A study looked at the possible outcome if all the birds, insects, and other creatures that pollinate food crops were to disappear. The prediction? People could face a sharp increase in malnutrition, disease, and death.
Coca-Cola is teaming up with researchers and is giving financial support to a new organization that promotes the message that Americans fixate too much on what and how much they are eating rather than on exercise.
Although white carbs such as rice and bread make a filling component of any meal, they are not good for the body when consumed excessively. In a recent study among post-menopausal women, these types of carbohydrates can actually increase the risk of depression
A toxic algae bloom in the Pacific Ocean now stretches from California to Alaska, threatening fisheries and tourism. The algae bloom is growing because of warmer than usual temperatures in the Pacific Ocean.
The FDA has proposed that companies state the amount of added sugar in their products as a percentage of the recommended daily calorie intake. This information would be part of the Nutrition Facts label on food packaging.