A teacher’s union in Los Angeles has added to the list of educators who want to stop school fundraisers at McDonalds.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
A new study found school children are more likely to choose healthy school lunch options if given more time to consume them.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
In today's show, we speak with a number of farmers and producers to find out what sustainability means to them. Then, two recipes using broccoli and snow peas.
Researcher Terry Spradlin discusses implications of childhood obesity trends and gives suggestions to parents and educators for how to encourage healthy living.
To combat childhood obesity, San Fransisco banned toys included with high-fat children's meals. McDonald's decided to sell them for 10 cents each instead.
If they follow the FTC's guidelines, food companies will have to make healthier food if they want to continue advertising to children.
Some parents are angered by one Chicago school's attempt to promote healthful eating.
As schools increase their attack on childhood obesity, one school shows how a group of parents are working to ensure their kids have access to healthy food.
A new documentary claims our brains are predisposed to be addicted to sweet and salty foods. Naturally, food companies use this info to sell us more junk.
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.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.
Move over, tater tots. The USDA released its new set of guidelines for school meals, and overall it favors whole foods.
A Yale study shows that kids who are given low-sugar cereals choose a healthier portion than ones given a high-sugar alternative.
Last month, San Francisco voted to ban toys from being included in high-calorie fast food aimed at kids. But Superior, Wisconsin wants its Happy Meal as is.
In an effort to fight child hunger and obesity, Congress passed a bill that makes the most significant changes to school meal program in 30 years.