What makes 10,000 daily steps the magic number? Why does everyone at the office suddenly have a standing desk? Both have less to do with scientific evidence than you may think.
400 years after the Spanish banned it, amaranth is making a comeback in Mexico as a high-nutrition staple that's also resistant to climate change.
Italian paleopathologist Valentina Giuffra has been studying the skeletons of nine children born to the Medici family in Florence during the Renaissance. She tells anchor Marco Werman that their bones showed signs of rickets.
A new study outlines 10 key nutrition interventions that could save almost a million children a year. Host Marco Werman speaks with lead author Zulfiqar Bhutta of Pakistan's Aga Khan University.
Some girls at COSAT get sick of all the junk food at their school and decide to start selling healthy sandwiches. The money starts rolling in, and they decide to spend it in an extremely noble way.
A trade association based in Japan has claimed that we, the peoples of the world, are eating more instant noodles than ever before.
Sudan traditionally prized plumpness in women, but rising rates of diabetes, combined with global images of beauty, are convincing middle-class women in Khartoum to head to the gym to lose weight.
News of a new study showing that a "Mediterranean diet" is good for your health isn't really news for people in Spain.
Bruce Oreck is the US Ambassador to Finland. He also happens to be a former professional body-builder. And now, Oreck is flexing his diplomatic muscle on the cover of Finland's ProBody magazine.
People around the world are living longer than they did a few decades ago, but they aren't necessarily healthier. Tobacco and alcohol-related problems are on the rise, as are diabetes, obesity and depression.
In France, there is a proposed amendment to put a 300 percent tax on palm oil, which is deemed unhealthy. The amendment has been nicknamed the "Nutella tax" because the chocolate-hazelnut spread contains no less than 20 percent palm oil.