Behind the beloved idea that processed food is "slowly poisoning everyone"
There is conflicting advice out there about drinking a small amount, particularly of wine, during pregnancy. Some research has said it may even be beneficial. Today the National Bureau of Economic Research says that's wrong.
As in romance, a solid relationship with food may benefit from time apart. The "every-other-day diet" involves one day of eating whatever you want, followed by a day of eating very little. Of this year's eating fads, intermittent fasting stands out as one less ridiculous than it might sound.
The science of lycasin, destroyer of worlds, intestines
One of America's first diet hawks, Sylvester Graham was certain that sexual desire was ruining society. His solution: whole wheat. How a zealot's legacy lives in our foods today.
When can you call a food addictive?
Bakers in Denmark are unhappy with guidelines regulating how much of the spice they can use.
A No. 1 bestseller by a respected physician argues that gluten and carbohydrates are at the root of Alzheimer's disease, anxiety, depression, and ADHD. What to make of the controversial theory?
This crowd-sourced project in Indiana is seeing an outpouring of support.
Highly-poisonous botulinum toxin (the stuff in Botox), played a formidable role in the history of food and warfare. It is still a factor in prison-brewed alcohol and some canned foods, and can quickly kill a person.
This is going to be the best Thanksgiving ever. Prepare your body and mind accordingly.
People who eat a handful of nuts seven times per week are less likely to die young, says a large Harvard study today.
Subjects exposed to images of fast food seemed less able to enjoy simple pleasures.
You can eat the whole apple. Americans could be throwing away $13.2 billion.
An imminent ban on the ingredient illustrates the importance of consumer awareness.
How alcohol prohibition made soda king
Meatloaf isn't good enough anymore. How media raised the bar for home cooking
Imagining eating something provides a sense of satiety.
And other food magic to try, like chewing gum when chopping onions
Employees are less fatigued if they choose to eat a desk lunch than if they feel pressured to.