Starting June 6, 2015 chain restaurants in New York City must include a symbol next to dishes containing excessive amounts of salt, or they can be fined $200,
American citizens scored a big win on Friday when the FDA announced that food companies must overhaul nutrition labels by July 2018.
Researchers have found that people who eat a long-term vegetarian diet may have DNA mutations raising their cancer risk and changing nutritional needs.
New research warns that tacking children off gluten, while citing celiac disease or gluten sensitivity, could actually be more damaging than helpful.
New guidance recommends exposing at-risk infants to certain allergenic foods to prevent a future allergy. Check out this research.
Obese children’s health and weight improved when extra sugar in their diets was replaced with non-sugary foods. No change was made in calories or junk food.
Study finds women whose consumption of seafood followed federal guidelines had 11 times more mercury in their bodies than those who ate no fish.
School districts in several large cities are or will serve only antibiotic- and hormone-free chicken to students. LAUSD will be the largest to do so.
Research shows abnormally low levels of Vitamin B12 in people with schizophrenia and autism, suggesting decreased metabolism and a threat to cell survival.
Omega-3 fatty acids seem to cancel out mercury and PCBs in seafood, making it safer than previously thought for pregnant women.
The Environmental Working Group just published the 2016 “Dirty Dozen” list of fruits and veggies with the highest levels of pesticide residues.
If you’re looking for a healthy menu item at McDonald’s, don’t order its Caesar Salad with Crispy Chicken bowl. It’s more fattening than a Big Mac.
A scientist in Singapore has created a purple, antioxidant-rich bread with the same smooth texture of white bread, but it is digested more slowly.
Kraft Heinz replaced the fake cheese and artificial dyes in its Mac and Cheese with all-natural ingredients in December. It was so successful, nobody noticed.
New evidence shows that children who eat a nutritionally-rich breakfast see improved brain function, receive better grades in school.
A new study shows that if the government made fruits and veggies more affordable, it would drastically cut heart-related deaths in the U.S.
The Get Healthy Philly initiative taught chefs how to use less sodium in Chinese dishes, thus reducing the disease risk for those who eat take-out food.