Category: Nutrition Standards

New Standards for Food Labels

March 12th, 2014
For the first time in two decades, the Food and Drug Administration will propose major changes to nutrition labels found on food packages. New Proposed Standards When food labels were first produced they were based on eating habits and nutrition data… more »

Eating More Greens to Save You Green

January 8th, 2014
Greens are the number one food that you can eat regularly to help improve your health. Not only can these leafy, fiber-filled vegetables help your health, they can also help your wallet. Eat Your Leafy Greens Leafy vegetables are brimming with fiber a… more »

Avoid Fast Food Pitfalls

November 6th, 2013
It happens every year. The kids are back in school (which means a multitude of after school activities) and you just don't have time to make dinner. So you wind up picking up fast food on your way to whichever after school program you're headed to. Whil… more »

Study Finds Connection Between Healthier Weight and State Laws

August 22nd, 2012
A study published in Pediatrics on Monday, August 13, 2012, found a strong association between healthier weight in children and tough state laws regulating competitive foods in schools. Adolescents in states with strict laws regulating the sale of snack… more »