Tuesday, December 5, 2017

USDA makes school meals more flexible (translation: less nutritious)

USDA makes school meals more flexible (translation: less nutritious): The USDA announces its revised school meal rules, in words that would make George Orwell proud: The U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA) today provided local food service professionals the flexibi…

Tuesday, August 22, 2017

Low-calorie pizza and burgers won’t fix our child obesity crisis

Low-calorie pizza and burgers won’t fix our child obesity crisis: The latest push to tackle growing waistlines among England's children is a call to cut calories in junk food. It won't work wonders, warns Tom Sanders

Monday, May 15, 2017

What fruits and vegetables do Americans eat? More charts from USDA

What fruits and vegetables do Americans eat? More charts from USDA: I love USDA’s charts of food and agriculture statistics because they tell most of the story at a glance. These are based on USDA’s compilations of foods produced in the U.S. plus import…

Saturday, April 29, 2017

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Monday, April 3, 2017

Saturday, April 1, 2017

Weekend Reading: Fast Food Kids

Weekend Reading: Fast Food Kids: Amy L. Best.  Fast Food Kids: French Fries, Lunch Lines, and Social Ties.  New York University Press, 2017. This is an academic sociologist’s account of what and how kids eat in school, and w…

Friday, February 17, 2017

Yogurt: Junky Health Food?

Yogurt: Junky Health Food?

‘Dairy junk foods’ under fire in report highlighting dramatic shift in dairy consumption patt...

‘Dairy junk foods’ under fire in report highlighting dramatic shift in dairy consumption patt...: US dairy consumption patterns “have shifted away from plain fluid milk to highly processed forms of dairy that are little more than vessels for salt, sugar, and fat”, while cash from the dairy checkoff scheme is being used to promote ‘junk foods’ such as Dominos pizza and McDonald’s McCafé frappé chocolate chip shakes, according to a new report.

Thursday, January 12, 2017