A new study found that the number of children born with a peanut allergy has increased in the past decades. In 2008, one in 70 children has peanut allergy compared to one in 250 back in 1997.
Public Health October 29, 2018
Diet fads come and go, but some leave a lasting impact. Recommended by prominent people in the entertainment industry such as Halle Berry, the ketogenic diet has catapulted into one of the most famous ways to lose weight.
Healthy Living/Wellness September 20, 2018
Researchers from MIT have figured out a way to break a dry spaghetti into just two pieces. The unique study was published online in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences of the United States of America.
Life & Style August 15, 2018
Most parents have trouble forcing their children to eat certain types of food. However, a new study says that picky eaters shouldn’t be pressured to eat what they don’t want.
Healthy Living/Wellness August 1, 2018
A bride is suing the catering company that served food at her wedding in 2015. The woman claimed at least 100 of her guests became violently ill and 22 of them had to be hospitalized.
Public Health July 13, 2018
A new study found that people actually had a better and more immersive experience eating popcorn with chopsticks. The findings highlighted that novel ways of eating food is likely to improve regular meals.
June 28, 2018
New research says people are bad at guessing the caloric content of foods high in both fats and carbs. It also suggests people are willing to pay more for them, even those who don’t like eating fatty and carb-rich foods.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 15, 2018
American employees tend to consume office food that are high in calories and not aligned with dietary recommendations. Here are ways to avoid unhealthy food at work, including the sweet treats and cakes served on birthdays.
Healthy Living/Wellness June 12, 2018
Is a hot dog a healthier option than a hamburger? Experts have broken down the number of calories and sodium in each of these summer classic foods and the answer may be surprising.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 29, 2018
A team of researchers claimed to have discovered a fossil leaf that is from the same plant family as sweet potatoes in Asia. The team suggested that sweet potatoes may not be from America after all.
Healthy Living/Wellness May 24, 2018
GMO products will now get labels indicating as such. The Department of Agriculture has now submitted guidelines on proper GMO labeling, and one of the solutions is to refer to GMO products as ‘bioengineered.’
Healthy Living/Wellness May 14, 2018
The FDA has been testing samples of food products sold in the United States for residues of glyphosate. Internal e-mails revealed the weed killer was found in nearly every food sample tested.
Public Health May 1, 2018
Healthy diets were correlated with food waste and environmental issues, according to a study conducted by researchers at USDA’s Agricultural Research Service, University of Vermont, and the University of New Hampshire.
Healthy Living/Wellness April 23, 2018
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