Food fundamentals: How to successfully sell healthy foods in underserved areas
August 27, 2011, 8 p.m. by Neena Satija, The Boston Globe
Last month, Michelle Obama announced a campaign to bring grocery stores to lower-income communities where healthy food choices are scarce.
McDonald's boss takes health crusade personally
August 9, 2011, 1:46 p.m.
Video: Jan Fields, the McDonald’s boss behind the healthy upgrade to its U.S. menu, is practicing what she preaches: She recently lost 90 pounds.
Obesity spreads in U.S., Mississippi tops fat list
July 8, 2011, 9:45 a.m.
Video: The number of states where at least 30 percent of the population is obese has climbed to 12, compared with just one state four years ago.
More adult women battling eating disorders
July 7, 2011, 9:50 a.m.
Video: NBC’s chief medical expert Dr. Nancy Snyderman discusses why more and more women in their 30s, 40s – and even 50s – are seeking treatment for anorexia and bulimia.
Food type vs. calorie content: Which matters more?
June 30, 2011, 10:51 a.m. by Livescience.com Inc.
It's the type of food, more than the calories per serving, that leads to weight gain, according to Harvard researchers.