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.
American parents don't feed their children wheat gruel and beef broth anymore—food historian Amy Bentley traces the history and science of mass-produced mashed peas.
One of the health trend's first advocates was perhaps a little bit of a huckster.
A start-up will contribute an interesting answer to the million-dollar food-policy question: If healthy food was as easy as junk food, would we eat more of it?
A new frontier for junk food
Why quaffing energy-drink cocktails may be riskier than sticking to booze alone
Research suggests that a person's consumption of the beverage is determined in part by his or her DNA—and that its benefits could extend beyond a caffeine buzz.
By studying the immune systems of plants, they've developed a technique that eliminates the need for chemicals.
Those eating with overweight people are more likely to serve themselves more and unhealthier food, a new study says.
Overuse of the drugs has increased over the past few years. That's not good for human health.
Gut bacteria play a role in mood and emotion. Are probiotics the key to a better antidepressant?
Why the body craves junk food late at night