This week Congress begins hearings on the 2012 farm bill, the massive piece of legislation that gets updated about every five years and undergirds America’s entire food supply, but that few mortals can even understand.
Nine in 10 U.S. adults consume much more sodium than they should, putting them at risk for heart disease and stroke, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention’s newest “Vital Signs” report.
I was intrigued by the new study from the Pennington Research Center concluding that weight gain depends on calories, not how much protein you eat.
The idea that the protein, fat, or carbohydrate content of
Minnesota’s “Cheeseburger Bill,” which would have prevented obese consumers from suing food companies for causing them to gain weight, is officially toast.
The Personal Responsibility in Food Consumption Act was vetoed Friday by Governor Mark
When it comes to choosing what to eat, taste still takes the cake as the deciding factor for Americans; however price is edging up in importance, and health is still a top concern, according to
Salt is commonly viewed as the enemy of a healthy diet. However, liberal use of the salt shaker might actually be more of a cure than a curse when it comes to human health, according…
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As added sugar intake has increased over the past 27 years, so has body weight, according to a new study from the University of Minnesota.
Researchers examined trends in the height, weight and diet of…
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As the physical fitness and health craze hits the nation, more and more consumers are looking towards dietary supplements to help shed the extra pounds, get the extra energy, and try the new hottest supplement.
Taco Bell is advertising a new campaign called the Drive Thru Diet with a spokesperson, Christine Dougherty, who claims to have lost over 50 pounds of weight by eating the lower calorie “fresco” options available…
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