This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
$500 million will be taken from the WIC program, which provides at-risk mothers and babies with nutritional meals.
Some parents are angered by one Chicago school's attempt to promote healthful eating.
Parents may have to be sneaky when it comes to helping kids like veggies, but keep trying. You never know when your child may come around to liking vegetables.
As Let's Move! celebrates its first year, we look at its past progress and its goals for the future.
Kids love to snack, but that doesn't mean those snacks can't be healthy. Here's a list of healthy snacks to fuel your kids after a long school day.
A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.
The Charlotte Mecklenburg School System in North Carolina has stopped serving fried chicken and French fries in their school lunches. What about your school?
For the first time ever, guidelines focus on the growing obesity epidemic, telling Americans to eat less, and emphasizing a plant-based diet.
The Food Industry released its own set of nutrition guidelines, but the Obama administration is not convinced.
New USDA rules will require familiar nutrition labels either on packaging or signs in supermarkets.
Next to Thanksgiving, Christmas is the busiest time of year for the folks at the Community Kitchen of Monroe County and the Hoosier Hills Food Bank.
My passions lie in all things food, from nutrition to farming. I see cooking as a way to communicate, cure, share, grow, or just simply spend a great afternoon.
Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?
Recent studies published by the USDA and Feeding America find that food insecurity has increased in the United States.
Always baking for your friends? Don't leave out your furry ones! Everyone loves homemade treats, especially around the holidays.
"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.
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.
A new study found that children 2-18 get 40% of their daily intake from fat and sugar — putting them at risk for obesity and other diet-related illness.
Researchers at Purdue University have found a way to turbo-charge orange corn with vitamin A, making these ears good for your eyes.