Look at the numbers, and ignore the complaining.
Plus, more information on the healthy-eating gap between poorer and richer American families.
Teens who incorrectly think they're on the heavy side are more likely to be obese as young adults, according to a new study.
Newer fast food ads all show healthy foods, but the fruits and veggies are drowned out by everything else.
New research looks at intriguing parallels between human parenting styles and styles of pet ownership.
The costs of banning America's favorite kids drink from schools may outweigh the benefits, a new study suggests.
Surveying the fat of the land, researchers look for any connection between obesity and rules intended to fight it.
New research from Ireland finds 9-year-olds are far less likely to be obese if their mothers breastfed them for at least six months.
And that's why keeping the larder stocked for safety-net programs such as food stamps may keep people fed and fit.
A new study finds only the middle class — not the rich or the poor — are likely to change their behavior with a soda tax.
A program to ensure all American children get at least one good meal a day may lie behind their expanding waistlines. Oddly, a breakfast program does not.
A generation of couch potatoes may be perfect to fight the next PlayStation war, but the Pentagon wants to know who will do the actual rough stuff on the ground.
Congress is preparing to take up reauthorization of the Child Nutrition Act, but the recipe for success is far from simple.
New research finds subsidizing healthy food is no answer to the obesity epidemic.
Lots of urban kids are flocking to eat crappy food peddled by corner stores, but both kids and vendors can be shown a more nutritious way.