Surprising Science

Contrary to popular belief, pets are entirely able to eat human food, even meat.

Surprising Science

Some local districts are working to curb childhood obesity by showing that school lunches don’t have to consist of "chicken fingers and salty foods." Will the government listen?

Surprising Science

There is a wealth of evidence showing that salt helps to generate high blood pressure, which in turn spurs myriad other chronic diseases; yet salt is nearly inescapable in the American diet. Is it time for the government to step in?

Surprising Science

With such a wide range of foods that are being called "organic" today, a nutritionist reminds us what the standards for the term truly are.