Just in case you need another reason to turn out the lights: It turns out they mess with your head. A new study has found that spending your evenings in a lit room delays and suppresses the brain's production of melatonin, the hormone that regulates your biological clock (and may have all sorts of other health implications as well).
Vegans are an elusive breed known for their hotness and dexterity with soy. Want to get frisky with one? Here's how, in Grist's TreeShagger column.
In which I make peace with regular old corn syrup, and you should, too.
Is trading hot dogs for not dogs better for your health? Is swapping chicken wings for chik’n wings better for the planet? Ask Umbra investigates. Read this if you like meat or are meatless!
Tofu master Minh Tsai of Hodo Soy Beanery in Oakland, Calif. explains how he makes artisanal, organic tofu that even Asians would enjoy eating, in this video by 'Food. Curated.'
I'm just back from Mexico -- and here is my tribute to the cooking of that country's great food markets.
When did a diet of processed, sugary junk foods become what "real Americans" eat? Messaging by Big Food -- echoed by a cynical GOP -- has taken many people hostage in what I call American Fast Food Syndrome. And it's killing us.
A recent poll says gays and lesbians are more likely to support the environment. So why are the gays greener?
Brooklyn company Vokashi is a composting service for people who don't want to harbor rotting vegetable matter in their kitchens.