A new study says that obese population worldwide rose to 641 million in 2014, a sharp rise from the 105 million obese people reported 40 years ago.
As a group, food and vegetables from abroad are the items most frequently denied entry by the FDA. The most common reason for fruits' rejection is "filth", while vegetable are most likely to be denied due to unacceptable pesticide residue levels.
Environmental Defence, a Canadian-based group, says 18 out of 21 cans still contain the chemical BPA.
Counterfeit goods that include monkey meat, dead insects and sugar laced with fertilizer are among the illicit food and drink items seized by Interpol, Europol and multinational enforcement agencies. It is said to be the biggest global crackdown to date with more than 10,000 of these potentially dangerous goods confiscated.
A recent study points to pulses being a possible solution to long term weight management. And it shows that pulses can lower bad cholesterol as well.
Watch out McDonalds. Chipotle enters the burger market with its own burger chain named Better Burger.
Burger lover better get their taste buds ready for this super hot and spicy "Angriest Whopper". Red buns infused with hot sauce, jalapenos and the spicy angry sauce might be a challenge indeed.
Studies have shown that eating with a loud music tends to make one chew faster, increasing one's consumption unintentionally. Check out these scientifically-proven scenarious and their effect on one's appetite.
Due to increased competition, Dunkin' Donuts CEO's 2015 compensation is reduced to almost half of what he receive the previous year.
After Premier showed a spectacular first quarter performance this year, McCormick expressed renewed interest in acquiring the British food company, even hinting of increasing its previously rejected $700 million offer.
A new research shows that increasing vitamin C in one's diet could halt cataract progression. However, vitamin C from supplements does not have an effect on the condition
Apple figured out a way to reduce the negative effects of backlit screens during nighttime usage. A new setting named Night Shift significantly reduces blue light, the main factor that affects nighttime melatonin release.
McDonalds joins rivals in the app-based ordering game. Tests mobile-ordering platform in response to Starbucks' and Dunkin's apps.
FDA will move the implementation of the calorie labeling on menu items next year as it is still finalizing guideline for retailers.
It seems some vegetables are almost immune to clingy viruses that a simple rinse or two would be sufficient to remove them. This characteristic makes them less likely to be contaminated, a fact that could be used in the fight against foodborne illnesses.
Everyone wants to sleep well at night, but it seems that so few of us actually understand the correlation between what we eat and how we sleep. While we understand that getting a great night of sleep on a regular basis is essential for good health, it is another thing entirely to understand how we can actually get to that point.
We constantly hear how diet influences our health, after all, we know that eating too much of the wrong type of food can make you overweight and lead to you developing dangerous diseases like diabetes and heart disease.
Instagram fame has become all the rage in the last few years, not just for the amount of attention and recognition that a bustling page can offer, but also the opportunity to make some cash on the side as an influencer. Instagram has changed a lot since its debut in 2010, but as of today, it’s one of the most widely-used apps on both the Android and iTunes stores. Whether you’re a business owner looking to boost your sales and expand your reach or an Instagrammer looking to cement your place among the app’s biggest names, this guide is for you. Keep reading to learn how to attract more followers to your Instagram page.
Finding new restaurants to eat at while on vacation doesn't need to be a stressful experience. With a little research, making the most of your surroundings, and some help from the locals, you can have a culinary experience that enhances the whole trip.
It's absolutely and insanely expensive, so never mind. You would probably think like this when somebody invited you to spend a weekend in a wine region. Perhaps you presume that wines are expensive, so as its origin, right? That makes sense. But you, my friend, should know that there is a way to enjoy and explore the valley on a dime.
Cardamom is a spice made from the seed pods of a tropical plant related to ginger and is one of the world's most expensive spices. It is local to India and Sri Lanka but is now also harvested in Cambodia, Guatemala, Indonesia, Mexico, and Vietnam.