A new study finds 33 percent of American children are overweight. But researchers hope the findings don't overshadow the success stories out there.
A recent analysis found that of the 1,500 new supermarkets promised for food deserts by next year, only about 250 have opened in those neighborhoods so far.
The obesity rate rises again. Well over one-third of adult Americans are obese. But a new Cornell study questions, is junk food really the cause?
New evidence shows that obese children who cut back on sugar get significant health benefits after only ten days.
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.
A new study reveals that a tax on sugary drinks implemented in Berkeley, California has increased soda prices much less than expected.
A new study reveals “little evidence” for a correlation between obesity and a person’s local food environment.
Researchers have found that people who can vividly imagine smells are more likely to be obese than those who do not.
The FDA has given shelf-stable trans fats an expiration date. They must be phased out of the food system within three years.
To the dismay of health advocates, Dunkin' Donuts is the latest fast food chain to consider home delivery services.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
It's cheap, it's convenient and it's a staple for many young Americans. Pizza is a big player in children's diets.
Researchers have shown that people who cook at home instead of eating out end up consuming less fat and fewer calories without even trying.
But another California city, San Francisco, saw its proposed law to tax sugary beverages go down in defeat.
How food insecurity and obesity are tied to the massive amounts of food Americans waste, in our conversation with Jonathan Bloom. Lessons in compost and stock.
Did you share a Coke this summer? Coca-Cola's successful campaign featured names and social media promotion geared toward Millenials.
A new study has shown that a group of food companies cut trillions of calories, mostly from junk food, but questions remain about the pact’s overall effect.
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.
Low-carb appeared to be superior to low-fat for weight loss in a recent study. The results ignited comments from all sides of the diet debate.
Scientists are encouraged by the brain's adaptation to the healthy foods and the use of behavioral therapy in overweight patients.