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.
According to a couple new reports, obesity rates in every state in America top 20 percent, while one-third of U.S. children are consuming fast food daily.
To the dismay of health advocates, Dunkin' Donuts is the latest fast food chain to consider home delivery services.
A new study indicates that some people show signs of addiction when consuming processed foods with high fat and refined carbs.
Let them eat eggs, says the top U.S. nutrition advisory panel.
FDA officials estimate consumers will lose up to $5.27 billion in ‘lost pleasure’ over the next two decades as a result of calorie counts on restaurant menus.
Vilsack is widely credited with rallying the support that ultimately made the 2014 farm bill one of the few major bipartisan successes in this Congress.
It's been a long time coming, but calorie counts will be arriving on menu boards at restaurants, groceries, theaters and most places that sell fresh food.
Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.