More than 75 percent of of all items found in public food vending machines are candy, chips, and cookies.
A discussion with Nestlé USA's chairman about what manufacturers owe the public and the paths to better food policy.
How many of the Congress members' constituents used food stamps didn't matter at all.
The First Lady wants us to drink more water. How much more? That's not so clear.
The whole Idea of New York City's (currently delayed) large sugary drinks ban was to get New Yorkers to consume less soda. But what if they actually ended up drinking more with such a regulation in effect?
The simple act of changing the color of a food label can have big results in what we perceive as healthy—or not.
The state with the highest obesity rate in the country won't allow cities or counties to restrict portion sizes of foods or beverages.
New York City will appeal the legal ruling that has halted its big soda ban—and it won't be the first time one of the city's public health laws has landed in court.
The New York City soda ban is now in effect, and it's hitting everything from milkeshakes to lattes.
Watch out, potato growers of the world: As lower calorie options take hold at fast food joints, a new study suggests french fries could be a casualty.
Keep this in mind the next time you read about a new food being linked to cancer: The vast majority of those studies, new research finds, are pretty much bunk.
Denmark will repeal its fat tax after it showed an unintended consequence: It pushed Danes to shop in other countries for fattier foods.
Lawsuits have become a rite of passage for New York City Mayor Mike Bloomberg's many public health initiatives - and it looks like the forthcoming big soda ban will be no exception.
Labeling a food as "medium" rather than "large" can actually lead diners to eat more, rather than less.
New ads from Blue Cross Blue Shield Minnesota have drawn criticism for their depictions of overweight American. But an official there thinks they're just what we need drive down obesity rates.
New research on milk pricing suggests a small fat tax, increasing the relative cost of fattier foods by a quarter or two, could go a long way.
Schools have been ditching soda en masse. But we still don't know whether that will make students any healthier - or whether they'll seek out sugary drinks elsewhere.
Researchers at Cornell University's Food and Brand Lab has a new, albeit, unconventional take on how to solve our obesity crisis: Call in the comic book super heros.