Whether you choose celery or chocolate could be a question of how quickly your brain takes healthfulness into account, according to a new study by a team of neuroeconomists at the California Institute of Technology.
The benefits of certain foods, such as orange juice, could be more important than we think, according to a new study suggesting current methods for determining antioxidant activity only tell half the story.
Whether they want to or not, consumers will soon know how many calories they are eating when ordering off the menu at chain restaurants, picking up prepared foods at supermarkets and even eating a tub of popcorn at the movie theatre.
Long-derided saturated fats -- associated with an array of health problems such as heart disease -- caught a break Friday when research revealed their intake could be doubled or even nearly tripled without driving up their level in a person's blood.
Weighing the consequences of poor eating could reduce your appetite for even the most tempting foods, according to a new study to being unveiled this week at The Obesity Society Annual Meeting in Boston.
Diners eating in the company of larger people have a tendency to eat more. That's the basic finding of a new Cornell University study that found the body type of the people you are eating with or those around may influence how much you eat.