The festive season provides great motivation to make lifestyle changes around eating habits.
Some eaters have strong sensory sensitivities. Others find eating a chore or develop rigid beliefs around ‘good’ and ‘bad’ foods.
Ever eaten that last slice of pizza, even though you’ve had enough? Or polished off kids’ leftovers, despite already feeling full? Here’s what’s happening and how to fix it.
COVID-19 showed us we can’t necessarily have anything we want at any hour of the day, or in any season.
A spike in flour sales and an increase in home cooked meals could signal the start of a new healthier relationship with food.
Bet you can’t eat just one.
Everyone knows it’s hard to stop eating potato chips or chocolate chip cookies. New research shows why: Certain combinations of fat, sodium, sugar or carbohydrates make them irresistible.
Dinner time - but who’s leading the feeding?
Baby-led weaning won’t necessarily make your child a less fussy eater, new research finds.
It can be hard to resist tasty treats like these…
Turning down tasty treats sometimes requires more than just the strength to say no.
This is what happens when emotions eat you up.
What we eat, how much and how often changes over our lives.
Shakespeare wrote of the ‘seven ages of man’, and our appetite for food changes as we age too – with implications for our health.
Looks …. tasty? Roasted crickets are shown at the Entomo Farms cricket processing facility in Norwood, Ont., in April 2016. Loblaw has added cricket powder to its lineup of President’s Choice products.
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Canada’s biggest grocery chain is now selling cricket flour under its revered private label. Here’s what that says about contemporary eating habits.
Bottlenose dolphin tossing an octopus across the water during feeding off Bunbury, Western Australia.
It’s not easy to tackle a live octopus - so many arms, all those suckers! But some bottlenose dolphins have found a way to defuse and eat these eight-armed sea creatures.
Pleasure at the table, pleasure in life.
If New Year’s resolutions have you in an abstemious mindset when it comes to enjoyment these days, consider a pleasure recalibration based on ‘l'éducation du gout.’
Do warehouse stories contribute to the obesity epidemic?
How people respond to changing economic incentives appears to explain a lot of the upward trend in weight.
Eat too much?
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When it comes to food, believing that you have no self-control can be a self-fulfilling prophecy.
You always win with fruit.
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Bear farming is increasingly regarded as unacceptable in China.
Chinese wildlife faces a serious survival crisis, but the tide seems to be turning in support for protecting endangered species there. China’s top legislative body has passed a new “interpretation” of…
Researchers believe that dieters need to worry less about weekend binges and focus more on their long-term eating habits…
Men live longer if they have good sleep patterns, but women need a varied diet for longevity, research has shown. Investigators…