The Pentagon spends more than $1 billion a year on medical care relating to weight and obesity. And America’s growing weight problem means finding new troops fit enough to fight has never been more challenging.
For the health curious, fast-food eater in Richardson there’s a new interactive, digital kiosk at one McDonald’s location.
Fans of king-sized Snickers and Twix bars may want to stock up. The candy maker Mars Inc. reportedly is planning to impose a 250-calorie limit on its chocolate products by the end of next year.
The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings, including popular pizza, will come with less sodium and more whole grains.
Nobody wants to get sick. You can wash your hands. You can get a flu shot. But some foods will actually help prevent you from getting ill.
No need for a salt shaker on the Thanksgiving table: Unless you really cooked from scratch, there’s lots of sodium already hidden in the menu.
Congress is fighting to keep pizza and french fries on school lunch lines, picking apart an Obama administration proposal to make school lunches healthier.
According to a new report, the number of Dallas County children living below the poverty line is enough to fill Cowboys Stadium – more than twice!
A new book called ‘Maggie goes on a diet’ has some parents and health professionals upset over the message the book is sending to young girls.
McDonald’s Corp. is adding apples to all its Happy Meals and launching a nutrition-focused mobile phone app as part of a broader health push.
A food fight in Washington over school lunches has trickled down to Dallas/Fort Worth Area ISDs, where parents are frustrated that lawmakers may pick cost over nutrition.
Summertime comes with food temptations that can sabotage good intentions for healthy eating. Here are some lower-calorie alternatives to popular barbecue and picnic foods.