Topic: Eating

Guidelines for Early Childhood Nutrition Have Gone Too Far

March 9, 2016

The U.S. government should support the new guidelines, but officials also should insist that their focus be on infant nutrition and on limiting unethical and harmful marketing practices, especially breast milk substitutes.

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Standards for Treating Eating Disorders Need Change

Feb. 29, 2016
Skinny Girl

The Wellstone-Domenici Mental Health Parity Act is a good step, but unfortunately the law leaves it up to each state and insurer to oversee coverage. And Texas lags behind.

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What People Don’t Know About That Holiday Weight Gain

Dec. 22, 2015

Most people are not aware of the potential for lasting effects of holiday weight gain. The temporary weight gain can lead to permanent weight gain.

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We Need to Change our Food System to Eliminate Food Waste

Oct. 13, 2015
Grocery Store

Unfortunately there’s no single solution to the elimination of food waste. If we resist the temptation to toss unappealing vegetable scraps and unwanted animal parts, or learn more about shelf life in our own homes, we can take a small bite out of the egregious amount of food wasted.

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High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

Dec. 1, 2009
High earners graze food more frequently, stay healthier

The more money you earn, the more likely you are to munch on a muffin or down a power bar at your desk. And the more frequently you munch, the better your chance of being healthy.

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