CA-soda-warning_verticalCalifornia is having another run at adding warning labels to sugar-sweetened beverages, and New York is joining in. Last year, state Sen. Bill Monning (D-Carmel) introduced a bill requiring that any sweetened non-alcoholic beverage (carbonated or non-carbonated) that contains 75 calories or more per 12 fluid ounces be labeled with the words, “Drinking beverages with…

Similar to any individual living with a weakened immune system or compromised body systems due to chronic disease, those with diabetes-related complications may be susceptible to increased risk and impact of foodborne illnesses. One reason those with diabetes may suffer increased impact of a foodborne illness is because diabetes-related complications may delay an individual’s natural…

Editor’s Note: This is the final article is a three-part series on health issues linked to nutritional problems in American Indian communities. 

Even the best nutrition education is likely to fall flat without the opportunity to put it into practice.

“You can teach people, but unless you change the environment it’s very difficult for…

As First Lady Michelle Obama was announcing her support of retail giant Walmart’s plan to reduce fats, sugars and salts in packaged foods, a federal report emphasized the magnitude of the nation’s weight problem.

We are getting heavier.

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On average, U.S. adults weigh 24 pounds more than they did in 1960.  And in that same …