A watchdog group is pressing the White House to take action on salt guidelines in packaged foods and restaurant meals by this summer.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
A court battle over salty food warnings is heating up in New York and could set the tone for other food label initiatives across the country.
Journalist Michael Moss argues food companies have been deliberately bumping up the salt, sugar and fat levels in processed foods to get us hooked.
According to a new study, consuming too much salt and sugar from packaged foods starts at a young age.
Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.
A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
New research from UC Davis suggests that our brains automatically regulate salt intake, casting doubt on calls for Americans to cut salt consumption.
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.
Nestle and General Mills have agreed to reduce sugar and sodium content in cereals sold outside the United States.
What upcoming changes may you see in how the government regulates the food industry?
The newest product of the bacon craze comes from Burger King, but it has nothing to do with burgers.
Nine out of ten Americans eat too much salt, and the bad news is in what foods that salt can be found.
Salt and ketchup aren't just for fries anymore. Gourmet ketchup and artisan salts are a couple of items that are the future of food.
Americans consume more sodium than is healthy in part because of a reliance on processed foods. How young does the reliance start?
After four months of curing in the root cellar, the holiday season is a perfect time to slice up the country ham.
Classic cowboy chili and red-eye gravy recipes both have old coffee in them, so this cowboy from Columbus, Indiana decided to add some espresso to this blend.
A group of health professionals is pressuring McDonald's to stop marketing towards children by using their iconic clown.
Snack and sugared drink companies like PepsiCo are rethinking how they present themselves and how their products are made.
Beet juice has made it into the road treatment arsenal of many transportation departments across the country is. And no, it doesn't stain the roads red.