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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...

Meet the $16 Fast Food Burger

Wendy’s is on pace to replace Burger King as the No. 2 hamburger chain in the U.S., and it owes much of its success to new, more upscale menu offerings like...

Food Justice in Inner-City Chicago

LaDonna Redmond considers opening an organic-food market on Chicago's South Side the act of a freedom fighter. After 10 years of having to drive across town to...

Cheese Is the Most Stolen Food on Earth

This is not gouda news for supermarkets. (Sorry.) The Center for Retail Research in Britain found that shoplifting, especially of food and grocery products, had...

A Heart-Healthier Way to Eat Fried Food?

A new study finds that consuming foods fried in olive or sunflower oils is not linked to an increased risk of heart disease or premature death. The finding seems...

Puerto Rico's Food Revival

In the 113 years since it became a U.S. territory, Puerto Rico has gone from an agrarian society, ripe with coffee and bananas, to one that imports over 80% of...

Can Joel Salatin Save America's Food?

I have a profile of the self-described "Christian-libertarian-environmentalist-capitalist-lunatic" farmer Joel Salatin in this week's TIME. Sadly it's behind the...