First they began offering salad, then they added fruit. On Wednesday, McDonald's announced it would put something else on its menu to help customers watching their waistlines: calorie counts.
Health Sep 12, 2012 | 3 / 5 (1) | 0
Sweetened (sugar-sweetened and artificially-sweetened) drinks may be linked to preterm birth, according to a recent joint study between Norwegian and Swedish researchers. It is important to prevent preterm ...
Health Aug 30, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Jack Winkler's commentary on a report by Ng et al., challenges the proposal of a 10% tax on 'sugar-sweetened beverages' (SSB). Both articles appear in the current issue of British Journal of Nutrition and raise important questi ...
Health Aug 17, 2012 | not rated yet | 5 |
(Medical Xpress) -- Children fed healthy diets in early age may have a slightly higher IQ, while those on heavier junk food diets may have a slightly reduced IQ, according to new research from the University ...
Health Aug 07, 2012 | 5 / 5 (3) | 3 |
(Medical Xpress) -- New research from Bangor University has shown that regularly drinking sugar sweetened soft drinks can increase fat gain, inhibit fat metabolism, and increases blood glucose in your body. So if youre ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 23, 2012 | 5 / 5 (1) | 0
South African government should act on Big Food Corporations and the obesity epidemic: international experts
"The South African government should develop a plan to make healthy foods such as fruit, vegetables, and whole grain cereals more available, affordable, and acceptable, and non-essential, high-calorie, nutrient-poor products, ...
Overweight and Obesity Jul 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Coca-Cola CEO Muhtar Kent insists his company is not responsible for the rise in US obesity despite New York Mayor Michael Bloomberg's recent moves to limit the consumption of sugary drinks.
Health Jun 19, 2012 | 2.5 / 5 (2) | 1
Most children and youth who consume soft drinks and other sweetened beverages, such as fruit punch and lemonade, are not at any higher risk for obesity than their peers who drink healthy beverages, says a new study published ...
Health Jun 14, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A soda war fizzed in New York on Tuesday as the city health department began to consider a proposal by health-conscious Mayor Michael Bloomberg to ban super-sized soft drinks.
Health Jun 12, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Is it really more expensive to eat healthy? An Agriculture Department study released Wednesday found that most fruits, vegetables and other healthy foods cost less than foods high in fat, sugar and salt.
Health May 16, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
Shop the perimeter and avoid center isles, don't buy anything at eye level, investigate the label. Grocery shopping can be a daunting task. Moreover, studies have shown that Americans obtain most of their food from grocery ...
Health May 03, 2012 | not rated yet | 1
"Come and get it!" A phrase historically proclaiming that the communal meal is ready, is heard all too infrequently among contemporary American households, especially as children get older. Indeed, over 40% of the typical ...
Health Apr 23, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
A New Zealand inquest has been told a woman's 10-litre (2.2 gallon) a day Cola-Cola habit may have contributed to her death, reports said Friday.
Health Apr 20, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
In Brazil, a country known for girls in mini-bikinis and where body-consciousness borders on obsession, nearly half the population is overweight, a study by the Ministry of Health released Tuesday found.
Health Apr 10, 2012 | not rated yet | 0
(Medical Xpress) -- Scientists can already see damage in the eyes of children who have been drinking fizzy drinks and eating too many carbohydrates.
Health Apr 03, 2012 | 5 / 5 (2) | 0