To equip an unborn baby with a healthy gut microbiome, new research suggests that mama might want to pass on the fries.
June 12, 2014 • 3:09 PM • Share
New research from the Netherlands shows that about 60 percent of people claim to be dieting, but very few actually do it.
May 22, 2014 • 2:55 PM • Share
A philosopher argues that if there are viable ways to reduce intentional harm to animals by eating them—and there are—then all vegetarians who subscribe to the “do-the-least-harm” principle should be obligated to make roadkill a part of their diet.
May 15, 2014 • 4:00 AM • Share
The power of dietary rituals on the streets of Boston.
April 29, 2014 • 12:00 PM • Share
For the month of April we’re profiling the individuals who made our inaugural list of the 30 top thinkers under 30, the young men and women we predict will have a serious impact on the social, political, and economic issues we cover every day here at Pacific Standard.
April 14, 2014 • 6:00 AM • Share
New research finds one bad habit we’re often tagged with (sloth) can help us overcome another (overeating).
February 25, 2014 • 2:00 AM • Share
New research suggests anti-obesity campaigns that stigmatize heaviness may be counterproductive.
December 4, 2013 • 6:00 AM • Share
Research reveals that animals are gaining weight, too.
August 30, 2013 • 4:00 AM • Share
Are freak longevity cases more about record-keeping than genetics, diet, or exercise?
August 15, 2013 • 9:03 AM • Share
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