At its core, the notion of treating ‘Big Food’ like ‘Big Tobacco’ means bringing litigation against large food companies in an attempt to hold them financially liable for obesity and other food-related health issues. Can it work?
Food brands have taken trillions of calories out of their products, and products deemed more nutritious are boosting profit margins. But have diets actually changed?
The nation's leading food companies have cut the number of calories in the food supply by 1.5 trillion, according to a recent release by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation. There's just one problem: The data supporting the claim hasn't been published.
Childhood obesity, studies show, is perhaps harder for parents to have "The Talk" about with their kids than it is to have "The Talk" about sex and drugs. But it does work, if parents walk their talk.
Soda tax repeal: A proposed repeal of the soda tax in Colo. could save soda drinkers 2.9 percent but cost the state $12.3 million.