CRISPR gene editing might cause cancer — but scientists say we shouldn’t panic

Scientists say that media reactions so far have been exaggerated.

Children in England are simply eating too much sugar

Put the cake down, Karen. Have an apple instead.

Why we can’t resist donuts — our brain is wired to love fats and carbs together

The only natural food high both in carbs and food is breast milk.

“Surgery in a pill” mimics weight loss benefits of gastric band or bypass surgery

The amazing treatment could help thousands battling obesity and diabetes.

Prescribing fruits and veggies to children has lasting positive effects

What do you think about this idea?

American toddlers are consuming more added sugar than the recommended daily intake for adults

Parents should add fresh fruits and vegetables to their kids’ diets instead.

New study shows what being “hangry” really means

Hunger + Anger = Hanger. Which is not pleasant for anyone.

A flurry of new studies finds being a vegetarian is good for you

Convince me otherwise!

Study weighs environmental costs of producing animal proteins so you know what to buy

Now you know exactly what your purchases do.

Office food might be making you fat and unhealthy, large study concludes

“Our results suggest that the foods people get from work do not align well with the recommendations in the Dietary Guidelines for Americans,” the authors note.

Mangoes may improve your cardiovascular and gut health, new study shows

When the doctors say you should eat delicious fruit… you probably should.

How Millennials are changing the face of the food industry

It’s not all avocado and chia seeds.

Dogs like fatty food but cats prefer carbs

The findings could improve pet food.

Asheville officially issues the first city-wide vegan challenge in the US

Good luck to all Ashvillans!

More bang for your cup: new algorithm determines ideal caffeine intake for the best results

Give me coffee or heads will roll.

Weight gain is mostly controlled by what you eat — not genetics

This is good news, because it means we can change things.

Over 4% of English children are obese by the time they’re 11

Put down that burger and that soda!

Greenland, Faroe Islands to stop commercial fishing of wild salmon for 12 years

The deal was made possible by the efforts of the Atlantic Salmon Federation and North Atlantic Salmon Fund.

Most popular vitamin and mineral supplements provide no health benefit

Instead of dietary supplements, focus on a healthy diet, researchers say.

Help win the war (for our planet) by planting a Climate Victory Garden

Fighting climate change is as easy as growing some food!