Diet books aren't just fluff. They offer a powerful insight into who Americans are – and how we wish the world could be.
Hemp seeds are now legal as a food product in Australia. They won't make you high, but they are very nutritious.
The fate of turkey tails shows how Americans have shifted from eating whole animals to focusing on choice cuts – and the surprising places where unwanted parts end up.
Cold showers have been recommended to activate brown fat, but they are unlikely to yield any health benefit.
For centuries, people have been trying to lose weight in all sorts of ways – including drinking vinegar, avoiding swamps and stocking up on grapefruit.
From donuts to avocados, food impacts your heart health. Here we delve into the science of how to eat -- to reduce your chances of cardiovascular disease.
Coconut oil is being hailed as the new "superfood", helping us lose weight and kill harmful bugs. But how do the claims stand up to scientific scrutiny?
Policy choices made by Senegal, Ghana, Rwanda, Angola, Cameroon, Ethiopia and Togo over the past 15 years have led to significant reductions in child undernourishment.
New data on soaring child obesity should not come as a surprise. The food industry spends billions marketing unhealthy foods in a global society where over-eating is seen as a character flaw.
Poor diet kills hundreds of thousands per year. If we want to achieve meaningful health care reform, we need to address our nation's nutrition crisis.
Up to 25% of Ecuadorian children suffer from malnutrition, and the country's sugary school snacks aren't helping. Kids need healthful, fresh food — not high-calorie humanitarian aid.
When the United States was settled, nearly everyone was a farmer. Today only 2 percent of Americans live on farms, and many of us are illiterate about where food comes from or what kinds are healthy.
Fruit cake may last a century, but it's got nothing on honey.
The evidence against low-calorie sweeteners is mounting. But that doesn't mean natural sugar is better.
Breastfeeding has many health benefits for both baby and mother. But it can also can be difficult to sustain exclusively without support.
If Australians are to eat healthy, unprocessed meats while making sustainable choices, native animals would be an obvious choice.
Vitamin D comes in two forms: D2 and D3. Until now, they were believed to be equal. A new study casts doubt on that belief.
A widely publicised study that cast doubt on the safety of milk formula was misleading, based on dubiously reported studies and may have serious consequences.
A rising generation of young people are growing up in peril.
Heating oil creates chemicals that are said to be harmful. Here's how olive oil performs.