Not only is the food pyramid confusing, but studies conducted since 1992 have shown it may be grossly flawed in the amounts of carbs and fats it recommends.
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To celebrate the National School Food Program's successes, the USDA is hosting a number of activities this week to promote advances and benefits of the program.
On Thursday, the Healthy, Hunger-Free Child Kids Act passed by unanimous consent in the Senate.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted her first live web chat on Tuesday to answer questions about her Let's Move campaign.
Hundreds of chefs gathered on the White House lawn today to launch "Chefs Move to Schools" an adopt-a-school program pairing chefs with local schools.
The White House has signed an agreement with food and beverage industry leaders to cut 1 trillion calories from the American diet by 2012.
Earlier today First Lady Michelle Obama and the Childhood Obesity Task Force unveiled a new action plan to address America's childhood obesity epidemic.
Celebrities are making healthy food the latest cool cause. That's a trend AmeriCorps wants to harvest, literally, with a new FoodCorps volunteer program.
"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.
Michelle Obama will be joined by the White House chefs, elementary school children and others to break ground today on the White House Spring kitchen garden.
Chef Jamie Oliver's new television show, "Food Revolution," premieres tonight on ABC, but the show has already met with cynicism from comics and critics
Michelle Obama spoke with U.S. grocers yesterday, calling for industry-wide improvements to help parents and kids make healthier food decisions.
The US Department of Agriculture has launched an interactive map showing the availability of local and healthier food options throughout the U.S.
The announcement of Michelle Obama's "Let's Move" initiative has re-invigorated the school lunch debate among bloggers and the mainstream media.
A new study finds that the consumption of commercial television by children may be a contributing factor to childhood obesity.
While big names talk about our responsibility to better the diets of America's children, some of America's children are taking the responsibility on themselves.