The obesity rate dropped 43 percent for young children over the past decade, marking the first major decline in the obesity epidemic.
A new study finds that simply opening stores that offer fresh produce doesn't mean residents in food deserts will change their eating habits.
Instead of ranking culinary prowess, the Good Enough to Eat index measures a country's supply of nourishing foods.
A new study has found organic milk is higher in omega-3 fatty acids than conventional milk, but not everyone considers it a health breakthrough.
There is currently no national standard for date-stamps on food. As a result, a new study says consumers are throwing away lots of perfectly edible food.
A new study has found that Subway patrons eat about as many calories as those who go to McDonald's.
Riding a wave of new research on microflora and health, a study published this week suggests a link between the critters in our bellies and heart disease.
According to recent research, simply calling a food "organic" causes it to be perceived very differently.
A study released Thursday found an increased risk of early death with high processed meat intake.
Scientists unearth yet another reason to boost your intake of whole foods.
From droughts to hurricanes, 2012 has been rocky one for farmers and foodies alike. Here's our annual roundup of the year's major food news stories.
New study finds a correlation between commonly-ingested chemicals and allergies.
Pediatricians have released a study warning against exposure to pesticides for children. One way to avoid them is to buy organic.
Americans overwhelmingly support the idea that government and communities should work to make fresh, local produce more widely available.
Do your attitudes about food say anything about other aspects of your ethical life? That was the question posed by a new study.
Is junk food really cheaper than healthy food? The USDA says it depends how you do the math.
Studies show all that processed meat isn't terribly good for you, or for the environment. Do you eat it anyway?
A new study looks into the brain activity behind ice cream cravings.
Raw milk proponents are gearing up for a fight as new evidence emerges that raw milk is more likely to make you sick than its pasteurized counterpart.
How do you get a kid to eat more veggies? Don't tell them, show them.