In the province of North Karelia, an unorthodox doctor defied conventional public-health wisdom to successfully overhaul regional cuisine and improve heart health.
A new study looks at the intersection of taste, nostalgia, and loneliness.
Yes. No. Maybe.
A new study suggests that a consumer demand for chicken and pork in places like India, Russia, China, and Brazil will help drive a large increase in overuse of the drugs by 2030. Is there anything we can do about it?
A new FDA report looks at where foodborne illnesses come from.
New programs aim to put more produce in corner stores in order to improve the health of low-income communities. Will it work?
Can people train themselves to tolerate heat?
An NIH-funded project aims to expand nutritious dining options in Los Angeles.
How one woman mobilized an army against food additives, GMOs, and all else not "natural"
The preference for a cold brew is relatively new. Can the once-popular heated ale drink make a comeback?
In terms of food consumption, the Super Bowl marks the unhealthiest day of the year.
How the "alligator pear" went from obscure delicacy to America's favorite fruit
Variations in salary are drastic and opaque.
Faced with increasingly drug-resistant bacteria, scientists and farmers are now looking to plant extracts to keep people and animals healthy.
A new study found that kids ate more fruits and vegetables when playtime came first.
The original low-carb diet flirts with reason.
Intriguing inventions for a healthier New Year
Women, college-educated people, and rich people, mostly. In other words, those who likely aren't the prime targets for obesity-reduction efforts in the first place.
Wasted groceries are a big, expensive problem. Here are the items Americans are most likely to throw away.
You'll need a clear-eyed plan of attack, an open mind, and a mound of mashed potatoes.