Health

Taste is key in promoting insect-based food

A new study finds that promoting insect-based food as pleasurable, rather than healthy or environmentally friendly, could be the most effective marketing strategy for these currently taboo or unappealing foods. Published ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN adopts declaration on anti-microbial resistance

World leaders approved a wide-ranging declaration Wednesday aimed at addressing the rising number of drug-resistant infections—something the World Health Organization says has the potential to kill millions and undermine ...

Diseases, Conditions, Syndromes

UN mobilizes to stop super-bugs

The United Nations on Wednesday launched a global effort to fight so-called super-bugs that resist antibiotics, warning of a mounting death toll without more research.

Health

Gut reaction: Morality in food choice

We've all heard the saying, "you are what you eat." It turns out the old adage might be true on more than just a physical level. The food you choose may also reflect your personal ethics.

Health

New research questions how fat influences flavor perception

A joint study carried out by The University of Nottingham and the multinational food company Unilever has found for the first time that fat in food can reduce activity in several areas of the brain which are responsible for ...