From reducing families’ grocery bills to boosting the economy, school meals offer far-reaching benefits, fostering both immediate well-being and long-term economic prosperity.
A new UN report finds that the true global cost of producing food is $12.7 trillion more than consumers pay at the checkout counter. We pay those uncounted costs in other ways.
Human health depends on having a liveable planet and this is inextricably linked to food systems.
Arable land has been destroyed, as have food production sites. But even before the current operation in Gaza, Palestinians there suffered high rates of food insecurity.
Integrating local and Indigenous knowledge into conservation can help to support diverse diets without compromising biodiversity goals.
Knowing which fish to buy can be confusing, but certain eco-labels can help decipher whether wild-caught, farmed or organic salmon is best for the environment.
Oh, yeah, and there’s a game, too.
New technology could unlock the soil-enriching nitrogen-fixing ability of legumes…and one day apply this to other crops too.
Nigeria’s soft cheese, wara, could be made more widely available with new techniques to extend its shelf life.
Hidden Peat, a new campaign from The Wildlife Trusts, encourages people to look out for peat-free alternatives and support their wider use.
Tourists can do a number of things to avoid dangerous encounters with monkeys.
The first-ever imaging and recording of a brainstem structure critical for feeling full could help reveal exactly how weight loss drugs like Ozempic work, and how to make them more effective.
A sustainable food system starts with a fairer corporate structure. It won’t simply come from a shift in consumer habits during Veganuary’s push for people to eat a more plant-based diet. Here’s why.
Fibre isn’t just associated with colon health; it’s associated with overall health and brain health through the gut-brain axis. But not all fibres are created equal.
Granger, who died in December 2023, is credited with making avocado toast fashionable. Little did he know that his lasting legacy would inspire a meme that symbolized generational tension.
Here’s why a healthy balance of microbes is important for astronauts when they travel to Mars and beyond.
Weight loss and diabetes drugs target regulatory pathways involved in metabolism that the microbes in your gut and certain molecules from food already play a key role in regulating.
Imported from Europe, the vanilla slice has been fully assimilated into Australian food culture, an identifiable icon. You know you really belong when you finally get a nickname.
A cup of coffee might help you kick-start your day, but it may actually make painful periods worse. Here’s what else to avoid (and eat) if you have period pain.
You likely know that the sight and smell of food can trigger cravings. But internal cues from your gut and your brain play just as important a role in the decisions you make around food.