Infographic: Soda Consumption

Check out this shocking infographic (an image containing information) about soda consumption. Americans consume 49.78 billion liters of soda per year. See more interesting facts in the infographic below.

Study Urges Vitamin D Supplements for Infants

Most babies should take a daily vitamin D supplement, a new study shows. That will be a big change for most parents and even many pediatricians. Only 1% to 13% of infants under 1 year now get a vitamin D supplement, available in inexpensive drops, according to a study published online today in Pediatrics.

Policing the Food Industry: Will it Really Work?

It seems as if governmental intervention into what we can and cannot eat is becoming a rather popular trend. With the suggestion of putting a “fat tax” on sodas to help fight obesity, and a ban on salt being used in restaurants across New York, it is quite apparent that many

Polyphenols and Polyunsaturated Fatty Acids Contribute to Building New Brain Cells

A diet containing high levels of polyphenols and polyunsaturated fatty acids has been found not only to aid in building new brain cells, but also to prevent deterioration of brain cells already in existence. The study comes from the Universitat Autonoma de Barcelona

90% of High School Students Lack Sufficient Intake of Fruits and Vegetables

A new study conducted by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has found that 90% of teenagers do not eat a sufficient amount of fruits and vegetables. This study is indicative of not only the disregard to proper nutrition by teens and their parents,