Psychologists have observed that most people are reluctant to try unfamiliar foods. Why?
Just thinking about eating food may be enough to curve your appetite.
Why do dogs seem to gulp down any and all food put in front of them?
Are you hungry right now? It could be because your brain doesn't have enough leptin.
When teens need to be careful about getting enough vitamins and minerals to stay healthy during puberty, they often start skipping meals and eating junk food.
Everyone knows that garlic is good for you. It lowers cholesterol, prevents cancer and heart disease, and even makes mosquito bites stop itching...right?
Here's a common belief about exercise. If you work out in the morning and want to lose more calories, don't eat before exercise.
You know how they say you should never go grocery shopping when you're hungry?
Toddlers and slightly older children are prone to chew on things that make adults react with alarm. However, for many children between the ages of two and three, compulsively eating non-food items is an eating disorder known as pica. Learn more on this Moment of Science.
when is the best time to salt it: before you cook it, during cooking, at the end of cooking, or just before you eat it? Learn more on this Moment of Science.