New research shows both adults and kids are eating more nutritious food. But minorities and low-income populations still lag behind the rest.
Students are spreading out when they eat and using more single-serve packaging. Future changes to school meals could be less visible.
Michelle Obama's fun new show is great for teaching children where food comes from but misses an opportunity.
Like rings in tree trunks, the layers of our teeth carry a detailed record of our growth — and reveal lead contamination is common.
Indigenous beans could enhance food security in Cabo Verde which depends on food imports.
The importance of diet to a child's development cannot be overstated.
Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
Your local ducks (and other wild birds) will thank you.
Conflicting injunctions, shaped locally, constantly reinvented: food in the cities of the global south escapes the narrative of Western standardisation.
There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
Both types of meat have their benefits.
The boxes and bags people get from food pantries contain healthier food than you might suspect.
Avoidant restrictive intake food disorder is a relatively new condition that researchers are only beginning to understand.
Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
People worried about gaining weight over the holidays may try to estimate how many calories are in the foods they put on their plates. But it's not as easy as it looks.
Food security emerged as a major issue for women nearing the end of their lives in Malawi.
Here's all the things you need to know about the mighty egg.
For centuries Native Americans intercropped corn, beans and squash because the plants thrived together. A new initiative is measuring health and social benefits from reuniting the "three sisters."
Our bodies need fuel both for exercise and recovery.
The oils in fish are excellent buffers against disease. Why don't we eat more fish?