Critics of the USDA's new stocking standards say their opposition is about incentivizing retailers, not about penalizing people for what's in their grocery cart.
One new study confirms marijuana smokers prefer junk food, but another finds they are actually a bit thinner than non-users.
The agency wants to update food packaging rules so that such labeling is based on scientific evidence.
New research finds that hangovers result from heavy drinking, no matter the combination of beverages.
Fries aren't the healthiest food, but they do not act alone.
Breast milk offers better nutrition than formula to infants who cannot access their mother's milk. But centers have proliferated, raising other concerns.
Evidence points to a failed attempt at social engineering.
School-based nutrition and BMI screenings are meant to improve the health of students, but emerging evidence shows that, not only aren't they helping, they also appear to be triggering deadly eating disorders in children. Now, a small group of activists is taking on the system—and making a difference.
A study finds "ready to use treatment foods" may help prevent malnutrition—in certain circumstances.
University of California–San Francisco researcher Cristin Kearns dropped a promising career at the Kaiser Foundation to dig through sugar industry archives for a smoking gun. With help from the man who brought down Big Tobacco, she’s now proving that Big Sugar steered scientists away from looking at the ingredient’s harmful effects.