What is ultra-processed food?

Ultra-processed food can become the go-to diet for people on the run, as they sacrifice nutrition for convenience.

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

Food texture key to eating habits in children with Down syndrome

Children with Down syndrome prefer food with a crispy, oily mouthfeel and don't like brittle or gooey foods. But those preferences can lead to a less nutritious diet, according to Washington State University research published ...


France to ban food additive E171 from next year

France will ban the use of a widely used food additive from 2020, its economy and environment ministries said Wednesday, after studies pointed to potential health risks for consumers.


Q and A: Is a lectin-free diet beneficial?

DEAR MAYO CLINIC: A friend of mine continues to speak highly about the health benefits of a diet where people eliminate lectins. She says it helped her lose weight and reduced her arthritis pain. What are lectins, and can ...

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