How to eat for success: program for athletes benefits everyone
“I won’t be able to jump if I put on weight.” For years, this false belief caused one top female figure skater to severely restrict her food intake while training for competition. She didn’t realize her belief would lead to malnourishment.
Unlocking amino acids’ potential: passion and a bit of luck
Some scientific discoveries happen by accident—think penicillin. In 1928 biologist Alexander Fleming returned to his lab from holiday to find mold growing in a petri dish containing a bacterium responsible for many common infections.
Making the inedible edible to expand global food supply
If you like to cook from scratch, you’ve probably noticed how much gets thrown away. Stems, seeds, leaves, skin—all end up in the rubbish bin or the disposal. But what if you could eliminate most of that kitchen waste? What if it could be put to good use?
Enjoying longevity: umami helps seniors eat better
Food is one of life’s great pleasures. For millennia, young and old, families and friends, have gathered around communal tables spread with delicacies to celebrate significant events and holidays.