Addicting Foods

After years of believing overeating is simply a matter of will, or rather lack their of, scientists are now discovering that food addiction, much like addiction to illicit drugs, is caused by a change in brain chemistry. Experts at Yale University are among a community of researchers exploring the science of food addiction and debunking […]

A number of community gardens are popping up in urban communities across the nation in response to a lack of access to full-service grocery stores and healthy fresh foods. For residents of these food deserts, the prospect of healthy, fresh food comes at a critical juncture where rates of obesity, diabetes, and cardiovascular diseases run […]