All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
From orange juice, to tea and coffee, to alcohol — different drinks can have different effects on iron absorption. This is worth thinking about if your iron levels are low.
First ever feeding experiments reveal that solitary bees need to carb-load – and can be picky when it comes to dieting.
Governments must take urgent action to prevent noncommunicable diseases from becoming an uncontrollable epidemic in sub-Saharan Africa. Sugar-sweetened beverage taxation offers a potential solution.
Without reliable, local and timely data, countries will miss the potential of sugar-sweetened beverage taxation as a public health intervention.
Rwanda's food policies focus on production to make sure people have livelihoods and enough nutritious food. Not much attention is given to overnutrition.
Tension between the government’s economic and public health priorities is preventing stronger fiscal measures to address nutrition-related noncommunicable diseases.
People with conditions such as celiac disease must follow a gluten-free diet to manage symptoms and health. But avoiding gluten is difficult, costly and linked to nutrition issues and quality of life.
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.
We asked an accredited sports dietitian to describe what you need in your diet if you're running long distances.
Lifestyle medicine targets the root of chronic diseases like obesity, heart disease and diabetes. Experts explain why everyone should embrace these free prescriptions for good health.
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.