding that doesn't reward good food, and residents not having a voice contribute to poor quality nutrition in our aged care homes. That can be devastating. But there is a better way.
If their social media accounts were anything to go by, celebrities can't get enough of vitamin and mineral infusions, or vitamin drips. Now therapy lounges are popping up for everyone else to try.
'Why is nutrition so confusing?' is a common lament, but the truth is out there. Forget fad diets and media hype. It's time to harness the power of science to create a healthy and sustainable diet.
Processed foods can be nutritious as well as economical and convenient. So let's stop demonizing processed foods, and ease up on those who turn to them for convenience and price.
Research into our brain, gut and childhood memories tells us why we reach for macaroni cheese rather than salad in winter.
Large studies are unpicking the complex relationships between food, metabolism and health.
With fear of a diagnosis of Alzheimer's a constant concern for many seniors, they turn to supplements. A recent study suggests they'd be better off keeping their money.