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.
Allergy season is in full swing. As a parent, I believe that most ailments can be treated naturally with properly grown foods.
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
Five San Antonio elementary schools have unveiled new "calorie cams" to see how many calories their children are consuming.
If they follow the FTC's guidelines, food companies will have to make healthier food if they want to continue advertising to children.
Although kids find flavored milks tasty, school systems are banning them from the lunchroom because they contain as much added sugar as soda.
Opponents of new online advertisements and games geared to children say that food companies have too much influence over them.
Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.
British celebrity chef was banned from filming in Los Angeles schools.
Almost two thirds of adults in Indiana are overweight or obese, but the state budget doesn't include the funds to tackle this public health issue.
Responding to a history of food contamination, the Chinese government has recently taken measures to enforce food safety.
A new study finds that the majority of young children consume caffeine daily, and the more caffeine they consume, the less they sleep.
Next to Thanksgiving, Christmas is the busiest time of year for the folks at the Community Kitchen of Monroe County and the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
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.
The Candy Exchange programs aim to save kids' teeth and gums and replace the sugary sweets with free toothbrushes, gift certificates and even cash.
Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.
A new study found that children 2-18 get 40% of their daily intake from fat and sugar — putting them at risk for obesity and other diet-related illness.
Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to turbo-charge orange corn with vitamin A, making these ears good for your eyes.
To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.
Earth Eats fans weighed in with their two cents about how to put healthier food choices (that they will actually eat!) into your kids' lunchboxes.