How Much Can Dietary Changes and Food Production Practices Help Mitigate Climate Change?
Food policy experts weigh in on the possibilities of individual diet choices and sustainable production methods.
Ideology Can Skew Our Views on the Healthiness of Food
New research finds that marketing messages that are inconsistent with our values can lead us to view a food product as less healthy.
Commuting Past Fast Food Restaurants Is Linked to Obesity, According to New Research
A new study suggests that passing the Golden Arches on your way to or from work can be destructive to your diet.
Coca-Cola's Research Contracts Allowed It to Kill Unfavorable Studies
A new study finds the industry giant was frequently given the right to oversee and even terminate public-sector research.
Cannabis Leads to the Munchies but Not to Bigger Bellies, According to New Research
One new study confirms marijuana smokers prefer junk food, but another finds they are actually a bit thinner than non-users.
New York City Public Schools Will Go Meatless on Mondays
The Meatless Monday campaign has done what federal nutrition policy has not: ban meat—at least for a day.
Why Is Milk Being Called a White Supremacist Symbol?
Although research debunks white supremacists' claims about lactose intolerance, race has long played a role in American milk-drinking.
Nepal's Comprehensive Approach to Preventing Stunting in Children
Due to malnutrition, the country once had one of the highest rates of stunted children in the world, but those numbers are falling.
Would You Really Die Without Bees to Pollinate Your Food?
What a bee-free diet might look like.
Keeping Sustainability Out of Our Dietary Guidelines
Did Big Ag’s beef-loving cowboys just lasso the 2015 Dietary Guidelines? It sure does look that way.
Are There Purely Environmental Justifications for Eating Animals?
Yes, but don’t mention them to Fido.
Dinner Kits Offer Convenience, but Are They Good for the Planet?
A slew of new dinner kits promise gourmet meals with a fraction of the effort. But at what cost?
By Fetishizing Freshness, We’re Wasting a Lot of Edible Food
On our farms, in our stores, and at our dining tables, aesthetics and efficiency are at war. Everybody loses.