A scholar of nutrition opens up with a personal take on food insecurity in America.
While the food insecurity rate held steady in 2020, the racial hunger gap increased.
Many of the advice given to humans works for dogs, too.
A fruitarian diet is a more restrictive form of veganism, and not one to be recommended.
Globally, experts are beginning to recognise that focusing on one aspect of food overlooks the trade-offs or sacrifices people make.
The FDA has largely lost its ability to regulate the myriad pills, powders and potions that promise to grow muscle, shed body fat and improve your focus.
Nutrition for kids is key to achieving economic development.
Nigeria needs a multisectoral approach to break its annual cholera epidemic.
We developed a healthy lunchbox program. Here, we provide parents with ideas for swapping unhealthy foods kids might like to healthier ones comparable on cost, taste, texture and preparation time.
We must recognize and understand the harms that malnutrition and nutrition experiments on Indigenous people caused and the legacy they have left.
Harsh socio-environmental factors, especially when they happen in the early years of a child’s life, can establish a developmental “biology of misfortune”.
Around the globe, 823,000 child deaths could be prevented annually with appropriate breastfeeding. Formula makers continue to defy a 40-year-old international code on marketing their product.
The researchers found a link between shorter heights and lower bone mineral content among vegan kids, compared to meat-eaters. But they didn’t show diets caused the difference – or that it lasted.
Behavioral economics, long employed in grocery stores to guide customers to certain products, could be employed by food banks and pantries to encourage healthier choices.
Shakuntala Haraksingh Thilsted, a native of Trinidad and Tobago, is the winner of the 2021 World Food Prize for her work identifying small fish as valuable nutrition sources for developing countries.
What’s needed is a prioritisation of the health and medicinal values of the food that’s consumed in African countries.
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.