"Landmark" study finds a highly processed diet spurred people to overeat compared with an unprocessed diet, about 500 extra calories a day. That suggests something about processing itself is at play.
A violent past wiped out some of the country's culinary roots and contributed to a reliance on processed foods. But that is changing, as a movement grows to innovate with indigenous ingredients.
Stories about the harms of sugar have consumers wondering if they should put the apple back on the shelf.
We may be addicted to sugar as a culture, but not in the way some of us are addicted to drugs like cocaine or heroin: The problem is a collective one.
Last year, the FDA told the maker of Kind bars some of its nut-filled snacks couldn't be labeled as "healthy." Now the agency is rethinking what healthy means.
The new bill would require companies to disclose genetically modified ingredients in foods. Critics dislike that the info does not have to appear on the label.
In the absence of equipment for making their own meals from scratch, schools rely on large manufacturers to provide them pre-made.
The latest Dietary Guidelines for Americans, released in January, recommend limiting sodium intake to 2,300 milligrams (about 1 teaspoon) per day.
Inside the scientific process of creating new foods. A look at the cold brew coffee trend. And, the balance between animal welfare and protecting the land.
Journalist Michael Moss argues food companies have been deliberately bumping up the salt, sugar and fat levels in processed foods to get us hooked.
Many food companies are seeking certification that their products don’t have any genetically modified ingredients, and not just brands in the health food aisle.
Packaged foods are designed for taste, not health, and the nutrition labels don't tell you the whole story.
Tasting is believing at Mother Hubbard's Cupboard. Kayte Young shows patrons how easy and inexpensive it is to prepare healthy and delicious meals.
Dr. Drew Ramsey's new book "The Happiness Diet" links healthy eating with a healthy brain. Don't worry -- He's not asking you to kick your burger habit.
Americans consume more sodium than is healthy in part because of a reliance on processed foods. How young does the reliance start?
Public relations professionals take note -- surprises aren't always met with delight.
This just in: junk food is addictive. But researchers claim our brains consider junk food as addictive as drugs.
Food and liquid containers just got safer. Canada leads the way worldwide in declaring bisphenol A (BPA) a toxic substance.
"It has always been a processed food eaten for pleasure with no particular nutritional benefit," says Rutgers Professor. Candy-lovers' guilty consciences eased.
A new study published this week found an association between "Western-style" diets and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in teens.