Grasshoppers, silkworms, giant cicadas are a good source of antioxidants — if you eat them

“In the future, we might also adapt dietary regimens for insect rearing in order to increase their antioxidant content for animal or human consumption,” say the authors.

The hunger hormone is involved in episodic memory in rats, new research finds

Rats with artificially-reduced ghrelin signaling showed impaired performance in an episodic memory task.

The brain rewards new information like it does food, money, or drugs

A new study explains our tendency to overconsume digital information whether its social media or clickbait.

Skinny seals and hungry cod point to trouble in the Baltic Sea

They’re running out of food — and climate change seems to be involved.

Researchers develop recyclable films for food packaging

This is not only sustainable and recyclable but also cost-effective

Eating while standing makes food taste worse

Eating while standing can be uncomfortable, distracting our attention from the enjoyment of food.

Global food production is already being impacted by climate change, paper reports

There’s been a 1% decline in the quantity of consumable food calories produced by the world’s top 10 crops.

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.