More Californians than ever are obese, according to a new report by the UCLA Center for Health Policy Research.
In the insect brain, dopamine-releasing nerve cells are crucial to the formation of both punished, rewarded memories
Children quickly learn to avoid negative situations and seek positive ones. But humans are not the only species capable of remembering positive and negative events; even the small brain of a fruit fly has ...
A 30-year-old Western Australian man has become the second ever in the world to be diagnosed with a Chlorella wound infection.
As the world struggles with a growing obesity epidemic, Slow Food gurus from the US and Australia are urging international campaigners gathered in Italy to join a revolution in the way children eat.
In the United States and other industrialized nations, consumption of fresh fruits and vegetables is considered a key component of a healthy diet.
Short version: You can use water to wash off your fruits and veggies – but it may not make a big difference, in terms of food safety.
(HealthDay)—Exercise and fresh food are among the benefits of gardening, but there are also potential hazards that you can take steps to avoid, the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says.
(HealthDay)—Clipping coupons to trim your food budget might be bad for your waistline and your health, a new study suggests.
Farmers' markets located in urban areas may not contribute positively to nutrition or health according to researchers at Albert Einstein College of Medicine of Yeshiva University and Montefiore Medical Center. Their study, ...
Researchers from Deakin University's Centre for Physical Activity and Nutrition Research (C-PAN) have highlighted the importance of lower prices as a mechanism to promote the purchase and consumption of fruit and vegetables, ...
(AP)—Rickey Dorsey knows he doesn't have the best diet, and he's taking a class in African cooking in hope of making improvements.
By studying the molecular mechanism of food nutrients from a Mediterranean diet in an elderly population, scientists hope to help countering their physical and mental decline.
High prices for fresh fruits and vegetables are associated with higher Body Mass Index (BMI) in young children in low- and middle-income households, according to American University researchers in the journal Pediatrics.
Providing subsidised fruit and vegetable scheme to low-income Indigenous families in northern New South Wales improves children's health and significantly reduces antibiotic use, a new study has found.
New research suggests that increasing the availability of lower grade fresh fruit and vegetables may not be the answer to increasing its consumption.