Brian Wansink and his colleagues at the Food and Lab Brand of Cornell University were exposed to have manipulated data in many of their research on food and eating conduct. The controversies prompted Wansink to recall six of his research studies.
Public Health March 1, 2018
Amid plans to send humans to planet Mars, researchers have shown the possibility of using human waste to provide nutrients for astronauts on deep-space mission. The process involves use of bacteria and anaerobic digestion.
Space January 28, 2018
Potassium-rich foods such as bananas and avocados can help protect against heart disease, a study reveals. What are some other examples of food that contain high amounts of potassium?
Public Health October 9, 2017
Macaroni and cheese powder may contain harmful phthalates that have been banned in baby products, but potentially toxic ingredients are also present in other popular food products. Here are some of them.
Public Health July 15, 2017
Eating French fries and other fried potatoes twice per week can raise the risk of early death. What other popular food can increase a person's likelihood of dying early?
Healthy Living/Wellness June 16, 2017
In an experiment conducted at a university cafeteria, psychologists found a way to nudge people to eat more healthy food. The clever trick involves giving vegetables fancy names.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 13, 2017
Facebook has just added a feature that’ll let its users order food directly from its site or mobile app. The whole process is easy, seeing as how everything is handled without ever having to leave Facebook.
Apps/Software May 21, 2017
A weight loss article published by Cosmopolitan magazine has drawn the flak of readers. The real secret of reducing weight 'without a single session at the gym' turned out to be the case of a woman having lost weight because of cancer.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 12, 2017
Consumers have found frogs, bats, and even live spiders in store-bought salads, vegetables, and fruits. A food safety specialist explained how these small animals likely ended up in these packaged food.
Public Health April 10, 2017
OK Foods recalled nearly 1 million pounds of breaded chicken because of metal discovered inside the meat. Here are other cases of foreign objects in food that prompted recalls.
Public Health March 26, 2017
Users can easily count calories using this bot called Forksy, which allows users to text exactly what they ate to make logging simpler than ever.
Internet March 13, 2017
Calorie Mama is the calorie tracking app that has users taking pictures of their meals to easily log them.
Apps/Software March 8, 2017
A diet comprising too much processed meat, red meat, salt, and sugary drinks and not enough nuts, fruits, and vegetables has been associated with deaths from diabetes, stroke, and heart disease, research finds.
Public Health March 8, 2017
Subway disputes reports by Canadian TV show 'Marketplace' that its products are only 50 percent chicken. The company executive fired back saying the allegation is '100 percent wrong.'
Public Health March 4, 2017
Are you an early morning riser or do you stay up late at night? A new study suggests what time you wake up or sleep may influence your food choices.
Healthy Living/Wellness February 24, 2017
A new game called ‘EatMessage’ launched in the iMessage App Store that uses augmented reality to have the player’s selfie dodging and eating emojis.
Apps/Software February 16, 2017
Domino’s is letting customers celebrate love at first slice by creating a wedding registry with the pizza chain.
Life & Style February 10, 2017
A recent study conducted by the University of Manchester and National Institutes of Health showed that proper chewing of food can activate T helper 17 cells in the mouth. The study has been published in the journal 'Immunity.'
Healthy Living/Wellness January 21, 2017
Going vegetarian will be trendy in 2017. Increasing demand for meat-free food, lower prices for plant-based food and the rapid growth of home-delivery food ventures seem to augment the popularity of vegetarian food, soups and dairy-based products.
Healthy Living/Wellness December 19, 2016
A dental plaque from the molars of a 1.2 million-year old hominin in Spain revealed that the earliest human species in Europe did not use fire to cook their food. What did they eat?
Ancient December 16, 2016
Netflix released two new recipe videos that feature meals themed after ‘Stranger Things’ to serve at your Halloween party.
Movies/TV Shows October 21, 2016
Candy company Mars Chocolate announced the spring release of a new flavor, creamy and smooth caramel M&M's.
Life & Style October 18, 2016
Geotagged tweets from more than 603,000 users revealed that pizza and beer made it to the list of most popular foods on Twitter. What's the most tweeted-about food in the United States?
Healthy Living/Wellness October 18, 2016
Zume Pizza launched the first-of-its-kind Food Delivery Vehicle service that has robots working alongside humans. The robots are tasked to prepare pizzas that continue baking on the vehicles en route to the customer.
Business Tech September 29, 2016
Fans of FOX series can enter to win free food delivered to their door to celebrate the premieres and returns of shows on the network all week thanks to this contest with Fooji.
Culture September 19, 2016
Researchers from Rutgers University found that there is no truth behind the 'five-second rule,' and bacteria can get on food instantly after falling to the ground.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 16, 2016
How do you prepare your meals? A new study in New York City suggests that the way you cook food can affect your risk of developing type 2 diabetes.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 4, 2016
With workers protesting for an increase in minimum wage to $15, and companies unwilling to play nice, we could see a world where fast food restaurants have been taken over by robot employees instead of human.
Robotics August 30, 2016
Xavier University teamed up with the company Paline to have its Pizza ATM vending machine open on campus.
Life & Style August 5, 2016
Sriracha is now on the menu for McDonald’s with its new Signature Sriracha sandwich that comes in a beef patty or chicken option, but it is only available for a limited-time in two states.
Life & Style July 6, 2016
Many children do not like to eat vegetables. A study involving elementary school students revealed how to get kids to make healthier food choices.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 6, 2016
Genetically modified food has been declared safe for human consumption, but not everyone is convinced, including Greenpeace. Now, more than 100 Nobel laureates are urging the environmental organization to halt its anti-GMO campaign.
Earth/Environment July 6, 2016
Parents don't realize they are overfeeding their children with adult-sized meal portions and too many snacks, a new study finds. This further fuels the obesity epidemic, including child obesity.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 2016
Is eating pasta a big no-no for people who want to lose weight? A new study by Italian researchers found that there is no link between pasta and weight gain.
Healthy Living/Wellness July 5, 2016
The FDA wants you to stop nibbling on raw cookie dough. The rough ordeal may be linked to a recent outbreak of a sickening bacteria.
Public Health July 1, 2016
A new study found that a plant-based diet significantly slashed the risk for type 2 diabetes. This makes the case for increased consumption of fruits and vegetables, nuts and seeds and other plant-based food sources.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 17, 2016
Starbucks released new items as part of its Sunset Menu available after 3 p.m., which includes the new shaved ice drink called Granitas.
Life & Style June 15, 2016
Black charcoal ice cream is the latest summer snack that is trending on Instagram, but is the main ingredient really healthy enough to eat?
Life & Style June 6, 2016
This video series called #Superhands features recipe videos with our favorite superheroes showing off their powers in the kitchen.
Life & Style May 28, 2016
After two long decades, updated nutrition labels are coming to prepackaged foods in the United States. What do these changes mean for the average consumer?
Public Health May 22, 2016
Despite fears over the health effects of genetically modified food, an analysis of nearly 900 studies found GM crops are safe. The study also revealed the benefits of GM crops on human health and the environment.
Public Health May 18, 2016
Line begins offering delivery services in Thailand.
Apps/Software May 16, 2016
Amazon will reportedly soon sell its own private-label groceries.
Internet May 16, 2016
Shake Shack reported strong first quarter sales, thanks to their chicken sandwich. The Chick'n Shack sandwich is available as a limited time offering from the famous New York burger chain.
Business Tech May 13, 2016
Flatev will make tortillas with organic ingredients in just about a minute so that foodies can enjoy fresh and fast Mexican food at home.
Life & Style May 12, 2016