More than 25 percent of all bone mass is created between the ages of 13 and 15 for boys, and 12 and 14 for girls. To ensure healthy bone mass development, teens need regular doses of vitamin D, C, iron and calcium from the foods they eat.
Put down the salt shaker! A new study found people who eat a diet high in salt and low in potassium double their chances of death from a heart attack.
First lady Michelle Obama and the USDA have unveiled a new website which helps kids and families make better nutritional decisions.
Improving lung function in premature babies with a severe lung disease may be linked to their feeding regimen, according to a new University of Michigan study.
On the same day the Agriculture Department announced the first major nutritional overhaul of students’ meals, the Detroit Public Schools launched a new partnership aimed at reducing childhood obesity.
Many of us will probably make a New Year’s resolution to lose weight. But a Michigan State University Health and Nutrition expert says don’t bother.
Congress is poised to give President Barack Obama – along with his wife, Michelle – a congressional victory as the House takes up legislation to push greasy foods off the school lunch line and sugary drinks out of vending machines.
Ice cream maker Ben & Jerry’s is dropping the phrase “all natural” from all labels after a request from a health advocacy group.
Kids are as interested in nutrition as adults, but they often know a lot less. Talking to your kids about some of the key ideas in nutrition, such as serving size, total calories, fat and […]
Get out your knives and prepare to get blood on your clothes: more Americans are learning how to butcher their own meat.