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
Keeping apples next to onions in the fridge is a mistake.
The American Chemical Society breaks down the hot sauce in a video.
Two billion people worldwide already eat 1,900 insect species. The United Nations hopes that one day Americans will, too. What would it take for that to happen?
A plant-based diet can lower your blood pressure, according to research released today in a major medical journal. Should we really stop eating meat before starting medication?
After a week beset by ocular infection, NBC's multimillion-dollar sportscaster is slated to return on Monday. Costas' victory over conjunctivitis heralds a return of the spirit of sportsmanship and national pride typified by these Olympic games.
Seven facts from the Department of Agriculture this month confirm the importance of pizza in the minds and bodies of Americans.
What's behind our eat-hate relationship with chicken blobs? McDonald's lifted the nugget curtain this week, showing fans and detractors how the 1979 creation is made.
Juice is, nutritionally, not much better than soda. How did U.S. consumers come to believe that oranges, in any form, were an important part of a healthy diet?
Behind the beloved idea that processed food is "slowly poisoning everyone"