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Tuesday, December 03, 2019
Elephants, snakes and crocodiles? Researchers around the globe faced risky situations to gather wild relatives of key foods. That genetic pool could be vital to helping crops adapt to climate change.
Saturday, November 16, 2019
Written on four tablets, three of which date back no later than 1730 B.C., the recipes are considered to be the oldest known. And they taste pretty good, says a scholar who re-created them.
Thursday, November 14, 2019
Activists delivered a petition with 1.5 million signatures to the agency in an effort to stop a rule change that would end automatic enrollment in free school lunch for nearly 1 million kids.
Monday, October 28, 2019
A vast new analysis looked at 15 different food groups, like nuts, fish and red meat, ranking them based on how they influence health and the toll they take on the planet.
Sunday, September 22, 2019
Research shows that when you add a social component to an exercise plan, you're more likely to stick to it. That's especially true of the steps, turns, beats and fun of soul line dancing.
Friday, September 13, 2019
Experts at the Food and Drug Administration are reviewing a possible new treatment for children who are allergic to peanuts. If approved, it would be the first protective therapy against peanut allergies to gain FDA approval.
Friday, August 02, 2019
Some startups are making synthetic versions of animal proteins for use in foods from smoothies to baked goods. The goal: to reshape the food supply without the environmental footprint of livestock.
Thursday, May 16, 2019
"Landmark" study finds a highly processed diet spurred people to overeat compared with an unprocessed diet, about 500 extra calories a day. That suggests something about processing itself is at play.
Sunday, April 07, 2019
Kwame Onwuachi's new memoir, Notes From A Young Black Chef, isn't just about his rise from poverty to celebrated restaurateur. It's also a meditation on being a black man in a rarefied world.
Monday, April 01, 2019
Companies are investing millions of dollars to engineer new plant-based foods that resemble meat. Some of the most successful products are plant-based burger patties that resemble ground beef.
Friday, March 15, 2019
NPR is working on a series of stories about overcoming the biological and mental hurdles to weight loss, and we want to hear from you.
Sunday, February 10, 2019
Vegetable-based dishes may be better for the Earth but don't always sound seductive on menus. Marketers, researchers and food chains think they know how to get meat lovers to make the swap more often.
Sunday, February 03, 2019
For serious fans, it's not just bragging rights on the line: Waistlines are too. Research suggests whether our team wins or loses can alter how we enjoy food, and how much we eat, even the day after.
Monday, January 14, 2019
Creating an exercise habit doesn't mean you have to spend hours sweating on a treadmill. Start small, build up slowly and remember that all movement counts — even vacuuming, if you do it vigorously.
Saturday, November 10, 2018
Nutrition advice can be confusing. What trips you up? What are your burning questions about what to eat to stay healthy? What roadblocks keep you from doing it? Share your story with NPR.
Wednesday, July 11, 2018
As cities and companies — including Starbucks — move to oust straws in a bid to reduce pollution, people with disabilities say they're losing access to a necessary, lifesaving tool.
Saturday, June 09, 2018
Giving kids a diet varied in flavors and textures from the get-go can help them be more open to trying new foods. The problem is America's food landscape makes that ideal hard to live up to.
Thursday, May 31, 2018
Plastic straws make up an alarming percentage of waste around the world. Bon Appetit, a large food service company, announced Thursday it is banning plastic straws in all 1,000 of its cafes across the U.S.
Friday, April 20, 2018
After nearly going bankrupt, chef Tim Ma cut costs by cooking creatively with every last bit of ingredients. Some dishes born of frugality have become favorites at his acclaimed D.C. restaurant.
Friday, January 05, 2018
As past winners, including Mario Batali, face allegations of sexual harassment, judges are being asked to consider character and culture in nominating chefs and restaurants for the "Oscars of food."