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Laurie David

Meatless Monday: Filling Michael Pollan's Prescription

Ellen Kanner | Posted 11.11.2014 | Green
Ellen Kanner

In his 2008 book, In Defense of Food, Michael Pollan gave us the prescription in seven words -- "Eat food. Not too much. Mostly plants." It's that si...

Congressman Tim Ryan: We Need Salad Bars In Every Public School Across America

The Huffington Post | Carolyn Gregoire | Posted 10.16.2014 | Healthy Living

With high rates of obesity, diabetes and other chronic diseases, heath care spending continues to rise, putting an enormous burden on the U.S. budget....

5 Tips for Getting Kids to Come to Dinner

Susan Stiffelman | Posted 11.22.2014 | Parents
Susan Stiffelman

Listen to your children's point of view without interrupting; perhaps they don't look forward to dinner because one sibling constantly teases them. The more you can get feelings out in the open, the more you'll reestablish yourselves as a team.

Laurie David Dishes on Family Dinner

Maria Rodale | Posted 08.30.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

Recently, I had the pleasure of sitting down for a quick interview with activist, author, and producer Laurie David to discuss her new documentary film Fed Up, which looks into our problematic sugar consumption.

Laurie David's Newest Release: A Cookbook Of Explosively Good Recipes

Kerry Trueman | Posted 06.27.2014 | Taste
Kerry Trueman

The 'summer porridge' recipe in Laurie David's new book The Family Cooks is so delicious, it's dangerous.

We Already Know Kids Eat Too Much Sugar, So Why Aren't More of Us 'Fed Up'?

Charity Curley Mathews | Posted 07.16.2014 | Parents
Charity Curley Mathews

The idea that a calorie is a calorie, that everybody should just eat less and exercise more and that if you're overweight it's simply a matter of willpower -- all the stuff we've all come to accept as medial fact over the last few years -- is thrown out by the panel of experts in Fed Up.

Why All of Us Should Be Fed Up

Nancy Huehnergarth | Posted 07.13.2014 | Healthy Living
Nancy Huehnergarth

What does it mean when the Grocery Manufacturers Association, which represents the world's packaged food and drink industry, puts out a defensive press release about a documentary before it is released? I'd say it means they are scared, and, after viewing the new film Fed Up, I can understand why.

Are You Fed Up? You Will Be Soon

Maria Rodale | Posted 07.12.2014 | Healthy Living
Maria Rodale

There's a new documentary out that aims to prove that "everything we've been told about food and exercise for the past 30 years is dead wrong." Tha...

Christina Wilkie

Food Lobby Creates Stealth Campaign To Attack Anti-Obesity Film

HuffingtonPost.com | Christina Wilkie | Posted 05.10.2014 | Politics

WASHINGTON -- The world's largest food industry lobbying group is waging a stealth campaign to discredit the highly anticipated anti-obesity documenta...

Christopher Rosen

The Information In 'Fed Up' Might Save Your Life

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 05.09.2014 | Entertainment

"It's time for a new story, about the food we eat and the environment we want for our children." That sentence, part of Katie Couric's final bit of na...

Katie Couric, Laurie David and Stephanie Soechtig are Fed Up with America's Childhood Obesity Crisis (Video)

Rob Feld | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Rob Feld

While there have been many docs on obesity and America's industrial food industry, this one takes aim at the prevailing calories-in/calories-out model, which has dominated our view of weight gain for years.

Week in Film: Neighbors, Chef and more

Marshall Fine | Posted 07.09.2014 | Entertainment
Marshall Fine

Neighbors may not be a particularly well-thought-out film (huge third-act problems). But it has some of the biggest sustained laughs of the summer.

Katie Couric and Laurie David Are Fed Up: You Are What You Eat

Regina Weinreich | Posted 07.08.2014 | Entertainment
Regina Weinreich

The skinny is this: See the documentary Fed Up for consciousness awareness regarding food. Katie Couric and Laurie David have joined forces with direc...

What's Worse For Your Brain: Sugar Or Cocaine?

The Huffington Post | Abigail Wise | Posted 05.07.2014 | Healthy Living

Think cocaine is bad for your brain? Then you might want to change the way you think about sugar. Eating high-sugar foods lights up your brain on an M...

WATCH: 'The Food Industry Hijacked Our Kitchens'

Posted 05.08.2014 | Healthy Living

By Sarah Klein Dr. Mark Hyman, M.D., thought Betty Crocker was real. But Betty Crocker and other convenience food products instead symbolize th...

Christopher Rosen

What It's Like To Fight The MPAA -- And Win

HuffingtonPost.com | Christopher Rosen | Posted 04.18.2014 | Entertainment

Late Wednesday, the Motion Picture Association of America reversed its ban on the poster for "Fed Up," a new documentary about the food industry and i...

The Single Best Thing I Did As A Parent

HuffPost Live | Emily Tess Katz | Posted 04.17.2014 | Parents

Laurie David joined HuffPost Live on Wednesday to discuss her new cookbook, The Family Cooks, and extoll the virtues of a family dinner ritual. "It...

Everyone's Starving, Do You Know What You Are Cooking for Dinner?

Kirstin Uhrenholdt | Posted 06.16.2014 | Parents
Kirstin Uhrenholdt

You either go out, get takeout or open the freezer for microwavable dinners. You basically invite a bunch of strangers to cook you dinner. But, should we trust these strange cooks?

This Tradition Will Transform The Way Your Family Eats

Laurie David | Posted 06.15.2014 | Parents
Laurie David

The idea is simple: Use the one day of the week we do have time to cook -- Sundays.

TABLE TALK: Scientists Discover New Chicken-Like Dinosaur

Posted 03.21.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The discovery of the Anzu wyliei dinosaur Story to read: ...

TABLE TALK: St. Patrick's Day

Posted 03.14.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: St. Patrick's Day Story to read: St. Patrick's Day Histor...

TABLE TALK: The Meaning Of Lent

Posted 03.07.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The Meaning Of Lent Story to read: Lenten Fast With Praye...

TABLE TALK: The Academy Awards

Posted 02.28.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The 2014 Academy Awards Story to read: Everything You Nee...

The 2014 Winter Olympics In Sochi Have Begun!

Posted 02.07.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: The 2014 Winter Olympics In Sochi Story to read: LET THE ...

Gearing Up For The Super Bowl With Your Kids

Posted 01.31.2014 | Parents

This week's Family Dinner Table Talk, from HuffPost and The Family Dinner book: Topic: Super Bowl XLVIII Story to read: NFL's Super Bowl History...