Survey: Americans Simply Don’t Know What Constitutes a “Healthy” Food

A recent survey shows that many Americans don’t know what “healthy” food is, because they don’t have enough facts or they’re given conflicting information.


A Poor Diet During Childhood may Increase Breast Cancer Risk

In a new study, researchers found that teen girls who consumed an “inflammatory diet” were considerably more likely to have breast cancer as adults.


Study: People Eating 1 of These a Day are ‘35% Less Likely to be Obese’

A pear a day keeps the fat away, according to a study showing people who eat 1 medium-sized pear a day are 35% less likely to be obese.


Woman Sues Jelly Bean Company over Misleading Sugar Ingredients

A California woman alleges in a lawsuit that Jelly Belly used fancy phrasing to trick her into thinking its Sports Beans don’t contain sugar.


Avoid These Drinks to Help Prevent Brain Shrinkage, Dementia, and Strokes

Smaller brain volume and poorer memory are linked in two recent studies with soda consumption – including of the supposedly healthier “diet” kind.


Pediatricians Advise Parents: No Fruit Juice for Kids Under 1

In a statement, the American Academy of Pediatrics says that fruit juice should not be served to children under 1 year old, as it provides no nutritional value.


Food Industry Study Slams Recommended Sugar Intake Limits

A new study claiming dietary guideline limits on sugar are inaccurate is the food industry’s latest attempt at planting doubts in buyers’ minds.


Fresh Concerns Emerge over Energy Drinks’ Damage to the Heart

The researchers behind a new study say energy drinks place an unnecessary burden on the heart and should be avoided by people with heart problems.


This County Cut Sugary Drink Sales by 20% Without a Soda Tax

Howard County, Maryland cut soda and fruit sales by 20 and 15 percent, respectively, between January 2013 and December 2015 WITHOUT levying a soda tax.


Investigation Reveals Subway Chicken is only About 50% Chicken DNA

A new Canadian investigation has found that Subway’s chicken strips only contain slightly more than 50% chicken DNA.


Lawsuit Says Coca-Cola of Misleads People, Downplays Soda Health Risks

A recently-filed lawsuit alleges that Coca-Cola and the American Beverage Association misleads buyers about the health risks of consuming sugary drinks.


The Military is Warning Soldiers About the Health Risks of Energy Drinks

Energy drinks are popular among soldiers who need to stay awake on the battlefield, but the military is warning about their potential health risks.


Reinventing the Wheel: Nestle Reformulates Sugar

Instead of simply cutting the sugar content in its candy products, Nestle has decided to reformulate the substance into “sugar lite.”


Is the Soda Industry Hiding Health Risks of Drinking Soda?

If a study finds no link between sugary drink consumption and health problems, there’s a 100% chance it was funded by the beverage industry.


Yet Another Sign our Modern Diet is Harming Future Generations

Children in the United Kingdom are consuming double the amount of the recommended daily allowance of sugar. An initiative to combat the problem is underway.


If You Want to Get Pregnant, Avoid Soda, New Study Says

A new study has found that soda, especially diet soft drinks containing artificial sweeteners, decrease fertility in women.


U.K. Government Orders Restaurants to Cut Size of Desserts

U.K. health secretary Jeremy Hunt has ordered restaurants, pubs, and cafes to cut the sugar content in their products and reduce dessert sizes.