Anti-nutrients naturally occur in food and can block the amount of other nutrients available for your body to use. But their effects aren't all bad, which is why they're undergoing an image makeover.
Jan. 12, 2021 • ~8 min
Your local ducks (and other wild birds) will thank you.
Jan. 5, 2021 • ~6 min
There are some factors you can't change about your metabolism. But there are things you can do to influence how much energy your body uses over the course of the day.
Dec. 28, 2020 • ~8 min
The boxes and bags people get from food pantries contain healthier food than you might suspect.
Dec. 17, 2020 • ~6 min
Fish farms feed millions of people around the world, but they also consume a lot of fish that are dried or ground up to make aquafeed. Researchers are developing more sustainable alternatives.
Dec. 14, 2020 • ~7 min
People worried about gaining weight over the holidays may try to estimate how many calories are in the foods they put on their plates. But it's not as easy as it looks.
Dec. 10, 2020 • ~6 min
Returning the 'three sisters' – corn, beans and squash – to Native American farms nourishes people, land and cultures
For centuries Native Americans intercropped corn, beans and squash because the plants thrived together. A new initiative is measuring health and social benefits from reuniting the "three sisters."
Nov. 20, 2020 • ~9 min
The oils in fish are excellent buffers against disease. Why don't we eat more fish?
Nov. 12, 2020 • ~5 min
Many of us don't get an adequate amount of nutrients.
Sept. 17, 2020 • ~7 min
The constraints of COVID-19 can act as a catalyst to eat more thoughtfully and, perhaps, eat better.
Aug. 7, 2020 • ~8 min