One study claims that we eat nearly 600 more calories per day than people did in the mid 1970s. But, the obesity epidemic is more complicated than that.
Customers of the hamburger chain will also be able to substitute French fries for apple slices in kids meals.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.
Five San Antonio elementary schools have unveiled new "calorie cams" to see how many calories their children are consuming.
Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.
To dieters who thought eating a big breakfast in the morning would stop you from eating later on, a new study says you're wrong.
Posting calorie counts apparently doesn't discourage folks from buying the especially unhealthy options at fast food restaurants.
A new study shows that other mammals are experiencing an obesity epidemic alongside humans.
Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
The health care overhaul was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, including a provision directed toward chain restaurants.
A new study reveals that popcorn is possibly the worst snack movies goers can consume when hitting up the theaters.