With diet-related disease on the rise in the U.S., some schools are adding nutrition to the curriculum. Teaching kids to grow and cook fresh produce can influence life-long eating habits.
When children age out the food program WIC, they may suddenly lose access to healthy foods. A new UGA study aims to quantify the nutritional loss these kids face.
"If the Children’s Hospital of Georgia would like to be a place of wellness and healing, it should provide only affordable, plant-based options that can help people prevent diabetes, reduce high blood pressure and maintain a healthy weight, among other benefits," according to registered dietitians, doctors and nutrition experts with the Physicians Committee for Responsible Medicine.
Some members want to use the package for changes that could expand or limit access to the country's biggest food safety net program.
The NIH will track the diets and lifestyles of 10,000 people to see how genetics, biology and the microbiome impact people's health. The study will use AI to tailor individual diet advice.
The platform banned food advertising, yet many videos viewed by millions of kids continue to showcase candy, soda and packaged snacks, likely affecting kids' food preferences, researchers say.
The first White House conference on hunger, nutrition and health since 1969 is happening in late September. Some are worried the administration won't be able to meet the high bar that conference set.
Supporters cite the beefalo's hardiness, ease of breeding and the leaner, protein-rich healthier meat, but others say the costly crossbreed weakens the genetic line of the bison.
What do frozen pizza, cookies and ice cream have in common? A new study finds ultra-processed foods make up the majority of U.S. children's and teens' diets.
Harold McGee talks about how our sense of smell affects taste, why things smell the way they do and the ways different chemicals combine to create surprising (and sometimes distasteful) odors.
Big Mac. Whopper. Thickburger. The names of fast food burgers make a promise: lots of calories, delivered quickly. At least one fast food restaurant in...
The Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, formally known as SNAP , was created in 1939 to help Americans who earn little or no money to buy food....
According to a report last year by the group The State of Obesity, black adults in Georgia have a 10% higher obesity rate compared to white adults. That...