Health | Nation | Food | EnvironmentNPR | April 10, 2015 12:57 p.m.
Each year, millions of pounds of Mexican produce are rejected just past the border even though they're tasty and edible. Instead of the landfill, they're now going to needy families across the U.S.
Here's a mystery: Hypertension, which is tied to salt intake, is more prevalent in the South. Researchers had a hunch that Southerners were eating more salty packaged foods, so they went gumshoeing.
Many have dreamed of taxing Cheetos and soda. The Navajo Nation is now doing both. The first-in-the U.S. tax measure aims to raise revenue for health programs and make wholesome food more affordable.
Health | Nation | Business | Food | TechnologyNPR | March 27, 2015 12:49 p.m.
You might not see health inspection information until you're opening a restaurant's door. But if you're in New York and several other cities, you'll see it when you check out an eatery's Yelp page.
For the first time, scientists have estimated how much antibiotics livestock consume globally — and how fast consumption is growing. Which country uses the most drugs on farms?
Health | Nation | Science | Food | EnvironmentNPR | March 19, 2015 3:24 p.m.
With a little help, scientists say that seaweed growing along the Maine and New Hampshire coasts could become the "kale of the sea." The first step is teaching chefs and consumers how to enjoy it.
Concoctions that seem to break caloric records are a central part of the rodeo food experience. If you're going to indulge, a Texas dietician offers tips to help keep you from popping a belt buckle.
Health | Science | Entertainment | Food | ArtsNPR | March 18, 2015 6:58 a.m.
Women who cooked the meals they saw prepared on television weighed more, on average, than those who simply watched, a study shows. The findings challenge the notion that home cooking is always best.
In Shrinks, Dr. Jeffrey Lieberman looks at the development of what he himself calls the most distrusted, feared and denigrated of all medical specialties.
A survey found that 36 percent of U.S. public schools bought food from local farmers during the 2011-12 and 2012-13 school years. A greater number of schools served no local food at all.