Growing environmental, climate and health problems can be traced back to modern food production, including rising obesity and disease. Conventional, chemical and energy-intensive farming is also depleting fresh water supplies, while toxic agricultural chemicals pollute air, soil and waterways, thereby threatening the entire food chain from top to bottom.
Kellogg’s has been attacked many times for putting too much sugar in its breakfast cereals advertised to children. A new report reveals how the conglomerate and other large companies have spent millions to undermine policies to curb sugar levels in foods.
A growing number of younger U.S. adults are being hospitalized for strokes, and a new study suggests that’s at least in part because more of them have risk factors like high blood pressure, obesity and diabetes.
People who eat home-cooked meals and don’t watch TV while eating are less likely to be obese, study finds
A major contributor to the obesity and diabetes epidemics around the world, the ingredients in this popular drink, especially popular among youth, is prompting public health organizations to start recommending limits. Learn more.