Offering foods in smaller packages gives companies the appearance of concern for consumer health, while allowing them to charge more per fluid ounce.
In the U.S., soda taxes haven't had the impact activists had hoped for, but globally it's a different story.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
To the dismay of health advocates, Dunkin' Donuts is the latest fast food chain to consider home delivery services.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.
A new study has shown that a group of food companies cut trillions of calories, mostly from junk food, but questions remain about the pact’s overall effect.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
New research from the UC Berkeley shows how sleep deprivation causes junk food cravings.
Running out of Twinkies after the post-bankruptcy run? No fear -- Twinkies will return to store shelves July 15.
Senators have called on the children's programming giant to quit advertising junk food to children. Nickelodeon has not relented.
Got the blues? Unhealthy eating may only make things worse.
Twinkies flew off the shelves after Hostess announced bankruptcy in November. However, the iconic snack cake is about to return to a store near you.
Fair concessionaires pour fryers-full of creativity into developing the greasiest and tastiest snacks imaginable. Here are some of our 2012 favorites.
The Walt Disney Company has decided to stop carrying junk food ads aimed at children, making it the first company of its kind to do so.
Is junk food really cheaper than healthy food? The USDA says it depends how you do the math.
A new study has looked at children's diets as a means of treating ADHD. Can avoiding junk food really affect hyperactivity?
You can lead the students to healthy food, but you can't make them eat.
A new report, "Apples to Twinkies," finds that taxpayers are spending billions on junk food subsidies and only a fraction on fresh food subsidies.
Down with candy bars, long live the carrot sticks! Healthy vending is being introduced as an alternative to the usual fat, sugar and salt-laden junk foods.