Heavy meat consumption not only may cause health complications; it also takes an unhealthy toll on the planet. At the Eat Food Forum, the Eat Foundation’s annual gathering in Sweden, Johan Rockström, executive director of the Stockholm Resilience Center, warned that the…

Italy is ranked the healthiest nation in the world by the Bloomberg Global Health Index. Despite a sluggish economy with high debt and slow growth, Italy edged out 163 other developed countries for high life expectancy and a healthy population.   Italians—whose…

Overcrowded living conditions may have contributed to a spike in TB cases in the Inuit village of Nunavick, Quebec, a new study has found.  

Writer Peter Bowes reports his experiences on an experimental Fast-Mimicking Diet that, according to researchers, kick starts a regenerative process that will guard against disease and slow ageing. The diet involves his reducing calories by up to 2/3, over 5 consecutive…

Shifting away from meat-based diets on a global scale could reduce between 6 and 10% of mortality, even as it also cuts out 29 to 70% of greenhouse gas emissions linked to food by the year 2050, according to a striking new study in PNAS. The Oxford University researchers…