A new study shows that kids’ packed lunches from home are high in sugar and salt, and fall short of federal nutrition guidelines.
The FDA's proposal to include “added sugar” to the Nutrition Facts label has sparked cheers from health advocates and fierce opposition from food companies.
Some food companies are changing recipes behind the scenes to comply with health recommendations, but they're doing it quietly for fear of losing business.
Here is a guide to choosing, tasting and appreciating chocolate -- no frills, no add-ins.
As soda sales drop for a ninth straight year, diet soda sees a particularly large plummet amid health concerns.
Staci Radford-Vincent taught her 7-year-old son how to help in the kitchen when he was just a toddler, and now he values healthy eating and home cooked food.
Hidden sugars are everywhere: in sauces, processed and frozen foods, and condiments. How much is too much?
Making maple syrup does not need to be left to the experts. Michael Farrell's "A Sugarmaker's Companion" will give you the tools you need to do it yourself.
Nutrition science has changed over the past 20 years, but nutrition labels on food haven't — until now.
Where New York City failed, Mexico seems to be succeeding in implementing a junk food tax in the hopes of curbing its obesity epidemic.
Demand for cocoa is much steeper than growers can keep up with, but reports of chocolate's doom have been greatly exaggerated.
A new study has found that a majority of the top 100 athletes' food and beverage endorsements were for unhealthy products.
New research has shown that even a small amount of soda each day could turn kindergarteners into terrors.
Time for a treat! Select your favorite nuts for this Caribbean style nut brittle.
New York City's ban on sugary beverages was struck down in appeals court Tuesday.
Big Sugar spent big bucks over the last three months to make sure their sweet subsidy deal stayed in the farm bill.
Sugary beverage consumption has gone down over the past decade, especially by children.
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.
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.