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.

Researchers hack plants to use less water so we don’t starve when climate change hits hard

These plants will drink responsibly — whether they want it or not!

New research produces a viable, biodegradable alternative to plastic

This might help us clamp down on plastic pollution.

Why drinking alcohol gives you the munchies

Food and alcohol may share similar circuits in the brain.

New method spots counterfeit food and medicine for cheap, by filming how it freezes

Be sure to post it on Instagram, too! #lunch #realfood

Write it when you bite it: logging food for just 15 minutes a day may be the most effective weight loss hack

Nobody likes keeping track of the food they ate but it doesn’t a lot of time at all and the results speak for themselves.

Neanderthal diet revolved around meat, new study finds

Caveburgers, anyone?

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.