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.
Americans spend less on groceries, and tend to have poorer diets.
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.
Health advocates and a school nutrition lobby group are bracing for battle as an opt-out provision for school lunch rules moves through the U.S. House.
Some school districts are complaining of financial losses since healthy school lunch rules went into effect in 2012. House Republicans have proposed a solution.
New research has thrown long-held health recommendations over fate consumption into doubt, but some experts are worried consumers will get the wrong message.
A law firm is pushing for 16 state attorneys general to sue food companies for obesity-related health care costs connected to their products. Could it work?
We aren't so different after all, and that could be a bad thing when it comes to the global food supply.
The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Instead of ranking culinary prowess, the Good Enough to Eat index measures a country's supply of nourishing foods.