Why are half of European Union members opting out of GMO crops? Hint: it's not about food and environmental safety.
Food is a big part of everyone's carbon footprint – about the same as electricity use. How can our diet make farming more planet-friendly?
Most of the flavor combinations and traditions we've come to associate with the holiday date back to the Middle Ages.
When you enjoy the delicious, savory foods of Thanksgiving, you're experiencing umami, the fifth taste, with a little-known history rooted in Japan.
The numbers listed on your packaged foods replace the chemical or common name of food additives. These are used to enhance the colour, flavour, texture or prevent them from spoiling.
Kitchen Cabinet’s staging of "casual" food preparation with the nation’s most powerful people reproduces a culture of white Australian entitlement to master and consume any and every cultural product.
What explains the huge gap between US and European consumers on GMO foods? A short history helps explain.
We have all the tools to achieve economic growth and environmental sustainability - we just have to choose to use them.
In a World Series of nutrition, don't leave iron on the bench. Fortifying flour can prevent the iron deficiency anemia that affects hundreds of millions of women and children globally.
Insects are a healthy and sustainable source of protein. It's time foodies appreciated them too.
Insects have been in a feature in agriculture since the end of the 19th century. Using a combination of new and old control methods is the best way to deal with our food competitors.
Hate the taste of Brussels sprouts? Do you find coriander disgusting or perceive honey as too sweet? Your genes may be to blame.
Seventy-one percent of low-income college kids are going hungry due to lack of money. Seven percent are unable to buy food for an entire day. And this is true even for undergrads at elite colleges.
Our bodies have a complex system to control food intake, driven by hormones. Hormone levels also change when we gain and lose weight.
While a single, smaller portion leads people to eat less, having multiple smaller portions on offer appears to lead some people - notably the diet-conscious - to eat more.
New research claims banning trans fats could save thousands of lives. The reality is we've already moved on.
Dung beetles have been cleaning up the planet for at least 65 million years. The 6000 species across the world have adapted to a life at the back end of the food chain in the most remarkable ways.
A food scientist explains the nitty gritty of the five-second rule.
Food insecurity is a problem that doesn't only stem from hunger. It is also a result of eating food that is not nutritious.
A new survey shows that we're healthier than we give ourselves credit for. But could our pessimistic perceptions actually be bad for us?