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.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.
Americans throw away 1.4 billion pounds of trash every day, 40 percent of which is packaging that's only used once. One grocery store is hoping to change that.
This just in: junk food is addictive. But researchers claim our brains consider junk food as addictive as drugs.
Move over, potato chips! If the manufacturers of baby carrots have their way, their product will be the new junk food.
Will eating all that processed food end up lowering your toddler's IQ? A new study seems to think so.
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.