Food

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Tips for a Waste-Free Thanksgiving

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What Does that Gluten-Free Label Mean?

Learn who regulates the label and how much gluten these products can legally contain.

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7 Positive Things You Didn’t Know About Coffee

Get ready to brew a fresh pot.

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Alternatives to the “USDA Organic” Label: How Much Do They Mean?

From “Certified Naturally Grown” to “Non-GMO,” how to decipher natural food claims.

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How to Avoid Food Poisoning at Your Next Potluck

From casseroles to desserts, bring joy — not illness — to your potluck party.

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Your Chocolate May Contain Lead — But Should You Stop Eating It?

One advocacy group says levels in some products are unsafe, but chocolate companies disagree.

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Can a Vegan Diet Help Save the World?

A new study says more people going vegetarian or vegan would slash greenhouse emissions — and save lives.

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The FDA Wants Less Acrylamide in Our Food

French fries, potato chips and even your morning toast may contain this probable carcinogen.

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Half of What Americans Eat is “Ultra-Processed”

And those foods and drinks are pumping us full of added sugar.

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Can the Right Diet Help Protect You from Lead Poisoning?

The important role calcium, iron and vitamin C play.

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Bill Clinton: A Mostly Vegan Diet May Have Saved My Life

Want to become a part-time vegan? Start with these tips.

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Your Dinner Plate Could Be a Whole Lot Healthier

Step up your nutrition know-how with this expert advice.

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Do Food Dyes Contribute to Behavior Problems in Kids?

Some experts say yes, but the FDA isn’t convinced.

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Soon There May Be Less Glyphosate, aka Weed Killer, in Your Dinner

The FDA will start testing foods for this chemical, a possible carcinogen.

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Do You Know How to Check if Your Roast Chicken Is Done?

Hint: you need to check it in three places.

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Cheese Lovers: There May Be Wood Pulp In Your Grated Parmesan

The FDA is cracking down — but will this “filler” ingredient hurt you?