This comprehensive study shows that many factors affect the obesity crisis, notably restrictions individuals face in their access to exercise and healthy food.
A new study has found that a nearby grocer doesn't mean better eating habits. Study finds customers are more likely to eat fast food.
In addition to white potatoes, starch-heavy corn and peas are also in danger of being cut in favor of leafy greens and orange vegetables.
A proposed California tax of one penny per one ounce of a sweetened drink could raise $1.7 billion for the state's education and anti-obesity programs.
Soda has been targeted by public health advocates as a leading contributor to the obesity epidemic. See the ways the industry is trying to change its image.
A new study conducted in Michigan schools has found that school lunches are a risk factor for childhood obesity.
Almost two thirds of adults in Indiana are overweight or obese, but the state budget doesn't include the funds to tackle this public health issue.
A bill to name whoopie pies Maine's state dessert has started a debate over whether the treats are too unhealthy.
Researchers at Washington University have found a link between overeating and family history of alcoholism. Does this mean we can be addicted to food?
Michelle Obama announced a plan to install 6,000 salad bars in elementary schools across the country. Could lawmakers soon affect wider change to school lunch?
Recent studies published by the USDA and Feeding America find that food insecurity has increased in the United States.
Fast food restaurants were put on notice this week. A study out of Yale analyzes marketing campaigns as related to kids and those "better-for-you" menu items.
Reducing soda consumption is undeniably a healthier choice for consumers. However, Michael Bloomberg's proposal raises controversial issues of classism.
Funding has been shifted from anti-tobacco programs to give more financial support to fighting obesity.
First Lady Michelle Obama hosted her first live web chat on Tuesday to answer questions about her Let's Move campaign.
Two new studies regarding trace contaminants in packaged foods - High bacteria counts in Canadian bottled water and high levels of BPA in canned goods.
Well here we are, “Jamie Oliver’s Food Revolution” is over. Perhaps just for now, perhaps for good. Cory Barker has a recap of episode 6.
"Mrs. Q" is an anonymous elementary school teacher in the Midwest who has resolved to eat school lunches every day in 2010 and document her experience.
Last year, the Obama administration proposed the implementation of a soda tax, but the initiative fell flat. Maybe.
Television critic (and former Earth Eats intern), Cory Barker gives an outsider's perspective on Jamie Oliver's Food Revolution (so far)