Food fads have come and gone in many cultures and in various forms for centuries, but America has had a particularly unique affinity for adopting—and dropping—culinary trends with regularity.
A new study reveals that medieval monarch Richard III truly ate--and drank--like a king during his brief time on the English throne.
The health benefits of fruits and vegetables such as blueberries, broccoli, and kale are well documented, but which foods did our ancient forebears consider to be exceptionally healthy?
How does our modern take on the Paleo diet compare to what our ancestors actually ate?
By analyzing Stone-Age clay cooking vessels, researchers have found the earliest conclusive evidence of humans using spices to flavor their food.
A new study shows that agriculture may have emerged in southern China much earlier than previously thought.
Unlike other human ancestors, Australopithecus sediba foraged for tough, hard items like leaves, wood and bark, new research suggests.
Eating meat may have allowed our ancestors to grow fruitful, multiply and spread across the planet, a new study suggests.
Residents of Herculaneum, a Roman city destroyed in 79 A.D., ate such delicacies as sea urchins, figs and dormice, according to a recent analysis of a sewer found on the site.