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Nutrition Information

Test Your Nutrition IQ

Posted 02.11.2014 | OWN

By Kate Rockwood Research shows that the average person makes more than 200 food decisions a day -- white or wheat? coffee or tea? salad or f...

10 Roadside Foods You Should Never Eat

SmarterTravel | Posted 09.03.2013 | Travel
SmarterTravel

Ah, the Great American Road Trip... and the calorie bombs that go with it. You may want to steer clear of these.

5 Ways to Make Nutrition Labeling More Effective

Meghan Hall | Posted 04.24.2013 | Healthy Living
Meghan Hall

Thanks to the Nutrition Labeling and Education Act of 1990, we as consumers have easy access to the nutritional information for most of the foods we can purchase in a grocery store. As they say, information is power -- but that power is weakened by several flaws in our labeling system.

Horses and People: Who's Whispering?

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 08.13.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

The lore and the legend of the horse whisperer honors a whisper heard, not spoken. That all of us could learn to hear and understand horses better might matter to some more than others. That we might all learn to hear and understand one another better matters to us all.

Nutrition Guidance: Letting Chips Fall Where They May

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 03.14.2012 | Healthy Living
David Katz, M.D.

I live in a world where decent people occasionally eat chips. So I say it's a good thing to offer the best possible nutrition guidance -- and let the chips fall where they may.

Foodily Unleashes 'Secret Weapon': Nutrition Info For Recipes

Posted 07.17.2011 | Food

Foodily, the recipe site that allows users to "browse recipes like a magazine," has unveiled its latest magic trick: nutrition information. Foodil...

The Best Way To Judge The Nutritional Value Of Foods

David Katz, M.D. | Posted 05.25.2011 | Home
David Katz, M.D.

A breakfast cereal may well be a source of vitamins and minerals because those are added to the mix, but be made primarily from sugar.

Calorie Count Disclosure And The Health Care Bill: Will This Lead To A Food Revolution?

Huffington Post | Katherine Goldstein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Green

One aspect of the health care bill that is taking effect immediately is that chain restaurants will be required to prominently display nutrition infor...

Health Law Will Make Calorie Counts Hard To Ignore

AP | By MARY CLARE JALONICK | Posted 11.08.2011 | Home

WASHINGTON -- A requirement tucked into the massive U.S health care bill will make calorie counts impossible for thousands of restaurants to hide and ...