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.
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.
Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.
School meals have a huge influence over the nutritional well-being of children. How can you make a difference?
A study was published this week supporting a few of the health and environmental benefits of organically-grown produce that foodies have been arguing for years.
Earth Eats fans weighed in with their two cents about how to put healthier food choices (that they will actually eat!) into your kids' lunchboxes.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted her first live web chat on Tuesday to answer questions about her Let's Move campaign.
Earth Eats recently spoke with Marion Nestle about everything from the raw milk debate to pet food to food labeling. This is the first part of the interview.
Celebrity chefs taking on the challenges of school lunch is becoming a bona fide trend!
Researchers hope to measure the impacts of continuous doses of very low levels of drugs being constantly reintroduced into the environment and the food supply.
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.
On Thursday, June 3 author Janet Poppendieck joined us to discuss her new book "Free For All: Fixing School Food in America"
"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.
The health care overhaul was signed into law by President Obama on Tuesday, including a provision directed toward chain restaurants.
Yogurt is full of protein, calcium and other essential nutrients and contains beneficial strains of bacteria that aid in digestion. Here's how to make your own!
On Tuesday, Michelle Obama launched her "Let's Move" campaign which aims to combat the child obesity epidemic that plagues our country.
Jamie Oliver won the 2010 TED Prize for his wish to travel around the country and teach kids the fundamentals of cooking fun, tasty, healthy food.
New Years resolution time, and many people are thinking about steps they can take to live a greener, more sustainable lifestyle. Here are our favorite 10 tips.