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.
The Let's Move! campaign has announced Sesame Street characters will promote produce to children. Will it work?
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
First Lady Michelle Obama has launched a new campaign encouraging water consumption -- but why?
New research has shown that even a small amount of soda each day could turn kindergarteners into terrors.
Two New York hospitals have become the latest testing ground for a project to curb diet-related diseases with fresh produce.
New research from the UC Berkeley shows how sleep deprivation causes junk food cravings.
New York City's ban on sugary beverages was struck down in appeals court Tuesday.