Almost all of our genes may be influenced by the food we eat, suggests new research published today in the journal Nature Microbiology. The study, carried out in yeast — which can be used to model..
An assessment of organic farming relative to conventional farming illustrates that organic systems better balance the four areas of sustainability.Credit: Reganold and Wachter Washington State University researchers have concluded that feeding a growing global population..
This is an observational study so no definitive conclusions can be drawn about cause and effect, but the authors call for more research that may “lead to updated dietary recommendations and development of functional foods.”..
When Americans go out to eat, either at a fast-food outlet or a full-service restaurant, they consume, on average, about 200 more calories a day than when they stay home for meals, a new study..
Nuts and peanuts, but not peanut butter, may protect against death from cancer, heart disease, respiratory disease, and other major causes
A paper published in the International Journal of Epidemiology confirms a link between peanut and nut intake and lower mortality rates, but finds no protective effect for peanut butter. Men and women who eat at least 10..
If you’re looking to improve your heart health by changing your diet, when you eat may be just as important as what you eat. In a new study published today in Science, researchers at San..
We are told that eating beef is bad for the environment, but do we know its real cost? Are the other animal or animal-derived foods better or worse? New research at the Weizmann Institute of..
There are more than one billion people in the world go to bed hungry each night. That means one out of every 7 people is not getting enough food—more than three times as many people..
Next time you reach for the spices in your cabinet, you might be doing more for your health than just making a great meal. Traditional Chinese Medicine and other Eastern traditions have been using herbs..
India’s smog problem could be preventing tens of millions of the country’s poorest people from getting the food they desperately need. According to a new study published in the journal Geophysical Research Letters, ground-level ozone,..