Cancer cells are ‘cheaters’ that do not cooperate with the rest of the body. Certain microbes in your diet can either protect against or promote tumor formation by influencing cell cooperation.
Innovations in food science and technology are well-positioned to address many existing food systems challenges.
Agricultural technologies to grow food on Mars can help address climate change, sustainability and food scarcity challenges.
A researcher at Tufts University near Boston discovered an old book full of research on starvation written by Jewish doctors imprisoned in the Warsaw Ghetto.
Encouraging your child to ‘eat a rainbow’ is backed by the evidence and can start more well-rounded and positive conversations with them about foods.
Nigerians and Ghanaians have all claimed authorship of Jollof rice. But a new book points out that the “Senegality” of this dish is established by the reference to “Jolof”.
Taking part in Veganuary? Then you’ll want to read this.
From throwing soup over works of art to waving tortillas in the street, what we eat is a powerful emblem of what we want.
Rapid increases in food prices due to inflation mean many Canadians may be making different food choices. Here are the possible short- and long-term effects of that, and some ways to save money.
We all eat and drink a bit too much over Christmas and the holidays. But how guilty do we really need to feel about it?
You want to look as if you’ve put in a bit of effort, but don’t want to blow the budget. Here are some top tips of what to take to Christmas.
People are starting to notice the weather and climate, and to understand climate change better than ever before.
Multicultural Jewish families and Jews of color are innovating food-centered holidays to bring their whole selves to the table.
Recipes inspired by the social scene of 1800s London or which made their first appearance in a Dickens novel.
To understand the origins of the Yorkshire pudding Christmas dinner debate we need to turn the clock back to the time when the original pudding was first created.
Reducing food waste at home is an action that anyone can take to help slow climate change, often saving money in the process. More consumer education could help show people what to do.
A country of plenty like Australia should be able to ensure no one is denied their right to adequate food. But food insecurity is on the rise, and we aren’t even properly monitoring the problem.
The ravages of climate change and hunger do not occur in isolation, but are part of the system we have built.
Our experiences of taste are so vivid and personal it can be hard to imagine how people can turn their nose up at your favourite comfort food. Research shows the explanation could be in your genes.
Why countries need to shift what their citizens eat, and what the optimum diet for our planet might be. Listen to The Conversation Weekly podcast.