More companies are giving employees food — but it’s often unhealthy

Employers should be more aware of what food they bring to the workplace.

WHO report: You should eat 25g of fiber every day — and you probably don’t

Fiber helps protect against cardiovascular disease, diabetes, and a swarm of other health issues.

Study: People most opposed to GMOs think they’re very knowledgeable — in fact, it’s the opposite

The findings are consistent with the psychology of extremism.

A look at how the world invented pizza

Grab a slice!

Photosynthesis genetic shortcut makes crops 40% more productive

This could be a game changer in the face of rising food demand.

An ancient recipe for chicken and damsons

An old, delicious recipe.

Sharing a plate helps with both love and work

“Basically, every meal that you’re eating alone is a missed opportunity to connect to someone,” the authors say.

Novel approach to identifying flavor molecules poised to make fermented goods even more delicious

Taste trumps all!

Veterinary community releases tips and tricks on how to properly feed your cat

If you own a cat, this is the paper for you.

This Halloween, do the right thing — fight food waste and eat your pumpkin

Billions of pounds of pumpkin will end up in the landfill, not on a plate.

Being hungry really does sour your mood, research reveals

Turns out “I’m hangry” is a legitimate excuse after all.

Worse foods cause higher rates of cancer, new study concludes

The connection between nutrition and the risk of cancer remains a complex and intricate topic.

Bonobo food-sharing points to evolutionary origin of human generosity

Generosity helped our species thrive — but we are not alone in the animal kingdom.

Low-carb diets may be cutting years off your life, new study says

Low-carb diets endorsed by any celebrities might cause you to die earlier.

Ancient pottery portrays perilous path for agriculture under climate change

Don’t scrub your pots too hard — you’re destroying precious climate evidence!

If the whole world ate like America, we wouldn’t have enough land in the world

We need to be more responsible — starting from our plates.

Roman fish salting workshops reveal two whale species lost from the Mediterranean

The discovery stands to change our understanding of the Roman fishing industry and the history of two endangered whale species.

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

Now you know exactly what your purchases do.

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

Good luck to all Ashvillans!

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

Put down that burger and that soda!