One eighth of the world's people do not have enough to eat
The human body's ability to store energy as fat seems haywire in a world full of food. Understanding how our complex energy-regulating systems can falter and lead to obesity is revealing new ways to fight excess weight
A new green revolution based on genetically modified crops can help reduce poverty and hunger—but only if formidable institutional challenges are met
New approaches are needed to protect the food supply
A well-publicized study and a spate of popular books raise questions about the ill effects of being overweight. Their conclusions are probably wrong
Globalization ushered in a world in which more than a billion are overfed. Yet hundreds of millions still suffer from hunger's persistent scourge
How do you cope with a mountain of conflicting diet advice?
More people in the developing world are now overweight than hungry. How can the poorest countries fight obesity?
Neuroimaging reveals a shared basis for chocoholia and drug addiction
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