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Viewpoint: We can sustainably feed 10 billion people. Here’s how CRISPR and GMO crops can help

If adopted widely, genetic engineering will bring us closer to meeting the EAT-Lancet dietary targets ...
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Healthier white bread could be in stores by 2025, after genes controlling wheat fiber content identified

An international group of scientists led by Rothamsted Research and the John Innes Centre have opened the door to healthier ...
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Diet wars: Heavy meat consumption carries ‘small but increased’ cardiovascular disease risk, study finds

[In October 2019], the Annals of Internal Medicine published a controversial report that encouraged people not to worry about the ...
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Low-calorie sweeteners ‘poison’ for expecting mothers? Epidemiologist says that’s unlikely

News sources around the globe have been calling out warnings about a new study that appears to have shown that ...
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Veganism bad for your brain? Recent research raises controversial questions about plant-based diets

The idea that avoiding meat is bad for our brains makes some intuitive sense; anthropologists have been arguing about what ...
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Pushback against studies challenging health risks of meat consumption highlights industry influence on nutrition research

It’s almost unheard of for medical journals to get blowback for studies before the data are published. But that’s what ...
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Golden Rice inventors: ‘Why our life-saving GMO crop is still not getting to the impoverished people who need it’

Until science-based policy overrules a smear campaign against Golden Rice, VAD-induced death and blindness will continue ...
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Viewpoint: Impossible and Beyond Burgers are delicious, but are they good for you?

The leading companies offering fake meat are mission-driven, with vegan roots. Any benefits to human health are icing on the ...
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Foods fortified with nutrient-dense microparticles can help battle ‘hidden hunger,’ study shows

Staple foods and seasonings like flour and salt could be made more nutritious with a new technology that borrows from ...
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GMO Golden Rice lauded as one of the most important research projects over the past 50 years

The Golden Rice humanitarian project has been recognized by Project Management Institute (PMI) as one of the Most Influential Projects ...
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Viewpoint: Arrival of GMO, gene-edited biofortified crops weakens case for organic agriculture

A new lineup of GMO and gene-edited crops with nutrient content organic growers simply can't replicate ...
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Video: Study vindicating red meat reignites age-old debate over dietary guidelines, conflicts of interest

It's not the first time researcher Bradley Johnston has had the nutrition community up in arms over his work. Johnston, ...
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Viewpoint: Ignore the internet food gurus—canola oil probably doesn’t cause Alzheimer’s disease

Food fads make me want to scream, cry, and hide in a cabin in the mountains. MSG is safe. And high ...
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Viewpoint: Controversial red-meat review challenged ‘deeply entrenched’ nutrition advice with strong science

That last food flip-flop made big headlines last week. It was a “remarkable turnabout,” “jarring,” “stunning.” How, it was asked, ...
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Fewer suicides, cancers and pesticide poisonings: Examining the health benefits of GMO crops

Activists who desperately cling to lies about the risks of GM crops are now the ones who look 'very stupid.' ...
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Too many carbs, calories? Nope. Lack of fiber biggest problem with American diets

Ask Americans about what they think is the biggest problem with their diets and you'll probably hear a variety of ...
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Viewpoint: While experts fight about red meat, eat a diet that makes sense for you

Nutrition researchers and doctors are at each other's throats once again, this time over a recommendation published in the Annals ...
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Fat from gene-edited plants could make infant formula more nutritious, less expensive

A team from the Rothamsted Research center, UK, has developed plants capable of mass-producing fat molecules resembling those in human ...
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Should we eat less red meat? There’s no solid evidence behind that advice, dietary expert panel says

Public health officials for years have urged Americans to limit consumption of red meat and processed meats because of concerns ...
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Viewpoint: ‘GMO’—the dirty three-letter word used to demonize life-saving biotechnology

The demonization of this technology funds numerous NGOs and has even become a cottage industry ...
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Viewpoint: Processed food does not necessarily mean it’s unhealthy—the science behind an essential but misunderstood technology

You are you and I am me because of processed foods, because our ancestors learned how to cook meat and make bread and, perhaps ...
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Personalized nutrition companies are more hype than help, scientists say

Vitamins and other dietary supplements are a $30 billion industry in the US. In addition to the bottles lining drugstore ...
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Viewpoint: Produce is sugary, GMO ‘poison’? Scientific American embraces long-debunked food safety tropes

The lies and distortions start early in this appalling Scientific American article -- and they keep going to the end ...
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Going vegetarian might boost your health, but probably won’t slow climate change

It pays to be a picky eater—at least, when it comes to meat. A study published ....in Scientific Reports suggests ...
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GMO Impossible burger headed for grocery stores. Here’s the nutrition facts you should know

Having jumped all the appropriate FDA hurdles to ensure safety, the Impossible Burger in its uncooked form is coming to ...
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Plant-based Beyond Burger healthier than beef? Nutrition experts weigh in on popular meat alternative

Canadians can't get enough of Beyond Meat's plant-based burger that's designed to taste just like beef .... But does Beyond's ...
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Podcast: AI-powered nutrition devices could cut exploding obesity rates. Will FDA rules keep them off the market?

Medical devices powered by artificial intelligence could help overweight people customize diets based on their biomarkers ...
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Diet and dementia: Is fast food really ‘eating away your brain’?

Nutrition studies on Alzheimer's conclude that diet might affect brain health. Beware of media spins that claim more ...
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