Hint: It's not really a food at all.
Many factors influence food preferences, including age, genetics and environment. We each live in our own sensory world and no two people will have the same experience while eating.
The E numbers in food make bread softer and ice-cream silkier. But there is growing concern about how they might affect our microbiome.
Artificial sweeteners, used to replace sugar in a vast range of products, do not help in losing weight and can have serious health effects, according to the World Health Organization.
It’s never too early or late to use nutrition to improve brain health. From iodine intake to avoiding ultra-processed foods, here’s what to bear in mind.
These findings shed a new light on our understanding of people’s food choices. If you understand why you don’t like certain foods it may help you improve the way you cook or prepare them.
What we eat plays a significant role in our overall health, especially brain health - here are three easy ways to sub out dietary junk in favour of healthier alternatives for your brain.
The number of soft drink cravings predicted the total amount of soft drink drunk, with cravings triggered by a number of factors beyond thirst.
Certain ultra-processed foods, such as candy, pastries and frozen desserts, may be "gateway" foods for adolescents, leading them to eat higher quantities of other unhealthy foods, according to new research.
A series of studies have found that improving prisoners’ nutrition reduces incidents of violence by, on average, 30 per cent.
Could COVID be causing parosmia—a symptom where people experience strange and often unpleasant smell distortions?
The “Western diet” which consists of calorie-dense, ultra-processed foods and is low in fruits, vegetables and other plant-foods, has been linked to higher levels of inflammation.
Titanium dioxide is used to make toothpaste brighter and whiter; and it is also used to colour paint, paper, cosmetics, pills and food, where it is known as E171. In fact, TiO2 is everywhere. It has been around for a century, and until recently was considered inert and safe.
New research finds caffeine consumed during pregnancy can change important brain pathways that could lead to behavioral problems later in life.
The public need to be more aware of the essential role of iodine in the diet, particularly pregnant women and those of child bearing age.
Behavioral tests on mice showed that hydrogen sulphide improved cognitive and motor function by 50 per cent compared with mice that did not receive the injections of NaGYY.
More than two-thirds of all packaged foods contain added sweeteners. Why does that matter? Research has found links between kids' high-sugar diets and problems with sleep, learning and emotional health, not to mention serious conditions like diabetes and fatty liver disease.
The first U.S. government dietary guidelines for infants and toddlers recommend feeding only breast milk for at least six months and no added sugar for children under age 2.
The discovery of a specialized gut-brain circuit offers new insight into the way the brain and body evolved to seek out sugar. By laying the foundation for new ways to modify this circuit, this research offers promising new paths to reducing sugar over-consumption.
Plant-based diets have been widely promoted for cardiovascular disease (CVD) risk reduction, but not all kinds of plant-based diets are healthy, according to a Greece-based study