Raising livestock has clear impacts on the environment, but contrary to what many critics say, it is not the biggest driver of climate change.
Just like a mobile phone, your body needs to be recharged every day. You need to eat food and drink water every day to keep your body going. Some foods are better than others at helping you stay well.
Insects are an excellent tool to fight hunger and malnutrition because they are abundant and nutritious.
Recent research suggests that biomarkers for dairy fat are inversely associated with the risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Obese people are stigmatised by society – no wonder parents react defensively to letters informing them their child is overweight.
A dietician recommends her top foods for a peaceful sleep.
The journal of the American Medical Association (JAMA) recently retracted several papers by a leading researcher on food and consumption. What does this mean for the researcher's findings?
If the UK is to break the cycle of reoffending, it needs to meet the basic needs of young people in prison and respect the basic human right of adequate nutrition.
The Mediterranean diet is not only good for your heart. It could protect your mental health, too.
A 17-year-long study finds that a Mediterranean-style diet reduces stroke risk in women by more than a fifth.
As omnivores, dogs should be able to adapt well and manage on well prepared commercially available vegetarian diets as long as the essential nutrients they would normally get from meat are present.
If you're a parent, there's one less thing to worry about – your child is probably healthy even if they're fussy about what they eat.
Is yogurt as healthy as you think?
Two large nutritional studies seem to have reported contradictory findings on carbs. But only if you believe the headlines.
Healthy food isn't just about organic food and so-called superfoods.
New research will examine how the emerging farm-to-school movement can support local food systems, as well as providing healthy lunches for children.
When you eat is as important as what you eat. The mounting evidence for chrononutrition.
There would be many benefits from a national school food program, including a chance to teach children healthy eating habits that could last a lifetime. Why can't it happen?
It's not just about getting kids to eat their greens; they should be eating fruits and vegetables of all different colours. Here are some strategies to make it easier.
Research shows that young adults who don't exercise can expect an average eight kilograms of extra fat on their body by 28 years of age.