UK Plan to Tackle Childhood Obesity Deemed ‘Weak’

The UK government has issued a plan of action in order to tackle the issue of childhood obesity, but many critics are calling it ‘weak.’


McDonald’s Makes Positive Food Changes Due to Demand for Healthy Food

McDonald’s has been in the news a lot this month, thanks to big changes the fast-food company is making to several of its menu offerings.


Could Cockroach Milk be the Next Superfood?

Cockroach milk may be the next superfood, and 1 researcher predicts it may find its way into protein drinks via yeast – bioengineered yeast.


Baltimore, Other Big Cities Push for Warning Labels on Sugary Drinks

Next week, the Baltimore City Council will consider a bill that will require warning labels on sugary drinks similar to those found on tobacco products.


Is a Soda Tax the Solution to Reducing Sugar-Consumption Worldwide?

Health experts in Australia say that the country should follow the UK in introducing a tax on sugary soft drinks. Is a soda tax the solution to reducing sugar consumption?


Slashing Sugar Makes Kids Healthier in Just 10 Days

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.


First Russia Bans GMOs, Now a Junk Food Tax Could be Next

California is rolling out its soda tax again, while Russia may add soda, potato chips and palm oil to their excise tax list. Both cite health concerns.


March 7 is the Last for Energy Drink Sales at This College Campus

A college in Middlebury, Vermont, will no longer sell energy drinks starting March 7 because they don’t “nourish” students and promote risky behavior.


U.K. Group Shines Light on the Piles of Sugar in Popular Drinks

Do you have any idea how much sugar you’re taking in daily? Some beverages contain up to 25 teaspoons of sugar!


Consumer Group Warns Against Consuming Splenda

Findings of a study on the link between sucralose and cancer that caused uproar in 2013 have finally been published.


Judge Tells Chobani to Pull Misleading Ads Calling Out Dannon and Yoplait

A District Court Judge has ruled that Chobani must halt its negative ad campaign against Dannon and General Mills’s 100-calorie Greek yogurts.


Are New Dietary Guidelines Based on Science or Politics?

Are the new dietary guidelines based on science, or are they based more on politics and the almighty dollar?


Sugar Companies Face ‘Serious Roadblocks’ Due to Demand for NON-GMO

Though sugar prices remain high, sugar companies are facing what they call ‘serious roadblocks’ due to the anti-GMO movement – aka demand for GMO-free.


Nestle can No Longer Claim Nesquik is “a Great Start to the Day” in the U.K.

Nestle has to remove its claim that Nesquik is “a great start to the day” after a lobbying group claimed it encouraged poor nutritional habits in children.


Congress Decided we Don’t Deserve to Know Where Meat Comes From

The spending bill passed by Congress last week repealed country-of-origin labeling designed to let Americans know where their meat comes from.


PepsiCo to Release ‘Organic Gatorade,’ But What Does that Mean?

PepsiCo says it will release a line of organic Gatorade in 2016, but there is no word on exactly what that means. Can we trust PepsiCo?


Study: 3-4 Cups of Coffee Per Day may cut Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Scientists have linked drinking 3-4 cups a coffee a day to a decreased risk for Type 2 diabetes.