obesity

Report: Latino and Black Kids Targeted With Junk Food Ads, Linked to Obesity

Study says that junk- and fast-food companies are targeting black and brown kids, and it’s contributing to higher obesity rates.

Walmart Can't Lead Us Out of the Food Desert

Efforts to get affordable healthy foods into deprived communities are finally spreading around the country. Unfortunately, legislators have focused on courting corporate supermarkets rather than supporting local alternatives that would be truly healthy.

Urban Foodies Look to Their Past and Find Recipes for Healthy Futures

Food revolutionaries in immigrant neighborhoods want to reclaim the healthy foods of their ancestors. They just have to find the ingredients.

The Future of School Lunches

The first significant upgrade in nutritional standards in 15 years moves forward.

Is Michelle Obama's Wal-Mart Endorsement a Healthy Idea?

If she really wants to alter the food landscape, it’s not only smart but essential, writes Juell Stewart. Change starts with giving consumers good choices.