Two studies come to conflicting conclusions about the social changes needed to reverse the obesity epidemic.
If your food is stale, you're less likely to eat it, right? Not if you're reaching for stale food out of habit.
The push to ban the use of food stamps for sodas has been defeated by the USDA.
Could shorter lunch periods contribute to childhood obesity?
With a smaller portion of fries and apple slices automatically included, McDonald's is trying to make its Happy Meals healthy (relatively speaking).
I initially applauded the decision by Jack in the Box to remove toys from kids meals, but when you peel back the layers you see that this is just a PR move.
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.