Growing enough food to feed 9 billion people by 2050 will require huge amounts of energy and water. Using nanoparticles to boost plant growth and yield could save resources and reduce water pollution.
Many people believe eating healthily is expensive – and more costly than buying junk food. But our new research shows this isn't the case.
In many rural areas, poor people are suffering from malnutrition, which takes the form of stunting and obesity. To change this, their food environments must change.
Try starting with 12,000 kcals a day.
That salt on your table can do amazing things chemically, and to the flavour of your favourite food. But don't eat too much!
You can't change your genes but there are some food and lifestyle factors you can target to lower your risk.
There is a curious paradox at the heart of the food group's new nutrition scheme: the less consumers trust Big Food, the less attention they will pay to the labels.
In-school nutrition programmes can reduce the chances of children suffering from childhood obesity.
British toddlers are heading for health problems, unless we change their diet now.
Nutrition guidelines keep changing. Here are five foods nutritionists have changed their minds about.
Climate change will make it harder to eat healthily.
Adults who had a low birthweight or were undernourished as young children are more likely to experience high blood pressure and obesity.
Does making healthy food accessible actually affect what people purchase and what they eat? The answer is a little more complicated than you might think.
All eyes have been on Mexico since they imposed a tax on sugary drinks – and now the data is in.
Eighty years ago, poor people in Britain suffered ill health as a result of eating unhealthy food, just as they do today. The only difference is, in 1936, policymakers didn't blame the poor.
One in six children in Australia report going to bed hungry – these children are more likely to have mental health problems and be bullied regularly.
There are many reasons ready meals are bad for your health. Here are some of them.
Andrew Taylor has vowed to eat just spuds for a year. What impact will it have on his health?
After years of neglect and a notable absence in last week's Closing the Gap report, nutrition is finally being recognised as integral to closing the gap on Indigenous disadvantage.
Monday – start diet. Tuesday – break diet! Wednesday – plan to start again next Monday. Sound familiar?