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Why You Crave Junk Food When You’re Sleepy

Next time you order a pepperoni pizza late at night don’t blame your stomach. Blame your sleep-deprived brain. Junk food is more appealing to people who are...

9-Year-Old Food Blogger Takes on School Lunch

Martha Payne, age 9, was dissatisfied with the lunches served by her primary school in Scotland, so she began documenting her school meals online — with photos...

Many Food Industry Workers Barely Getting By

There’s a disturbing irony within the food industry: Many of its employees rely on food stamps. The food sector accounts for 13% of our nation’s gross domestic...

Reading While Eating for May 22: Food for Thought

What’s better than bacon? Bacon cooked like this. (The Daily Wh.at) Name all 9 major U.S. sports teams that don’t end in ‘s’: You have three minutes. (Mental...

Brain Food: Berries Can Slow Cognitive Decline

Its spring, which means it’s the season for fresh, juicy berries. And that’s good news for your brain. Researchers report in the journal Annals of Neurology that...

Mom Always Said It Was Brain Food

Can fish oil help curb the epidemic of military suicides? That's the startling finding in a new study just published in the Journal of Clinical Psychiatry. It...

Food Fights.

It's a historical truth that when food prices rise, conflict increases. So it's no wonder that the spike in the cost of agricultural commodities in recent months...