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
How the worst apple took over the United States, and continues to spread
If workers got their desired raise to $15 an hour, the price of burgers and fries would likely go up. But that doesn't mean people would buy (much) less of them.