Target Is Launching a New Good-For-You Food Brand

Just in time for back-to-school season, Target has announced that they’re launching a new in-house food brand called Good & Gather. We love the simple, cute, colorful packaging, but what really sets this brand apart from some of Target’s other in-house brands is that all of the products are made…

Why do we crave comfort food in winter?

It’s winter and many of us find ourselves drawn to bowls of cheesy pasta, oozing puddings, warming soups, and hot chocolate with marshmallows. These and other comfort foods can make us feel good. But why? And why do we crave them in winter and not in summer? Research tells us…

Fear of unknown foods can make you sick

Our parents were right: You tried best always everything, before you fall a judgment. A Finnish study has now shown that the fear of new foods is often associated with poor diet quality and the risk for chronic diseases such as cardiovascular diseases and type 2 Diabetes increased. The rejection…

New tool can pinpoint origins of the gut’s bacteria

A UCLA-led research team has developed a faster and more accurate way to determine where the many bacteria that live in, and on, humans come from. Broadly, the tool can deduce the origins of any microbiome, a localized and diverse community of microscopic organisms. The new computational tool, called “FEAST,”…