Eating too much sugar may be the most apparent dietary faux pas you can make — after all, your body immediately feels the after effects of a sugar rush, and the inevitable dreaded crash that follows. Over time, however, your body may become accustomed to the copious amounts of sugar […]

If you’ve ever felt a strong craving for something sweet, blame your biology. And know you’re not alone. (Getty Images) “Humans have an innate desire and preference for sweet foods because they taste good and are associated with an easy source of energy,” says Dena Champion, a registered dietitian at […]

In Malawi, South East Africa, this pest threatens the food supply of thousands of people. The insect should not be confused with the greenhouse whitefly Trialeurodes vaporariorum, which is more frequently found in Europe. Credit: Daniel G. Vassão When attacking crucifers, the sap-sucking whitefly Bemisia tabaci can activate the chemical […]