Palm oil can mean steady, consistent income for farmers in the developing world, but it can also means environmental degradation and other abuses. As palm oil expands in Latin America, can it take a different course?
Americans eat far less seafood than they do meat, but there's still a long way to go before they chow down on salmon and shrimp in a truly ethical and sustainable manner. Author Paul Greenberg offers facts and tips for making your daily catch a little greener.
Coffee is a crucial part of many morning routines. If it's part of your morning routine, be glad. New research suggests that coffee, in fairly large quantities, actually presents significant health benefits.
For people with celiac disease, a gluten-free diet isn't just a lifestyle — it’s the only cure. But what if gluten could be disarmed, making it safe for celiac patients to enjoy bread, pasta and pizza? A scientist in Italy claims to have done just that.
We like to know where our food comes from these days, but few people know where the words and names for those foods actually come from. Knowing the origins of those words can show eaters the history and travels of their favorite dishes.