The obesity epidemic should be at the forefront of health policy discussions.
The average American, however, is still 24 pounds heavier today than in 1960.
He urged lawmakers to get "back to work as youngsters are getting back to school."
The nutrition label's failure to improve dietary choices has led to more intrusive measures.
The agency essentially assumes an average American cannot distinguish between soda and juice.
Sen. Harkin and Rep. DeLauro say rules requiring counts on restaurant menus fall short.
The survey also found that a greater percentage of people nationwide are obese.
Let’s face it; Americans have been too sedentary, too long. Sixty-four percent of American adults...
An anti-childhood obesity group has parodied Sen. Larry Craig's (R-Idaho) bathroom solicitation...
Allowing health insurers to charge obese people more blames the victim.
Lawmakers said the new FDA rule will help Americans make better food choices.
This is a great bill for everyone except the sugar-sweetened beverage industry.
Rosa DeLauro's bill would impose a levy of one cent per teaspoon of caloric sweetener.
Coca-Cola, Pepsi and Dr. Pepper will finally admit it: sugar makes you fat.
Nearly 70 years ago, Gen. Lewis Hershey asked Congress to create a National School Lunch program to...
The researchers advise government rules "hindering" fast food consumption.
It is so easy to be negative. So easy to make fun of Hillary Clinton’s proposal to get the...