We've all heard the old adage "you are what you eat," but now a new study shows that when you eat might be just as important.
In what can be considered an eating marathon of sorts, new research has indicated that on-and-off fasting could help increase your lifespan.
Common food additives, it turns out, may cause obesity and metabolic syndrome, among other conditions, according to a new study.
Concerned parents might shy away from this at first, but researchers are now saying that if parents want to ensure that their child does not develop a peanut allergy, they should be feeding him or her products containing the infamous nuts from a very young age.
It is well known that in the long run, eating fatty foods is bad for you and can increase your risk of having a stroke or heart attack. But a surprising new study shows that a high-fat diet may actually be beneficial to your health, and help to reduce heart attack damage.
Scientists have identified a unique peptide and hormone that can curb hunger and lessen one's desire for food, potentially leading to future medications that can treat both obesity and binge eating disorders, new research says.
It's no secret that scientists and the general public don't always see eye-to-eye about things. Animal testing, GMOs, and climate change are all hot-button topics for debate. But at least in the case of MSG, maybe it's time to listen to the experts. The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently released a video attempting to put the egregiously wrong rumors about this common ingredient down for good.
If you're a consumer who takes a strong stance against genetically modified (GM) crops, or GMOs, you may want to catch the next plane to Europe. That's because the European Union is only a step away from allowing each of its individual nations to reach their own decisions on what crops and practices to ban, regardless of what the scientific community has to say.
Humpback whales are known for their magical songs, crooning most likely as a way to communicate with others, but a new study shows that they even sing for their supper.
Fossilized plaque, of all things, may have solved a mystery that has left archaeologists scratching their heads for years. Known for its iconic Moai statues, Easter Island is suspected to have been colonized around the 13th century. However palm trees, one of the only primary crops on the island, are believed to have become extinct not long after colonization. So how did the islanders survive?
The origin of agriculture more than 10,000 years ago may be key to the world's future food security, according to new research.
If you think that astronauts on the International Space Station (ISS) are still sipping up their Thanksgiving turkey through straws, you're behind the times. Modern astronauts will be enjoying a "somewhat traditional" dinner with all the trimmings. It just sounds a little stranger.
It is commonly believed that the carrot can give humans better night vision - a myth started by WWII propaganda and perpetuated by the discovery that high concentrations of vitamin A are good for eye health. Now, while the carrot won't actually help you see in the dark, new research investigates if the blueberry will.
The US Department of Agriculture (USDA) has reportedly deregulated a new genetically modified potato, adding the product to an exclusive list of now nine lab-made GMO food crops that can be sold in the United States.
Here's some great news for pizza and pasta lovers everywhere. Researchers have discovered a new set of gene variations that can boost fruit production in the tomato plant by as much as 100 percent, raising that maximum crop output ceiling for the world.