A U.N. expert says that junk food is a human rights issue, and that poor people often have to choose between affordable food and nutritious food.
Thanks to a scientists at the University of North Carolina, you might someday be able to buy milk chocolate that is as healthy as dark chocolate.
An observational study shows that eating a Mediterranean diet may help people with heart problems more than taking statin drugs.
Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.
A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.
Researchers studied mentions of food on Twitter to discover Americans’ relationship with food. Here are the top 10 food and beverage tweets, in order.
Dr. William Harris believes that omega-3 fats play such a huge role in preventing disease that he is launching the Omega-3 Index.
U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.
Millions of people with diabetes look to the glycemic index to help them pick healthy food choices, but a new study suggests the index may be unreliable.
PepsiCo is being sued on behalf of 3 people who allege the company’s Naked brand juices and smoothies aren’t as healthy their labels state.
Researchers have found that eating a plant-based diet may significantly reduce the risk of type 2 diabetes – though you do not have to go vegetarian!
Yes, ramen noodles contain toxic MSG; but there are more unhealthy aspects of these popular prepared food products than you might realize.
The FDA is seeking public comment on what the definition of “healthy” should be as it applies to foods. Current standards may surprise you.
Could gluten literally make you insane? Evidence dating back 60 years suggests a link between gluten consumption and mental illness.
An Italian village near the see boasts 81 centenarians our of only 7,000 citizens. What is the secret to their longevity?
New research shows that giving babies high risk allergy foods and a young age may help curb allergic reactions later in life.
Researchers in Brazil have found that eating a diet high in citrus can help to lower the risks of diseases related to obesity.