Food Facts is a listing of articles that teaches you how all types of foods, drinks and diets work.
The United States grows billions of dollars of corn every year. Though little of that goes to feeding its citizens. Is that the best farm policy going forward?
People are passionate about coffee, and every connoisseur has an opinion about what to do when hot coffee goes cold. Reheating coffee's complicated.
Let physics explain how to avoid the dreaded ketchup explosion.
Have you jumped on the bone broth bandwagon? Then the rest of the world has you to thank for driving up the price of the bones that go into making it.
Famine is gripping parts of Africa and millions could be on the verge of starvation. The numbers from a new study show food insecurity is increasing globally. But why?
Champagne may seem simple — bubbly, boozy, bold — but there's a complicated path from vine to glass, as our new FoodStuff podcast explains.
As demand for olive oil is at its peak, production is at its lowest in Southern Europe, which accounts for 70 percent of the world's supply. Is a shortage on the horizon?
Why, when hungry, do we crave warm food more than something cold? It may have something to do with your nose. Or your gut. Or your brain.
Have you been thinking all wrong about the difference in fat content between milk varieties?
A food historian argues against our romanticizing of eating 'fresh, local food, like great-grandma did' while ignoring the toil involved in doing so.
Wine may give the body a little protective boost, a new study finds, but that's still no reason to reach for a smoke.
A chicken nugget that looks like a U.S. President? Meat resembling a certain Sith Lord? Sometimes the eye plays tricks on you, and things get weird.
You may love the burn of food that's triple Thai hot, but do your poor taste buds?
Research shows that weaving courses of different culinary traditions into the same meal could increase overall satisfaction.
It's not just in your mind – a study showed that pairing cheese with wine made wine taste better. Here's why.
Because that's how much these exclusive Swedish crisps cost. At more than $11 each, they're the world's most expensive. The money's going to charity, but still …
Yes, folks, tea has now joined the dubious list of products available in a spray can. Who's clamoring for this?
By cutting cows out of the equation entirely, the company Perfect Day looks to create animal-free milk in a lab, benefiting the environment, cows — and the bottom line.
And that can be bad news for your waistline.
Come again? Here's what's really inside the typical restaurant 'wasabi'.
That loaf of bread could help to reduce the overall cost of space travel. Really.
Or is the famous flavor simply made up?
Joey "Jaws" Chestnut reclaimed the throne at the 2016 Coney Island competitive eating contest, while Miki Sudo defended her crown for the third year.
What if chocolate could be more delicious and healthier? Sound impossible? Researchers have managed to make the stuff of chocolate dreams a reality.
And this isn't the first time people have committed crimes for "green gold."