More than a third of low- and middle-income countries face a double burden of malnutrition—simultaneous  undernutrition and overweight/obesity, the WHO reports—drawing from a 

The Americans most at risk for developing Alzheimer’s/dementia may be trying “useless” prevention methods. Poor health conditions like high blood pressure and diabetes are linked to higher risks. Many respondents reported trying prevention methods like supplements or…

Bangladesh is poised to become the first country to plant a controversial “golden rice.” It may sound magical—but it’s science. Golden rice was developed in the 90s to combat vitamin A deficiency—a common cause of blindness and increased risk for death from infectious…

The mounting humanitarian crisis in Africa’s Sahel region is going tragically unnoticed, warns the UN food agency. In Burkina Faso, Mali and Niger—already flooded with refugees from elsewhere—more than 860,000 people are internally displaced by relentless conflict, forced…

“It was like seeing the Mona Lisa for the first time at the Louvre,” gushed Lincoln Boehm, the Californian who found on a Queens sidewalk perhaps the only culinary delicacy not available to New Yorkers: an In-N-Out burger. The cult favorite find set off a viral firestorm of…

As Ramadan winds down this week, some Muslim food bloggers and dietitians are approaching the holy month of fasting with physical and mental health in mind. Maryam Jillani shares some of their insights, some tailored to young Muslims with busy routines. Sarah Zaheer Shah,…

Adding to horrific rapes and killings against Rohingya Muslims, Burma’s military has weaponized food—enforcing crippling curfews, closing off access to diet staples like rice, and restricting food aid and trade.

Nestlé’s baby formula products are lacking, well, a formula, according to an investigation into the infant milk megabrand that found inconsistencies in its products, and called on Nestlé to review its range ensure its science is up to date.

Alzheimer’s slow onset makes the devastating disease hard to track until it’s too late—but a spate of studies suggest diabetes and high blood sugar levels hint at a source.

There are ways to put waste to work. That’s essentially the premise of sanitation engineer Ashley Muspratt’s sanitation and renewable-fuel company, Pivot, which repurposes human waste in Rwanda. And she’s not alone in her thinking. More and more entrepreneurs are attempting…