JASON HELVENSTON was at work on his second crop, spreading compost to fertilize the carrots, bok choy, kale and dozens of other vegetables he grows organically on his property in Orlando, Fla., when the trouble began.
As we start 2013, many people will be thinking about plans and promises to improve their diets and health.
Some people think the world is going to end on Friday.
The nutrient is inositol hexaphosphate, or IP6, and it’s found naturally in legumes (such as lentils and beans), sesame seeds and peanuts—all found in abundance in the typical Mediterranean diet.
This month marks the release of the 25th anniversary edition of Diet For A New America, and it couldn't come at a more opportune time. People are taking an increasing interest in the way that the animals raised for food are treated. In fact, a poll
Why is cupric sulfate – a known herbicide, fungicide and pesticide — being used in infant formula? And why is it displayed proudly on product labels as a presumably nutritious ingredient?
Here's Penn & Teller on the cognitive dissonance of the government's HFCS subsidies to make food cheaper vs. the government's crusade to tax HFCS-loaded beverages to make them more expensive. WARNING: the usual profanity involved.
More and more people are realizing that our food chain is in crisis.
Japan's Fisheries Agency is to sell whale meat by mail order, the Mainichi Shimbun reported earlier this month. It said the move is aimed at boosting consumption after demand fell as prices rose.
Fiona was raised on a porch and hand fed for a good portion of her life. She eats everything out of my hand. Except those carrots...
Beverly Hills Caviar has installed vending machines in several Los Angeles malls that dispense caviar, escargot, and other gourmet foods
The impression is unmistakable: the White house stands for “healthy eating.” But meanwhile, Obama is destroying true natural food. The details are undeniable.
The federal government’s policy of fostering the use of corn — the chief ingredient in U.S. livestock feed — as a source for ethanol in gasoline is artificially inflating corn prices and thereby driving other food chain commodity costs upward.
Ovarian cancer is one of the most deadly diseases out there. It is the fifth leading cause of cancer death among U.S. women — an astounding 14,000 out of 23,000 diagnosed each year, die.
Interview with Robert Scott Bell about Prop 37 GMO lables and the power play in California and beyond (Video)
Dr. Oz in Time Magazine Slanders Families Who Choose Safe, Organic Food for Their Children
When other countries are taking the step to ban GMO crops outright, the U.S. remains resistant to even allowing consumers to know if they are consuming food made with genetically modified ingredients. America is embracing the cultivation of GMO crops
The bread is zapped in a sophisticated microwave array which kills the spores that cause the problem.
These gigantic cows resemble bovine body-builders. See how breeders have achieved such amazing results.
Farmers in a revered peanut-growing region along the New Mexico-Texas border should be celebrating one of the best harvests in recent memory. Instead, millions of pounds of their prized sweet Valencia peanuts sit in barns at a peanut butter plant
In one of history's most stunning victories for humane farming, Australia's largest supermarket chain, Coles, will as of January 1 stop selling company branded pork and eggs from animals kept in factory farms.
If you love your kids, pack their lunches
Just six months after giving birth to baby Maxwell in May, Jessica Simpson has already lost a whopping 60 pounds.
Researchers are using genomics to breed a better Thanksgiving bird.
After Thanksgiving dinner, many people start to feel a little drowsy.
The European parliament on Thursday called a definitive halt to shark finning, the long contested practice of fishermen slicing off fins and throwing the live body overboard to drown.
Fox News host Andrea Tantaros on Wednesday seemed to be mocking the millions of hungry Americans who are forced to used food stamps when she suggested that the program would make for a great diet plan.
Two Florida teenagers were arrested for stealing and killing a family’s pet turkey after admitting they planned to eat it, WALA-TV reported on Wednesday.
Deep-frying a turkey can be a delicious Thanksgiving treat—or a deadly conflagration, as our rather dramatic video shows
We Americans raised about 254 million turkeys this year, and ran up a $9.1 million turkey trade deficit by importing even more birds from Canada, according to the Census Bureau.