What if major food corporations used their formidable resources for good? Good nutrition, that is. That’s the driving principle behind PepsiCo’s new New Haven–based research laboratory.
Diet & Fitness
If a product trumpets benefits that seem too good to be true — “Lose weight by eating pizza!” — it probably means they are.
Kids are notorious for being picky eaters. But whether moms view them that way can determine whether they end up eating enough fruits and veggies, according to new research published recently in the journal Public Health Nursing.
There are many contributors to childhood weight gain — diet, inactivity, genes — but a study released on Dec. 27 in Pediatrics identifies another potential cause: certain types of baby formula.
The cacao tree, which grows the fruit that turns into chocolate, is one of the oldest cultivated trees on the planet. Over 3,000 years ago, the Mayans domesticated what is thought to be the highest quality variety, Theobroma cacao.
Everybody crowds around the appetizer table at holiday parties — baked brie and festive logs of goat cheese can be just too tempting to pass up.
Earlier this month, I went snowboarding for the first time in a few years. Not much has changed for me since the last time out. I still suffer from the same heady mix of poor depth perception and lousy risk management.
Meal replacements like shakes, bars and prepackaged entrees can often be a boon for people who are trying to lose weight, but a new study at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia found that they weren’t a good long-term …
The British government recommends that citizens eat five servings of fruits and vegetables a day. The reality is that few people meet this standard.
There’s nothing like a furry red creature with a big nose to add a dash of excitement to the churn of bureaucracy.
It’s certainly not news that children are drinking more soda today than they ever have. That also means they’re consuming much more caffeine, whether from carbonated beverages or sports drinks. Which might also mean that more …
In conjunction with the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), Monet Parham, a 41-year-old mother of two, filed a class action against McDonald’s on Wednesday in San Francisco Superior Court, claiming that the fast …
Now that the holidays are here, New Year’s resolutions to lose weight won’t be far behind. So just in time, researchers report that keeping up a regular exercise regimen may be your best bet when it comes to keeping extra …