New Mexico this year became the first to outlaw school meal shaming. Several other states are weighing similar laws.
By Morgan Lee, Associated Press
Join us at 1 p.m. EDT on Thursday for an online conversation about using nutrition to treat obesity-related chronic conditions such as heart disease, stroke and Type 2 diabetes.
By Lora Strum
Children grumbling about healthier school meal rules championed by first lady Michelle Obama may have reason to cheer Trump's election as the billionaire businessman is a proud patron of Kentucky Fried Chicken and McDonald's while promising to curb federal regulations.
By Mary Clare Jalonick, Associated Press
In a new study, an artificial gut reveals the best edible insects for combating mineral deficiencies in the global nutrition crisis.
By Nsikan Akpan
By PBS NewsHour
Researchers have discovered documents showing that the sugar industry paid researchers to downplay the health risks of sugar and play up the risks of saturated fat in the 1960s. Gwen Ifill speaks with Marion Nestle of New York University about…
Sam Polk was making millions on Wall Street when he had a life-changing revelation: he wanted to help those in need. His focus became so-called "food deserts," regions with limited access to healthy food. Polk founded Everytable to serve nutritious…
By Leigh Anne Tiffany
Olympic athletes can burn thousands of calories as they strive for gold medals, making food essential for their training. We were fascinated by how professional athletes fuel themselves for Olympic events, so we reached out to the Olympians themselves. Here’s…
By Sheila Kaplan, STAT
Disney, fearing a scandal, tried to press a journal to withdraw research paper from a controversial scientist.
By PBS NewsHour
According to a new study from the World Health Organization, diabetes cases have quadrupled over the last 40 years, mostly in poorer nations. Today, 8.5 percent of all adults worldwide suffer from the chronic disease, and 3.7 million deaths are…
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