The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.
The deal OK'd by a key Senate panel preserves stricter school nutrition standards enacted since 2010, but it gives schools more leeway in implementing them.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.
It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.
It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.
Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.
A new study has shown that a group of food companies cut trillions of calories, mostly from junk food, but questions remain about the pact’s overall effect.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
Nutrition science has changed over the past 20 years, but nutrition labels on food haven't — until now.
A new provision in the health care law mandates chain restaurants to post the calories in each menu item.
A new study has found that Subway patrons eat about as many calories as those who go to McDonald's.
The 2010 health care law requires chain prepared food sellers to post calorie counts on their menus, but implementation isn't going to be easy.
Ahead of federally-mandated menu changes, McDonald's is voluntarily posting nutritional information alongside menu items.
A new study says our bodies don’t readily absorb nutrients from veggies, like beta-carotene and lycopene, without a little fat.
Is junk food really cheaper than healthy food? The USDA says it depends how you do the math.
The newest product of the bacon craze comes from Burger King, but it has nothing to do with burgers.
Federal regulations coming next year will require many restaurant chains to list the number of calories in the food they serve.