The food industry is likely to find a receptive Congress come January in its fight against mandatory labeling of genetically modified foods.
The brain responds differently to two kinds of sugar, according to a report today at the American College of Neuropsychopharmacology annual meeting in Phoenix Arizona. The study suggests that fructose heightens ...
The parents of an Ohio teen who died from an overdose of caffeine powder are urging federal regulators to ban sales of the stimulant, saying that children must be protected from a highly potent substance.
Glucose is a component of carbohydrates, and the main energy source used by brain cells.
The Archbishop of Canterbury was launching a report Monday urging Britain's government to do more to eliminate hunger among people who struggle to afford food.
About one-third of children are now overweight or obese in New Zealand and public pressure is needed to change food and health policies to counter this, according to researchers at the University of Auckland.
Several states and cities have and continue to propose a tax on soft drinks in an effort to curb obesity. In November, voters in Berkeley, California, were the first to approve such a tax. But Iowa State ...
People who know that certain foods are bad for them still respond positively when confronted by a picture of a burger, fries and soda, according to a University of California, Davis, study.
In Europe, the population is ageing. In 2010, about 17% of the population were 65 or older. This number is projected to increase to 30% of the population by 2060. New services are already available to meet ...
A panel of experts convened by US health regulators failed Wednesday to recommend whether a lifetime ban should be lifted on gay men donating blood, following two days of heated deliberations.
Potato and rapeseed industry produce vast amounts of protein-rich by-products, which could be utilized in the production of high-quality foodstuffs.
A US ban on blood donations by gays could be eased after 31 years, depending on the decision of a Food and Drug Administration advisory committee that began two days of meetings Tuesday.
Whereas most adults are members of the Clean Plate Club, they eat an average of about 90% of the food they serve themselves, this is not true for children.
(HealthDay)—Getting kids involved in the kitchen, through cooking classes or at home, may make them more likely to choose healthy foods, according to a recent review.
A recent study by Professor Monique Raats of the University of Surrey's Food, Consumer Behaviour and Health Research Centre, in conjunction with the European Food Information Council (EUFIC) in Brussels, has shown that consumers ...