Side dishes made with colorful vegetables are a holiday staple for many.
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The turkey doesn’t have to be the star this Thanksgiving. Vegetable side dishes are packed with nutrients − depending on how you prepare them, they can help keep you energized this holiday season.
When we reach adulthood, protein requirements differ for men and women. But should you be eating more as you get older?
The lupin bean is a nutritional marvel, but its bitter taste has so far made it only a niche food.
West African cuisine makes significant use of fermented condiments.
Fermented foods are a key component of west African cuisine. Making them safer for consumption should be a priority.
Muscle loss can slow your metabolism.
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Many people don’t realise that muscle is also lost when losing weight.
Many people see six-pack abs as the pinnacle of health.
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You don’t need a six-pack to be healthy.
Are low-fat dairy products really better for us?
A recent evidence review found children who ate full-fat dairy were healthier and leaner.
Demonstrators who support banning books gather during a protest outside of the Henry Ford Centennial Library in Dearborn, Mich., on Sept. 25, 2022.
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Free speech is under attack from both sides of the political spectrum.
Prime has two offerings: one is marketed as a ‘hydration’ drink, the other as an ‘energy’ drink. But what’s actually in them?
Pulses are important for many reasons. They are packed with nutrition, resilient and crucial for achieving food security in Africa.
Fatigue can be a sign of a potential B12 deficiency.
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The symptoms of B12 deficiency resemble a lot of other health problems, putting millions of Americans at risk of a misdiagnosis.
Water microdroplets provide a unique interface that can significantly speed up chemical reactions.
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The chemical reaction that forms essential biomolecules like proteins and DNA normally doesn’t occur in the presence of water. Microdroplets provide a unique environment that make it possible.
Farmed insects are common in many parts of the world today.
Eating insects can carry a much lower environmental footprint than conventional meat. Should western cultures be incorporating more of them into their diets?
Cows eating hay and soy-based feed.
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Feeding insects instead of grain to animals is an inexpensive, sustainable way to increase the world food supply. An animal scientist explains what’s involved in developing insect feed for cattle.
Plant-based milk alternatives may not contain the same nutrients as cow’s milk.
Look out for products fortified with important vitamins and minerals.
A new ‘protein roadmap’ produced by CSIRO reveals foods set to fill fridges by 2030 as health, environmental and ethical concerns push consumers away from meat.
A one-litre carton contains the equivalent of one small potato.
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Potato milk may not be the most nutritious plant-based alternative – but it still has some benefits.
Legumes are an excellent source of protein.
Reviving long-lost legume species could help improve global food security and decrease world hunger.
When not hibernating, ground squirrels need to feast to store energy.
Months not eating or moving don’t result in muscle wasting and loss of function for animals that hibernate. New research found gut microbes help their hosts hold onto and use nitrogen to build proteins.
Even if two foods share the same calorie count, there can be major differences in how they affect your body.
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In almost every way, one cheeseburger does not equal six apples. With the goal of optimal health in mind, a calorie is not a calorie is not a calorie.