Billed as a set of techniques that promise more precision, flexibility and efficiency, these new breeding technologies are fast-replacing the biotechnology used to create the first genetically engineered crops.
Ever since Selena Gomez was filmed tossing one back with “Carpool Karaoke” host James Corden, ginger shots have become the latest celebrity-driven superfood craze. Ginger shots are usually made with one to two ounces of fresh
Dietary recommendations for people with a history of cancer are essentially the same as they are for anyone seeking to optimize their health and longevity — and offer similarly profound benefits in terms of risk
The health benefits of chocolate are widely celebrated, but there’s always that pesky asterisk attached. Although chocolate contains flavonoids and other antioxidants that may benefit your heart and buoy your mood, it also can be
Although fractures due to thinning bones are rare before age 65, the risk of this common and often debilitating condition is heavily influenced by choices we make decades earlier. Each phase of life offers a
Hyponatremia is a potentially life-threatening condition that occurs when there is too little sodium in the blood. Early signs may include fatigue, headaches, confusion and nausea. If not quickly resolved, hyponatremia can lead to seizures,
Prophylactic use of antibiotics in animal feed helps livestock stay healthy and grow faster, but it also may speed the emergence of drug-resistant bacteria that, according to the Centers for Disease Control, kill 23,000 people
With approximately 300 food co-ops in the U.S. today, cooperative grocers represent fewer than 1 percent of American grocery stores. But food co-ops — which are owned and directed by customers rather than corporations —
When we say that a dessert is addictive, we usually mean it’s very delicious. To those who study the physiological and neurochemical aspects of substance abuse, however, “addictive” is a term with serious health implications.
The idea that red meat is less healthful than white meat may be generally undisputed; multiple studies link red meat consumption to increased health risks including diabetes, stroke, coronary heart disease, weight gain, certain cancers