The House and Senate of Massachusetts passed a bill last week banning the sale of junk food in public schools.
Celebrity chefs taking on the challenges of school lunch is becoming a bona fide trend!
Hundreds of chefs gathered on the White House lawn today to launch "Chefs Move to Schools" an adopt-a-school program pairing chefs with local schools.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
Earth Eats contributor Cory Barker looks back at the first season and asks whether or not Jamie Oliver's "Food Revolution" should return for a second season
Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.
"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.
The battle to fight childhood obesity in the U.S. has raised questions about Ronald McDonald's role as a marketing tactic intended to target young children.
The Senate Agriculture Committee approved Senator Blanche Lincoln's Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act today, endorsing a plan to improve school lunch programs
Michelle Obama spoke with U.S. grocers yesterday, calling for industry-wide improvements to help parents and kids make healthier food decisions.
Recent news on childhood obesity is not good and snacking plays an important role. Learn what you can do to provide healthier snacking options for your kids.
A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.
On Tuesday, Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move" campaign which aims to combat the child obesity epidemic that plagues our country.
Jamie Oliver won the 2010 TED Prize for his wish to travel around the country and teach kids the fundamentals of cooking fun, tasty, healthy food.
Teaching children the importance of eating healthy can provide them with great habits as they mature.
Great news? Studies find that child obesity rates are stabilizing and kids are making healthier food choices.