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Nutritional Information

Stepping Up the Fight Against Obesity

Catherine M. Abate | Posted 09.08.2013 | New York
Catherine M. Abate

If we work to spread that message beyond our clinics to schools, homes, and the workplace, we will be that much closer to getting chronic diseases like obesity and diabetes under control and to helping New Yorkers live fuller and healthier lives.

Calorie Labeling: Take the Plunge

Scott Davis | Posted 05.22.2013 | Business
Scott Davis

In today's wired world, trying to withhold information is an increasingly futile strategy. Sooner or later, your customers are going to know everything they want to know about you anyway. So what happened after we posted calorie counts on our menu boards?

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.

California Pizza Kitchen Is 'Deliberately Poisoning' Consumers, Lawsuit Claims

The Huffington Post | Caroline Fairchild | Posted 01.29.2013 | Business

California Pizza Kitchen and Nestle are killing us one frozen pizza at a time, according to one woman. Katie Simpson is suing California Pizza Kitc...

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.

Too Much Information?: California Diners React To New Menu Labeling Laws

latimes.com | Jeannine Stein | Posted 05.25.2011 | Los Angeles

Californians have a rep, deserved or not, for being health conscious -- asking for dressing on the side and meats that are grilled instead of fried. S...