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Kelly Brownell

Cereal Ads Focus On Unhealthiest Products, Study Shows

Reuters | Posted 08.22.2012 | Food

By Lisa Baertlein June 22 (Reuters) - U.S. food companies are making breakfast cereal for children healthier by cuttin...

Mind-Boggling Nutrition Guidance? You Betcha'!

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 07.11.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The National Consumers League, claiming to represent consumers' interests, issued a press release this week announcing they had submitted a complaint to the FDA, asking the agency to banish NuVal from the nation's supermarkets.

Joe Satran

Soda Taxes Might Save 2,600 Lives A Year

HuffingtonPost.com | Joe Satran | Posted 01.16.2012 | Food

People get emotional when you bring up the idea of a soda tax. Proponents of the tax are quick to compare it to excise taxes on cigarettes. They argue...

Public Health and the Illusion of Your Autonomy: Kill the Umpire?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.07.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I won't speak for my friends and colleagues in public health, although I suspect they feel the same; I'll just speak for myself. I am nobody's nanny. But as you play with the military-industrial establishment with your health on the line, I don't mind being a referee.

Fitness Trends In 2010: Will New Innovations Replace Old Views?

Carole Carson | Posted 11.17.2011 | Healthy Living
Carole Carson

The more readily we learn from the past and update our understanding of the complex nature and causes of obesity, the more quickly we can successfully move into a healthy future.