The rising prevalence and cost of Type 2 diabetes has doctors at Geisinger Health System turning to food as a form of medicine.
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.
Before the mid-1980s there were no farms in this country offering CSAs. Now there are upwards of 5,000.
Studies done before the ACA’s enactment found that farmers were among the groups least likely to have health insurance.
Mississippi has the highest obesity rate while Colorado has the lowest. Indiana is one of the 12 states with an obesity rate over 30 percent.
A new report, "Apples to Twinkies," finds that taxpayers are spending billions on junk food subsidies and only a fraction on fresh food subsidies.
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
The health care overhaul was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, including a provision directed toward chain restaurants.
Earth Eats' Annie Corrigan sat down with author, activist and professor Michael Pollan to talk about his new book "Food Rules"
On Tuesday, Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move" campaign which aims to combat the child obesity epidemic that plagues our country.
Public outcry after Whole Foods CEO speaks out against "Obamacare."
Lawmakers worry that the Obama administration's focus on health care reform may be impeding on climate change legislation.
After some bluster early on, the Obama Administration seems to have turned away from green tech a bit. Earth Eats' Cory Barker rounds up recent developments.
As obesity has been outed as a major cause of rising health care costs, Earth Eats' Cory Barker looks at a proposal to stop the expanding waistlines and costs.