Reports about how chocolate contains antioxidants and how it can be healthy when certain types are eaten in small amounts is good news.
Nestle is often associated with chocolate (bars, ice cream, chocolate milk), but the food giant also creates healthcare nutritional products such as Optifast and PowerBar and baby food products inc
The Corn Refiners Association has formally asked the US Food and Drug Administration for a name change for its highly undesirable product – high fructose corn syrup (HFCS).
Regardless of all of the messages for the positive health benefits of consuming a diet rich in fruits and vegetables, Americans appear to be eating less produce than they did a decade ago.
It would be easy to think that a margarine fortified with omega-3 oils could protect people from having another heart attack, and that is true; it is too easy and a study shows that the spreads do
According to a study published this week by the International Food Information Council Foundation, only one out of every eight adult Americans knows how many calories he or she should consume in a
With the latest reports showing 12 million American children as obese, providing healthier food choices in schools is a top priority.
Consumer Reports has released the findings of an investigation into 15 different protein supplement drinks and have found that several contained contaminants such as cadmium, arsenic, lead and mercury. The levels were high enough in three of the supplements that if three servings were consumed in a day, the levels in some of these metals would exceed the maximum recommended limits.
March and the warmer weather of spring signals the beginning of maple syrup season. Maple syrup is produced in 17 US states and Canada.
Nutrition experts recommend three glasses of low-fat milk a day to meet an adult’s calcium needs.
Today, March 10 2010, is the third annual Registered Dietitian Day, created by the American Dietetic Association to commemorate the dedication of RDs as advocates for advancing the nutritional stat
Lactose Intolerance is a commonly cited condition of the inability to drink milk, but it may also be one of the most misunderstood.
Yogurt is becoming more popular healthy food. Apparently, more and more Americans are digging their spoons into cups or tubs of regular and frozen yogurt, earning it the title of food trend of the decade, according to a leading consumer and retail market research firm.
Antioxidants are everywhere – the word can be found on the grocery shelves in abundance on a wide array of packages, juices, teas, and cereals.
If you knew the number of calories in your children’s fast food, would that influence which items you chose for them?
January 1st starts a new year – a new beginning in some ways.
According to results of a new study, fish roe may be our best source of omega 3 fatty acids.
Liz Vaccariello, Editor in Chief of Prevention Magazine, recently interviewed several experts on food healthfulness and safety. She asked, “What foods do you avoid”, and was surprised by some of the answers.
Traveling over the holidays? With airlines now restricting meals on flights in an effort to reduce costs, eating meals at the airport may be a necessity.
Cornell University researchers, with support from the American Institute for Cancer Research, have been studying cancer fighting compounds in apples, finding that the popular fruit can help prevent
Research from Brigham and Women's Hospital shows that salt and diet soda can take a toll on our kidneys.
The Food and Drug Administration (FDA) reported that nutritional logos from food manufacturers that suggest the product is a smart choice nutritionally might not be a smart choice.