Stanford historian reveals how the U.S. military profoundly shaped modern American nutrition during World War II and the Cold War.
In the first post in the series A Skeptical Look at Popular Diets, physician Randall Stafford writes that picking a particular diet is not that important.
A secondary analysis of a diet study showed that low-carbohydrate dieters who consumed the most saturated fats had better levels of lipids in their blood.
A study led by a Stanford Business researcher at four schools in Panama explores the best way to persuade kids to drink more water.
Stanford nutrition scientist Christopher Gardner discusses the many forms of milk and addresses the biggest misconceptions.
John Ioannidis recommends a change to the standards of nutrition research studies, suggesting that, as they stand, the results are fairly unreliable.
Over the last 30 years, a growing body of epidemiological research has suggested that poor nutrition in pregnancy hurts the baby by setting metabolism to a “thrifty” state that leads, decades later, to type 2 diabetes and heart disease.
In a video, Stanford Children's Health's Healthier, Happier Lives Blog introduces a patient with celiac disease and discusses the symptoms, diagnosis and treatment of the autoimmune disorder.
Household guidelines and rules related to food help teenagers eat healthier away from home, new Stanford research suggests.
A comparison of diets for weight loss for those with different levels of insulin and metabolic genes did not find a clear winner.
Food allergies or restrictions can complicate travel or visits to friends and family. Two Stanford experts share advice here.
Travel complicates a diet and exercise regime. Here, nutrition expert Christopher Gardner and doctor-chef Michelle Hauser offer advice.
Splashes of color, festive shapes and sprinkles make holiday food some of the most exciting nosh we'll have all year. With all of these appealing culinary …
If you eat a vegan or vegetarian diet, or if you're just aiming to keep your iron levels up, you probably know some of the …
A team of Stanford Biodesign students is developing an app that aims to help low-income Californians improve their diet. The team, which coalesced during the "Biodesign …
We’ve all heard the old adage “An apple a day keeps the doctor away.” But getting those fresh apples and veggies isn't always that easy -- …