April 19, 2013 The frozen food industry wants you to know that even though its food isn't "fresh," it's still good. And they're paying big bucks to convince you.
April 8, 2013 Scientists have developed a type of chocolate infused with micro-bubbles of fruit juice that they say can replace up to half of the fat found in normal chocolate. This hybrid treat, they say, provides a tasty, more healthful alternative to regular chocolate.
February 7, 2013 Who says healthy doesn't sell? McDonald's, Panera Bread and other restaurant chains that offered more lower-calorie food choices saw a 9 percent jump in food and beverage sales from 2006 to 2011, a new report finds. Restaurants without these options saw sales drop.
December 7, 2012 Unafraid of the supposed barrier between sweet and savory, many chefs are incorporating vegetables like tomatoes, eggplants, and even mushrooms into new dessert recipes. But are they any healthier? Actually, yes, says a nutritionist.
September 20, 2012 A former hedge fund manager-turned-philanthropist is donating millions of dollars to challenge the conventional wisdom about what makes us fat. The Nutrition Science Initiative says new research will make it possible to significantly lower obesity rates by 2020.
August 22, 2012 Once a month Cashion Callaway makes a sit-down soup dinner for her community and teaches people about cooking and nutrition.
August 14, 2012 Sliced and chopped apples shipped all over the U.S. by Ready Pac Inc., are recalled over concerns about Listeria found on plant equipment. So if you've been choosing apples over fries lately, you might want to hit pause.
April 2, 2012 Americans do pretty well at eating enough vitamins and minerals, according to the latest figures from the CDC. But some groups aren't getting enough of nutrients like vitamin D, iron and iodine.
March 8, 2012 Eating lots of fruits and veggies gives skin a slightly yellow hue. And that's considered more healthy and attractive looking, according to a new study.
January 24, 2012 People around the globe know they should be exercising more and eating better. But food manufacturers aren't helping, with dubious health claims and confusing nutrition labels. That's the word from a global survey on nutrition information.
October 5, 2011 It all started when Wu forgot to pack her lunch one day. What she says she saw? "It was barely recognizable as food." Like for example, she found that many chicken nuggets were just 50 percent chicken.
September 30, 2011 Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack says changes to the school nutrition rule are underway, including more clarity on the recommendation to reduce kids' potato and starchy vegetable consumption. He also says rural America needs a 'thank you.'