When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.
Whether future occupants of the East Wing decide to get their hands dirty in the garden, its future has been cemented on the White House South Lawn.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
Some school districts are complaining of financial losses since healthy school lunch rules went into effect in 2012. House Republicans have proposed a solution.
The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
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.
Political scientist Christine Barbour talks about food stamps, the recent demise of the farm bill and what she thinks the lack of a food conversation means.
The new school year brings with it new standards for school lunches. School food preparers and students are adjusting.
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.
Two recipes for a healthy breakfast using grapefruit and oats, Mimi Ito documents what her kids eat for lunch, and cultivating truffles like any other crop.
Critics and commentators have weighed in on the First Lady's new school lunch guidelines, and potato farmers are the only ones complaining.
First Lady Michelle Obama announced the first major changes to the national school lunch program in 15 years from an elementary school in Virginia.