Removing a pre-existing right like cancelling the school nutrition programme is a retrogressive measure, and should only be done under very specific circumstances.
There is more sugar and other sweeteners in our food and drinks globally than a decade ago, with manufacturers prioritising healthier options in richer countries.
A ‘learning journey’ research process exposed a broad group of participants to local realities of the food system and childcare in a small town.
Drinking a cup of coffee means ingesting a complex mixture of chemicals. Research has given us mixed messaging about whether coffee is beneficial or harmful.
Current expiration date system leads to confused consumers and wasted food.
First, check if your child is really hangry, or just angry. Feeding straight away isn’t always the answer.
The story behind the research can be as compelling as the results. Recording the effects of starvation, a group of Jewish doctors demonstrated their dedication to science – and their own humanity.
Publicly accessible gardens are an essential part of our food system. It’s important for policymakers to understand that growing food in city gardens is central to health, food security and culture.
Getting enough iron is tricky – even if we eat enough, we might not absorb enough. But diversifying the menu and looking for fortified foods can help.
Riders in the 2022 Tour de France will ride more than 2,100 miles (3,400 km) over the 21 flat and mountainous stages of the race. And they will burn an incredible amount of energy while doing so.
Cutting your grocery bill takes planning and flexibility – and knowing your budget. Here’s how to get started.
Heat can release bound up nutrients from vegetables.
Child malnutrition is no stranger to high-income countries. In Canada and the U.S., food insecurity affects one in six children under 18, but policies to address the issue are still lacking.
An expert on food policy explains how the end of COVID-19 waivers will impact children’s access to food, as well as the importance of food banks and pantries.
A compound in sea squirts seemed to reverse some of the signs of ageing in middle-aged mice, but will it work in humans?
Research into bioactives often results in headlines about amazing foods. Really, it is just a tiny part of the food, often found elsewhere as well.
Proponents of intermittent fasting say the clock can help you win the battle of the bulge. But the science behind it is a little more complicated.
The herbicide revolution reduces the availability of edible weeds, which may undermine food and nutrition security.
Food security is crucial to disease prevention and management, so prescribing healthy foods and reducing barriers to better diets makes sense. But food prescriptions should not be immune to scrutiny.
Water and lemon juice on their own are healthy. But what if you combine them?