Farmers actually work more than hunter-gatherers, have less leisure time

Toil all day, very little pay.

Ultra-processed foods cause weight gain, over eating, according to a new study

Just because it tastes good, it doesn’t mean it’s good for you.

Eating processed food linked to eating too much and being overweight

Simple takeaway: eat less processed food.

Philadelphia’s sugary drink tax worked: one year later, consumption dropped by 38%

Moral of the story: people really don’t like taxes.

Team sequences the pan-genome of tomatoes in a bid to make them tasty again

Tastefully done.

New ‘brain training’ game could help you wean off of excess added sugar

Sweet, sweet research.

Demand for Impossible Burgers is so large that the producer can’t keep up

Chow down.

Going vegan might not be the greenest diet — but giving up meat, is

The main takeaway: eat less meat.

Plant-based diets are best for your heart

Another study supports plant-based diets.

Even moderate intake of red meat substantially increases risk of bowel cancer

Bacon is not so good for you after all.

Coffee not essential for life, Switzerland decides

Say what now?

Air pollution from corn kills thousands of people each year

Researchers are trying to map the pollution impact of all the foods we eat.

Want to fight climate change? Eat less beef and lamb, new report concludes

It’s probably not what you want to hear — but it’s what needs to be done.

Why drinking alcohol gives you the munchies

Food and alcohol may share similar circuits in the brain.

Bad diet kills 1 in 5 people worldwide — it’s even worse than smoking

Our lifestyle choices are influencing human mortality more than ever.

Sugar rushes just aren’t a thing, researchers say

Can this bitter myth just go away already?

Drinking a bottle of wine is as bad as smoking 10 cigarettes for women and 5 for men

Is it a good deal?

Milk sales drop by $1 billion, while plant-based alternatives continue to surge

Is this the post-milk generation?

Japanese committee says gene-edited foods “safe to eat”

Would you consume GMO foods?

Scientists played music to aging cheese to change its taste. Hip-hop worked the best

It’s a cheesy topic, but the results were tasty. I mean, interesting.