Food & Nutrition

Those delightful calories we swallow are broken down as we chew them up, further dissolved with acids in the stomach, which then releases them to our intestinal tract, where we absorb the nutrients and send the rest to our microbiome.

When we argue over genetically engineered crops and pesticides in the developed world, the outcome of the debate doesn't determine whether or not we go hungry.

“Stay out of the middle of the supermarket; shop on the perimeter of the store. Real food tends to be on the outer edge of the store….” Michael Pollan

As a physician, I was often recruited by the spouse of one of my patients to tell them to stop eating some forbidden delight, like ice cream.

If you're worried about never-ending wars, crippling national debt, poverty, disease, social unrest, or even really bad stomach aches, the anti-GMO movement is here to tell you about another troubling threat: ice cream made in

For years, the New York Times attacked crop biotechnology on the grounds that it was a corporate ploy hatched by Monsanto to take over the food supply.

“Vitamin A deficiency [VAD] is the leading cause of preventable blindness in children worldwide,” the American Academy of Ophthalmology noted last year.

Social media has fundamentally changed how we communicate with each other.