In case you missed it, the Center for Science in the Public Interest ― with a long and illustrious history of doing just
Follow at: LinkedIN; Twitter; Facebook Food, too, is the construction material for the countless millions of cells and molecules
For now, the cow can be dietary guidelines. In fact, the placement of cows, and milk for that matter, in dietary guidance is at the heart of current discord- and we are all well advised to wonder: who holds the bucket?
In other words, the best diet for our health depends, as it ever has, not on replacing trans fat with any one oil from any one nut up any one tree; but on seeing the forest.
Growing Power, Inc., was founded by former professional basketball player and one of Time Magazine's 100 most influential
Whether the GRAS process needs to be overhauled is a major question, not a minor one, as it drives to the issue of how much regulation we want in our country and whether we trust companies to have consumer safety top-of-mind as they develop new products and ingredients.
But of course, glaciers move -- their pace may be slow, but it's not stasis. Over the course of thousands of years, the movement
Kids spend the vast majority of their waking life at school and the food they encounter there does matter. It matters on a purely nutritional level, of course, but it also matters on an educational level.
Since 2007, the Xtreme Eating Awards have become an (almost) annual tradition. Today, we unveil the latest "winners." What we found is extreme by anyone's definition. Take a look at our nine dis-honorees.
The wellbeing of children is everybody's business, and everybody should mind that children are staring down the barrel of a glow-in-the-dark cheese doodle or sugar-laden cereal loop at foreshadowed health and foreshortened lives.
The Center for Science in the Public Interest has asked the Food and Drug Administration to get rid of partially hydrogenated oil altogether. In the meantime, avoid products like these.
This is not about Food Day. This is about the other 364 days this year; the 365 days last year; and the 365 days next year. Why aren't THEY Food Day?
On Friday, we brought you the "Terrible 10," which comprised the worst aspects of America's food scene. For today, we decided
The first annual Food Day is October 24; it aims to bring Americans from all walks of life together to "push for healthy
"Everything in moderation" is usually used to justify serving (or consuming) one of those bad foods. But there is nothing moderate about most of the choices at sit-down restaurants like Applebee's, The Cheesecake Factory and Denny's.
Today, "liquid candy" -- non-diet carbonated soft drinks -- is the single largest source of American calories, providing about 7 percent of calories
Over the course of the next six months, we hope to create what will be a huge grassroots mobilization for changing what Americans eat. It's all connected: The meals we eat, the foods we grow, the policies we form, and the impact we have.
The food industry wants to come up with its own front-of-package labeling system before the Food and Drug Administration comes up with one for them.
The FDA should devise a reasonable definition for which ingredients can be called "natural." It won't make your Phish Food any better for you, but it'd make the supermarket a more honest place.