If you’re a candy lover or denier, you may want to blame one of your liver hormones, according to a new study.
By Nsikan Akpan
To better understand the historical motivations of cannibalism, a new study looks into the nutritional value of human body parts.
By Nsikan Akpan
High-income Americans are eating better than ever, while food diets among the low-income group have improved much more modestly.
By Anna Vlasits, STAT
Three new infographics highlight changing diets around the world.
By Amanda Montañez, Scientific American
By Alexandra Sarabia
A new study finds a successful diet hinges less on what you eat and more on who you are.
New York City’s health department will push a plan Wednesday for new warning labels that singled out food products high in sodium on chain restaurant menus, the Associated Press reported. If the plan comes to fruition, New York will be…
By Daniel Costa-Roberts
Fast food may be unhealthy not only because of its processed ingredients and huge portions -- it can also kill off beneficial gut bacteria that help burn calories, according to new information from a prominent British researcher…
By Rebecca Jacobson, Inside Energy
Scientists are genetically modifying crops like rice to get vitamin A into impoverished diets in southeast Asia and sub-Saharan Africa. NewsHour explains why this vitamin is so important, where you can get it and why you shouldn't eat polar bear…
By Nora Daly
Research suggests that eating with your TV tuned to “Charlie Rose” (or other quality PBS programming, such as the NewsHour) is one way to keep calories in check.
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