Transport is only a small part of your food's carbon footprint.
While long lines and food shortages are frustrating for most consumers, they can be physically and emotionally grueling for people with disabilities.
Chronic absenteeism is a pressing issue in high-poverty schools, but research suggests that serving students breakfast during class can help keep kids in school.
All that planning, shopping, prepping, serving and cleaning can pay off with better physical and mental health for all members of the family.
Famine was a constant threat during biblical times. The authors of the Old Testament used it to explain God's wrath, but also as a narrative device.
A lack of policy has allowed industrial chicken farms to multiply in certain parts of the UK – with a lack of consideration of the environmental and social impacts.
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.
It's been a stressful year, and for 61% of US adults, a year of unwanted weight change too. This isn't surprising, as stress, eating and motivation are all linked through hormones in the brain.
The idea that seed banks must be full of potentially helpful microfungi inside seeds was not a stretch, and yet no one had ever looked before.
Rather than focusing on single foods for 'gut health', we're better off having a balanced diet and a healthy lifestyle.
Indigenous beans could enhance food security in Cabo Verde which depends on food imports.
Fat replacers have the potential to mitigate the global obesity challenge.
Many have looked to Asia for lessons on successful pandemic management. However, recent COVID-19 outbreaks in Thailand and nearby countries also offer warnings about what not to do.
The 40-day Lenten season, when many Christians observe fasting, began in mid-February. A scholar explains how the practice may have emerged around the fifth century.
Reports from baby food companies show questionable levels of arsenic, lead and other heavy metals. Here's what parents need to know.
Cities have long resisted the public demand for street food vendors, but the pandemic may reverse those restrictions for good.
Research suggests that the name of a product affects our perceptions of it – before we have even tried it.
Food production in the US is heavily concentrated in the hands of a small number of large agribusiness companies. That's been good for shareholders, but not for consumers.
Closer political ties between Joe Biden and Justin Trudeau likely means a more constructive and co-operative approach to solving challenges between the two countries in the agri-food sector.
Food farmed in tropical and Mediterranean climates comes at a higher cost to biodiversity than that grown elsewhere.