A new study suggests the microbes in humans' intestines may influence food choices.
An oasis in the dromedary-dairy desert?
A new study found that even when parents recognize that their children are overweight, many fail to do anything about it—or even to see it as a problem.
The "eat your spinach, it'll make you strong" argument is no good, a new study says.
I hated exercise—until I learned you don't have to be intense about it.
Counting calories is misguided. The focus belongs on real food.
When a New York court hears a case this week that would limit the size of sugary-drink containers, the ruling will go well beyond soda. It will scope the potential role for governments in preventive health movements.
Early diets in the country weren't as plant-based as you might think.
A reduced sense of taste in the air makes meals less enjoyable, and innovation is wanting as food has been phased out as an essential part of the airline experience.
How and why people turn to medical issues to elicit electronic laughs
In a consciously alarming report today, the agency said, "Without urgent action, we are heading for a post-antibiotic era, in which common infections and minor injuries can once again kill."
Humans don't like monotonous diets—which means Rob Rhinehart's supposedly nutritionally-complete beverage Soylent has a lot to overcome if it's to catch on.
Rob Rhinehart invented Soylent—a beverage that he claims contains all necessary nutrients—as a food replacement. The first batch is shipping this month.
Weight loss is often framed as a personal endeavor, but the best outcomes stem from group efforts.
During World War II, the U.S. government urged Americans to save excess fat rendered from cooking and donate it to the army to produce explosives.
Men eat more than women on average, but food-related discriminatory pricing is thorny.
As more establishments seat people in close proximity, friendships are not forged.
Researchers asked if one diet could be crowned best in terms of health outcomes. If diet is a set of rigid principles, the answer is a decisive no. In terms of broader guidelines, it's a decisive yes.
Caffeine has become the performance-enhancing drug of choice in competitive sports. Using it in precise ways, and not excessively, seems most effective.
The messy relationship between how we feel and what we eat