Back to the Grind--Sara Dickerman responds to the black-pepper enthusiasts.



Why women need fat--Evolution shows that women's dieting beliefs aren't just unrealistic -- they're unnatural. An expert explains

What we eat is bumming us out, new book says--'The Happiness Diet' explores the link between food and mood

Why people with a sweet tooth are just generally sweeter people

There’s the Wrong Way and Jacques Pépin’s Way

What kind of bottled water tastes the best?

Are all artificial sweeteners equal?

10 Crazy Science Experiments That Wound Up In Your Kitchen


Unsavory Culinary Elitism: Could have students learn who the people are and what their shows are like


A vegetarian's guide to talking to carnivores--Updated: If you decide to quit eating meat, you'll need to brace yourself for these absurd arguments

As Chinese Visit Taiwan, the Cultural Influence Is Subdued

How the hot dog became the most American food--Served everywhere from Coney Island to the FDR White House, the wiener has come to symbolize our way of life

Our favorite summer foods, explained

Can a redesign make us eat better? A look at the creative process behind the colorful new FDA nutrition labels

Eggs, two meals a day -- I'd finally learned to embrace this cheap protein. Then my mother-in-law brought us seven cartons of them

The disappearing fish we should worry about -- How Virginia's permissive legislation is destroying the menhaden -- and the Atlantic's ecosystem

How Chocolate Can Help Your Workout

The Doctor and the Pomegranate: Antioxidants don't work, but no one wants to hear it.

Go Ahead, Eat Chocolate for Breakfast: Why the lawsuit against Nutella is bunk.

Some Researchers Say Coffee Is Good for You; Others Say It's Bad. Who's Right?

Bad Food? Tax It, and Subsidize Vegetables

Still Counting Calories? Your Weight-Loss Plan May Be Outdated

Now you can buy groceries using augmented reality, in South Korean subway stations

Diet sodas don't help with dieting

Urinating chimp uses awesomely disgusting strategy to get a snack

How Sugar Affects Your Brain and Body

Sugar may be sapping your memory

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