Mississippian American Indian culture rose to power by farming corn. New evidence suggests dramatic change in climate might have led to its collapse in 1300s.
A new study reveals the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape opinion on how sugar affects health. Today, companies continue to fund nutrition studies.
A new study found school children are more likely to choose healthy school lunch options if given more time to consume them.
Introducing oleogustus: "oleo" is the Latin root word for fatty and "gustus" means taste.
Researchers have found that people who can vividly imagine smells are more likely to be obese than those who do not.
Here are five things you should know about the World Health Organization saying Roundup could cause cancer.
In the largest study of its kind, researchers have found lower levels of pesticides in those who consume organic foods.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.
Eating dinner as a family has been shown to do everything from boost nutritional intake to boost vocabulary in children.
Too much fast food doesn't only harm your body. A new study finds it affects the brains of school students.
Trying to fight that bad mood with food? Think again.
The first of its kind in China, a major study of nearly 500,000 people finds that fruit consumption can decrease the risk of cardiovascular disease.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.
A new study found that food trucks in seven American cities scored as well or better on food safety inspections than restaurants.
Does food taste better if you pay more for it? A study from Cornell University says yes.
A warming world will affect everything from crops to the oceans, a new UN study says.
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.