Food & Nutrition

In a nod to science, Newsweek reported that there might be genetic underpinnings to obesity.

PILGRIMS were well acquainted with turkeys. Conquistadors captured them 200 years earlier and brought them home as royal treasures.

With the holiday season fast approaching, inevitably we will succumb to reckless dietary choices because, what the hey, we have been good the rest of the year, right?

Apparently little attention has been paid to the risk of knee dislocation and vascular damage in obese and morbidly obese people, according to Dr. Christopher T. Born from the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and colleagues.

We've been praising the development of Golden Rice, genetically engineered to contain the vitamin A precursor beta-carotene, for years.

From the same dataset that brought you the information that vegetarian mothers create drug-addled children, we learn that vegetarian men are more depressed tha

Since raw foods have become a fad, some have queried the value of cooking foods. But nutritionists have understood for years that how foods are prepared can affect the absorption of nutrients.

It’s a common complaint — How do you know what to eat when first a food is virtually poisonous, and then a couple of years later, no, it’s ok?

Sure, everyone ‘knows’ what vitamins are — they’re those substances in the pills you take with OJ every morning, and if you don’t, you’ll get sick.

The kettlebell. 

You know what this is, and what it does. Of course, right?