The American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP) and the American Heart Association recommend that children drink skim or low-fat milk after age 2. But that may not help them to avoid obesity.
In a much anticipated ruling, the USDA announced that as soon as next year, schools across the country must provide snacks low in fat, sodium and salt in vending machines.
Weight is never an easy subject, but it can be especially dicey when parents broach the issue of eating habits and weight with their teens.
Fruits and vegetables on grocery store shelves may have left the farm but that doesn’t mean they’re inert.
Loading up on burgers and deli meats may be tempting, but too much red meat could trigger metabolic changes that upset the body’s glucose balance.
On Monday, Google added a new feature to its search capabilities: in-depth and accurate nutrition information.
For the past five months, Rob Rhinehart has lived off Soylent, a milky mixture of vitamins and minerals he developed. He says it contains all the human body needs to be completely satiated and nutritionally balanced — and he …
Along the lines of advice to avoid grocery shopping when you’re hungry, new research concludes that children who electronically pre-order their lunch are more likely to make healthier meal choices than students who pick and …
Obesity is a big problem that needs big solutions, and Facebook may be coming to the rescue.
Complying with federal guidelines for healthy meals in schools helps children to stay leaner, according to the latest study on school lunches.
Eating fish can be good for the heart and even for the brain, so it’s probably no surprise that pelagic products can lead to a longer life.
Paltrow reveals her latest diet decisions in her new cookbook. And they don’t include some of children’s favorite comfort foods.