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.
A new report found that obesity rates in most states have leveled off, with some states even showing a decrease among young children from low-income families.
A program in Boston is whetting kids’ appetites for local produce by taking them on a tour of the food system, from seed to market to plate.
A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
There are many things that can cause a hen to stop laying eggs, from the weather to an illness. Here are the most common problems to help you troubleshoot.
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
A new study shows that foods seem more healthy when words like “all-natural” appear on packaging, even when we know better.
New research is helping parents learn how to get their kids to overcome their natural reflex to eschew new foods.
Staci Radford-Vincent taught her 7-year-old son how to help in the kitchen when he was just a toddler, and now he values healthy eating and home cooked food.
Being a home cook isn't much different from being a chef. I want to make delicious dishes from scratch that will last several meals and not break the bank.
New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.
Pairing cooking classes with increased access to whole foods changes eating habits at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Corned beef tongue for St. Patrick's Day.
Tasting is believing at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Kayte Young shows patrons how easy and inexpensive it is to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
Unhealthy foods are already being taken out of school lunches. Next up is the removal of unhealthy food marketing in schools.
Give Chef Dave Tallent the chance and he'll change your mind about beets with his Italian-inspired Beet And Goat Cheese Ravioli.
Nutrition science has changed over the past 20 years, but nutrition labels on food haven't — until now.