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Bay Area kids who have found themselves tipping the scales have been referred to a special six-week summer camp to lose weight.
Staff Report The Cherokee County School District's School Nutrition staff, just like teachers and other school-based staff, use the Summer Break as an opportunity for professional development.
Children have lunch choices of a sandwich, salad, milk, an orange, baked apples and fried squash at Myrtle Beach Primary School.
Halifax Co., VA-- It's a disturbing statistic from the CDC. In 2012 more than one third of children and adolescents in the country were overweight or obese.
Eating your vegetables is a given. We all know that eating plenty of fresh fruits and vegetables, whole grains and low fat protein give us the good nutrition we need to live.
Katerina gained her MSc degree in nutrition and food science at the University and now she has embarked on research for a PhD.
Nutrition standards for school lunches have turned into one of the most contentious issues in this year's appropriations debate.
Scientists warned Thursday that a palm tree with an oily fruit might "spell doom" for Africa's great apes, thanks to demand for palm oil, a cheap fat often used as a replacement for trans fats.
Chad's five-year term will begin on Jan. 1, 2015. Before being named vice-president research in 2010, Chad was the associate vice-president of research for five years.
"I'll have a medium," says me, before I realize that medium - in movie theater language - means, "Oh, my gosh that's big."
When a pregnant mother is undernourished, her child is at a greater risk of developing obesity and type 2 diabetes, in part due to so-called 'epigenetic' effects.
Wheat is an ingredient in processed foods ranging from your morning cereal to your lunchtime sandwich to your evening eclair dessert.
One of the hottest fads this summer: Cutting carbohydrates. But Dr. Mehmet Oz says that a new diet can help you consume selected carbohydrates and succeed at weight loss.
Tech firm Nutripilot, run by CEO Melanie Rubery , is teaming up with a North Carolina tech firm to help expand the reach of its nutrition app.
People are paying attention to nutrition information on menus, suggests new research from the Centers for Disease Control.
A healthy chicken salad school lunch, prepared under federal guidelines, sitting on display at the cafeteria at Draper Middle School in Rotterdam, N.Y., Sept.
Updated: Sun Jul 13, 2014 12:18 am
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