Scientists from the Harvard School of Public Health have come up with a new Healthy Eating Plate as an alternative to the USDA's
Here, a bit of clarification on my story posted yesterday, "How to Stop Fast Food Companies From Accepting Food Stamps"
Let your representatives know that you want a safety net for people who are out of work that enables them to eat healthfully
Is anyone evaluating this public health education method? Whether it does any good or not, I wish, at a recent baseball game, I could have gotten the peanuts button: 960 calories!
Have you wanted to do something about school meals but didn't know how? Now that you have this list, there are no more excuses.
A report says the U.K.'s Responsibility Deal with the food industry is good for food companies but not so effective for public health
An intriguing item in the latest issue of Food Chemical News suggests Tom Vilsack is working to revitalize the rural economy
On Tuesday morning, three dozen legal scholars weighed in on the food industry's fight against proposed nutrition standards
Lobbyists from dairy and produce groups have already gone to work dismantling the Healthy, Hunger-Free Kids Act of 2010
A look at the latest on the financial burdens of obesity, junk-food marketing to children, soda bans, and more
A new British Medical Journal article suggests that indulging in chocolate could lower your risk for heart disease and stroke
The Lancet's new Body Weight Simulator can tell you—and its new papers on obesity are worth a look, too
A 2005 report urged the feds to intervene. So what happened? Not much—and the original scolders have gone soft.
Want to lower your cholesterol? New research tells you how—but it doesn't really say anything new.
A look at a different kind of government contractor: the formula manufacturers who compete to feed America's babies
Even if you never eat Big Macs or McNuggets, is buying McDonald's for a panhandler the right thing to do?
A nutritionist reviews recent research on the substance to determine whether it deserves its devilish reputation
Cargill's 36-million-pound turkey recall is one of the largest meat recalls ever—and it shows that progress isn't being made
A nutritionist responds to reader questions about meat and dairy (and their dangers), walnuts, and calories
2,000 calories is only enough to sustain children and postmenopausal women—but it's on nutrition labels everywhere