Diet and Nutrition

Junk Food Linked to Alzheimer’s

Junk food has historically been linked to obesity and in turn diabetes. But George Monbiot, wri..

NY Attorney General Investigates Energy Drink Makers

The New York State Attorney General has issued subpoenas to three firms that make energy drinks..

Study: Soft Music and Low Lights Reduces Calorie Intake

In a study published in the journal Psychological Reports, Dr. Wansink and his co-author Koert ..

Boston Market to Remove Salt Shakers at ALL 476 Locations

Boston Market, best-known for its chicken rotisseries and side dishes, announced plans to remov..

Clogged Artery Study Compares Eating Egg Yolks to Smoking

According to a new study published in the peer-reviewed medical journal: Atherosclerosis, a die..

Splenda Sued for Misleading Advertising

A consumer group, the Center for Science in the Public Interest (CSPI), has filed a class-actio..

Olympics: Turning Junk Food Into Gold?

In one of the most imbecilic articles I've ever read in The Wall Street Journal, Rachel Bachman..

50% Off Your Restaurant Bill, If You Had Gastric Band Surgery

New legislation expected to be passed soon in Campinas, near Sao Paulo, a city in southeastern ..

Surprise, Surprise! Nutella not a Healthy, Nutritious Food

The mom who sued Nutella maker Ferrero over misleading advertising claims that implied the choc..

For Some, Coconut Oil Has Moved “From Villain to Hero”

Jane Lear, former senior editor at Gourmet and author of several cookbooks, recently had some i..

Teenagers Aren’t the Only Ones Suffering from Eating Disorders

A new study published in the International Journal of Eating Disorders indicates many women ove..

Mayor Bloomberg’s Hypocrisy Reaches New Heights

In what has to be the most brazen act of supreme hypocrisy, NY City Mayor Michael Bloomberg att..

Eat a Doughnut For Breakfast, Lose Weight

When it comes to diets, even within the scientific research community, there's no shortage of r..

Highlights Fancy Food 2012: Little Soya

Their packaging for Little Soya was way too cute for me not to stop and look. Once I stopped I ..

Cambridge, MA Considers Soda Ban in Restaurants

Henrietta Davis, the mayor of Cambridge, Massachusetts, is contemplating a ban on soda and suga..

McDonald’s Doesn’t Care About its Effect on Childhood Obesity

McDonald's investors rejected a shareholder proposal at an annual shareholder meeting that woul..

Success! FDA Rules HFCS is Not Sugar

The FDA rejected the Corn Refiners Association's request to rename its sweetening agent "corn s..

Why is America #1 in Obesity Rates?

The United States may have the fattest population of any industrialized nation, with two-thirds..

NYC Soda Ban May Widen to Popcorn and Milk

Virtually everyone knows by now of a proposed soft drink ban by New York City's Mayor Bloomberg..

Philly Takes a Bite Out of Food Deserts

A USDA study found that 2.3 million households do not have access to a car and live more than a..

New York Soda Ban Loophole

Officials with 7-Eleven stores across New York city made it clear that Bloomberg's New York cit..

Reducing Salt Intake Could Lead to Premature Death

Not only is the "eat less salt" mantra a distorted and erroneous conclusion most misled people ..

Disney Puts Children’s Health Before Advertisers

At a recent Washington news conference with first lady, Michelle Obama, the Walt Disney Company..

Bloomberg to Outlaw Large Soft Drinks

New York's food fascist Mayor is making the headlines once again. In 2010, Bloomberg demanded f..

Deadly Teen Drinking Games

College drinking games such as Edward 40 Hands, Beer Pong, Quarters, Dead Man Walk, and Truth o..

Heirloom vs. Supermarket Tomatoes: Which Tastes Better

According to a recent study published online in "Current Biology", there's a reason why ripe, h..

Massachusetts School Bake Sale Ban Enacted & Lifted

Earlier this month, state health officials in Massachusetts approved a school bake sale ban ost..

High Fructose Corn Syrup Makes You Stupid

A new study conducted by researchers at the University of California Los Angeles (UCLA) reveale..

Pizzeria Uno’s Pizza Skins: A Whole Day’s Calories

According to an 18-month study conducted by the Rand Corporation, 96% of main entrees sold at t..

Could a Fat Tax Really Battle Obesity?

A new study published in the British Medical Journal suggests adding a high tax on unhealthy fo..

Wendy’s Adds Poutine to their Routine

Slumping sales at fast-food restaurants has pressured hamburger chains to continuously reinvent..

Oscar Mayer “It’s Yes Food”, But Is It Really?

One of the latest brand names attempting to reel in the rapidly growing health-conscious consum..

Why YOUR Child’s Homemade School Lunch May Be Confiscated

At the beginning of 2012, in yet another illustration of central planning lunacy, a child care ..

Aspirin: Great for a Hangover & Keeps You Skinny Too!

According to a new study, aspirin activates an enzyme that burns fat, a finding that could unlo..

Twinkies and HoHos are on Strike

More than 18,000 workers threaten to strike at Hostess Brands, the maker of abominations such a..

Why Roaches and Twinkies Have Ingredients That Will Out Live Us All

According to the Hostess website, Twinkies have a shelf life of 26 days, and contain, among oth..

Sweeteners – The Complete Guide

High fructose corn syrup (HFCS) is the most common sweetener used today, and is incorporated in..

Eating Disorders Run in Families

Two studies that appeared in the Archives of General Psychiatry reveal that eating disorders ru..

How A Vegetarian Mom Coped With Her Meat Eating Kids

Nettie Cronish, co-author of the cookbook Everyday Flexitarian: Recipes for Vegetarians & Meat ..

California Judge Sides With Happy Meals

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a class-action lawsuit in California that sought to prohibi..

McDonald’s Really Makes You Sad

A study published in the journal Public Health Nutrition concludes eating fast-food and commerc..

Eating Chocolate 5 Days A Week May Make You Thinner

Beatrice Golomb, MD, PhD, at the University of California, wrote in a letter published in the A..

Students Stage Four-Day Boycott of Cafeteria Food

According to a local Texas news station, about 30 students at Austwell-Tivoli Junior High Schoo..

New Army Rules Require Warning Labels on Desserts and Fried Foods

In yet another example of central planning idiocy complements of the Nanny state, the U.S. Army..

New USDA Rules Rush Approval of GMOs

Under forthcoming new USDA rule changes, Monsanto and other seed companies will get speedier re..

Pasteurized Milk Linked to Hormone-Related Cancers

According to a report from Harvard, pasteurized milk from factory farms may be associated with ..

Louisiana Oyster Market “Destroyed”

According to Louisiana oysterman Terrance M. Shelley, the 2010 BP oil spill in the Gulf of Mexi..

Madison Avenue Bombards Kids With Candy and Fast Food Ads

Writing for Natural Society, Mike Barrett reminds readers children in America spend approximate..

Organic Food From Europe To Hit US Grocery Aisles in June

The U.S. and European Union have announced a reciprocity of organic standards. Whatever is cons..

McDonald’s Finally Dumps Pig Crates (11 Yrs After Chipotle Grill)

McDonald's is finally phasing out pig crates, and requiring its pork suppliers to dump gestatio..