An athlete isn't just a celebrity. His endorsement carries with it a healthy halo, associating the food and drink he's supporting with fitness and vigor, and creating a confusing mixed message.
I need to blow off some steam and where better to head than to LA's hottest FREE hotspot, Runyon Canyon? It's LA's equivalent to Everest's base camp: a smorgasbord of dogs, celebs, trannies, sweaty shirtless bods, gangsters, strollers, and every cliché LA has to offer.
In a grandiose announcement from the Alliance for a Healthier Generation (an offshoot of the Clinton Foundation), McDonald's proved once again that it's not only the world's fast-food leader, but also the king of spin.
Unlike congresspersons, food workers who lack health insurance probably don't have the luxury of blowing off work just because they don't feel good, especially the ones who rely on tips.
Our public health situation is so fragile that bland toothless nutrition messaging will not do the trick. The American public deserves helpful and accurate information that can help guide them to health.
Today, with the growing demands for fast-food outlets to shape up and offer healthy options on their ever-expanding menus, prices have been rising. And from the Fiesta Taco Salad at Taco Bell to the Big Philly Cheesesteak at Subway, some fast-food menu items are a bit pricier than you might expect.
Films and short videos are a powerful way of increasing awareness of in the food system. With equal parts technology and artistry, filmmakers can bring an audience to a vegetable garden in Uganda, a fast food workers' rights protest in New York City, or an urban farm in Singapore.
Will offering people the option of a salad or vegetables reduce French fry consumption? It's likely that it may have a small impact. In part, the power of suggestion is pretty powerful.
I'm sitting in a booth, and there's a couple in front of me. I'm not paying attention to them until I hear the man spill his drink. I still don't look up... until I hear the unmistakable sound of liquid pouring off a table onto the ground. For 20 seconds.
Not surprisingly, some nutritionists reacted with shock. "Will they stop at nothing?" nutritionist Rosemary Stanton complained to the paper, worrying about the possible repercussions of people shown eating Egg McMuffins or drinking coffee.
Unexpected celebrities that own franchises of well-known chains.
"What am I going to eat today?" Curtis Lipscomb wakes up with this gnawing question. It's exactly noon on Saturday.
Burger King is changing its french fries again, this time adding premium-price, healthier fries alongside those it introduced two years ago. The compa...
Here's a challenge for each member of the U.S. House who favors fat-cat farmers and corporations over food for the poor. Instead of a huge campaign contribution, ask big ag write you a check $134. Feed yourself on that -- and only that -- for the next month.
Pretty much nobody judges your beauty in here. 100 percent of the patrons are 100 percent less attracted to each other than they are to the prospect of Doritos Locos, which on the popular hotness scale of 1-10 are 100 percent.
The American economy today is a house of cards, wherein each added layer of cards at the top increases the pressure on the lower tiers and threatens the stability of the entire structure.
For me, a table is not set without a salt shaker. Salt just belongs at the table, and has been part of how we welcome guests for a very long time.