The myth of a vegetarian India

India has a reputation as a vegetarian nation, and Indians certainly consume far less meat than the global average. But the view of India as a predominantly vegetarian nation may not be quite accurate.

Food photos help Instagram users with healthy eating

Instagram users post millions of food photos—whether to show off a sophisticated palate, make friends drool over chicken and waffles or artfully arrange colorful macarons.

Snakes show that eating can be bad for your health

Eating is essential for life. Animals must eat to live, grow, and reproduce. But like most things, eating comes with tradeoffs. Dr. Zach Stahlschmidt of the University of the Pacific and his colleagues have found that along ...

Harbour porpoises need large, oily fish

Harbour porpoises eat approximately ten percent of their body weight in fish per day. Their diet mainly comprises gobies, whiting, sand lances, herring and sprats. These mammals are in constant danger of starvation. Other ...

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