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.
In a new era of fast food marketing, the Colonel is not invited to KFC's hipper and healthier-looking stores.
Senators have called on the children's programming giant to quit advertising junk food to children. Nickelodeon has not relented.
Healthier changes are finally coming to school snacks -- the first major overhaul in 30 years.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
Consuming sugary beverages daily has been associated with an increased risk of diabetes and stroke, a recent study finds.
New York City's big soda ban was set to start today, until an eleventh-hour decision by the New York State Supreme Court put a stop to Mayor Bloomberg's plan.
Michelle Obama hits the road this week to promote the third birthday of Let's Move!, her initiative that aims to eliminate childhood obesity.
In hopes encouraging healthier eating habits among the nation's youth, the USDA has proposed a new set of guidelines for food sold in schools.
With a new ad campaign, Coca-Cola is trying to portray itself as a leader in the war on obesity. Here's why we should be suspicious.
A new study suggests that alongside diet, exercise and environment, genetics may be a significant factor in whether or not we become obese.
The USDA has decided to allow more meat and grains in school lunches after outcry by school administrators.
For the first time in thirty years, studies are showing declines in childhood obesity rates.
A new tax attempts to change the ingredients list of a French favorite.
After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.