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After only a year, Denmark's unpopular tax on saturated fat is to be repealed in January.
Nestle and General Mills have agreed to reduce sugar and sodium content in cereals sold outside the United States.
Not everyone is swallowing New York City's big soda ban.
Newly published research suggests that when it comes to obesity, it's not just what's in our food that matters, but what's in food packaging as well.
New York City is often a trailblazer in the fight against obesity, first with banning trans fats and then with calorie counts on menus. Now, it's big soda.
Ahead of federally-mandated menu changes, McDonald's is voluntarily posting nutritional information alongside menu items.
Mississippi has the highest obesity rate while Colorado has the lowest. Indiana is one of the 12 states with an obesity rate over 30 percent.
A recent study finds laws preventing the sale of unhealthy snacks and beverages in schools is correlated with reduced weight gain in students.
On-campus soda availability dropped by almost 50 percent between the 2006-2007 and 2010-2011 school years.
9 million hungry visitors will be descending on London in the coming weeks. Do fast food and fast runners belong in the same place?
A team of researchers looks at the ecological impacts of a human population that's growing in more ways than one.