The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a new campaign encouraging water consumption -- but why?
As part of its healthy food initiative, Wal-Mart has announced it will buy 80 percent of its fresh produce directly from local growers.
Michelle Obama hits the road this week to promote the third birthday of Let's Move!, her initiative that aims to eliminate childhood obesity.
As early as April, Greek yogurt could be offered in your child's cafeteria.
The USDA has decided to allow more meat and grains in school lunches after outcry by school administrators.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
The new school year brings with it new standards for school lunches. School food preparers and students are adjusting.
Researcher Terry Spradlin discusses implications of childhood obesity trends and gives suggestions to parents and educators for how to encourage healthy living.
From food recalls to the great GMO debate to Michelle Obama's shifting focus, 2011 was a busy year for food news.
Did First Lady Michelle Obama shift her focus from healthy food to exercise in her fight against childhood obesity?
City dwellers are arguing that the USDA's definition of urban food deserts undervalues locally-owned corner stores as viable alternatives to supermarkets.
Food deserts are areas where 20% of the population lives in poverty and 33% have difficulty accessing a grocery store.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.
The Food Industry released its own set of nutrition guidelines, but the Obama administration is not convinced.
Walmart announced that it will promote healthier food, and though the Let's Move! campaign supports it, critics are skeptical.
The James Beard Leadership Awards could potentially have some high profile nominees, from Michelle Obama to the USDA.
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.
Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?
Learn what can curb global hunger, why economics may stop GM corn and celebrate School Lunch Week.