The Checkup: Dietary Guidelines


Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011

Denmark’s fat tax

Denmark has enacted a tax on foods containing high percentages of saturated fat, the BBC reported over the weekend. The move is meant to help reduce obesity among the Danish, though just 10 percent of that population is overweight or obese.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 10/04/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dietary Guidelines

Posted at 07:00 AM ET, 03/01/2011

Ranch dressing rules

For better or worse, ranch dressing is the most popular salad dressing in America. As I write in this week's "Eat, Drink and Be Healthy" column, it has overtaken Italian dressing as our dressing of choice, both at the store and at restaurants.

By Jennifer LaRue Huget  |  07:00 AM ET, 03/01/2011 |  Permalink  |  Comments ( 0)
Categories:  Dietary Guidelines, Family Health, Nutrition and Fitness, Obesity, School Nutrition, Teens