Too much bacon, or too few nuts, can influence the risk of death from heart disease and Type 2 diabetes, a study finds.
As more research suggests some degree of dietary cholesterol is harmless, if not healthy, the egg's reputation is slowly returning.
Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.
When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.
Public health experts call the controversial findings an industry attempt to undermine scientific consensus.
A new report finds seafood consumption is up by nearly a pound from the previous year, the biggest leap in 20 years.
Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means.
A new study reveals the sugar industry's efforts 50 years ago to shape opinion on how sugar affects health. Today, companies continue to fund nutrition studies.
The study confirms that a diet incorporating some meat and animal products may feed more people around the globe.
Under current rules, foods containing more than 3 grams of fat per serving can't call themselves "healthy" on labels.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
Breakfast hasn't always been considered the most important meal of the day. We bake biscuits and a savory Swiss chard pie. And, the sharing economy on the farm.
The most recent dietary guidelines recommend most Americans eat about .21 pounds of meat per day. Most Americans average about .36 pounds of meat per day.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
Research is increasingly showing that carbohydrates - not fats - are lead contributors to heart disease, obesity, and type 2 diabetes.
For the first time ever, guidelines focus on the growing obesity epidemic, telling Americans to eat less, and emphasizing a plant-based diet.
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.