Food researchers debate whether highly processed foods like potato chips and ice cream are addictive, triggering our brains to overeat.
A growing body of research suggests that the foods you eat can affect how well you sleep, and your sleep patterns can affect your dietary choices.
Send in the carbs.
Comfort foods like chips and cookies can short-circuit our biology and accelerate the onset of diabetes and heart disease.
Low-carb, high-fat eating can lead to weight loss, but scientists debate the long-term effects on health.
A banana might reasonably replace sports drinks for those of us who rely on carbohydrates to fuel exercise and speed recovery.