In the 1900s, nutritionists and dairy producers helped convince Americans that cow's milk was nature's perfect food. But the science and tastes have changed.
The former first lady got fired up talking about the issues she championed during her eight years in the White House.
Historically, prevalence of obesity in Mexico was associated with higher socioeconomic status. A new study shows that's changing, and impacting teen girls.
The U.K. and Canada released reports last month detailing efforts to reduce sugar consumption in their respective countries, with two different approaches.
When infants and young kids grow up in homes without enough to eat, they're more likely to perform poorly in kindergarten, a study shows.
Meals on Wheels America has seen a surge in donations from worried supporters since President Trump's budget proposal was released.
Getting kids to eat veggies through subterfuge sets the bar too low, researchers say. Your child must actually learn to like veggies, weird textures and all.
New research finds eating soy milk, edamame and tofu does not have harmful effects for women with breast cancer, as some have worried.
Concerns about mercury contamination have led many pregnant women to under-consume seafood. So the FDA issued a new chart explaining what to eat, what to avoid.
Treating people through nutrition is not a new idea, but it's making inroads as more medical professionals make meals a formal part of care.
When Cheryl Johnson visits school cafeterias, she sees kids eating more fruits and vegetables, but the amount of food thrown away has not increased.
Despite assumptions that food allergies are becoming more common, experts say they just don't know. Symptoms can be misinterpreted and diagnosis isn't easy.
In the great household debate about refrigerating tomatoes, there's new scientific evidence on the no-fridge side, but some taste testers are not convinced.
Berlin has become a vegan mecca, but now Germany's nutritionists warn that a vegan diet can't provide all a body needs.
Many kids rely on school for food their families can't afford. Two reports suggest one group is falling through the cracks: teens.
Chocolate lovers may agree cocoa is the food of the gods, but how strong is the evidence that it boosts heart health?
80 percent of American adults don't eat enough fruits, veggies and whole grains. Yet a Truven Health Analytics poll suggests we eat with blinders on.
As the Community Kitchen of Monroe County prepares for the 10th annual Chef's Challenge, Executive Director Pierce reflects on how her organization has evolved.
The Food and Drug Administration has brushed aside industry objections and will require food labels to disclose how much sugar has been added to packaged food.
The U.S. Department of Agriculture has proposed rules to force stores that accept food stamps to offer healthier foods.