Nutrition: Teens

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Obama: Nutrition Bill Vital to Children's Future

President Barack Obama, center, with first lady Michelle Obama, right, applaud after the president signed the Healthy, Hunger-Free Act of ...Thousands more children would eat lunches and dinners at school and all school food would become more nutritious under a bill President Barack Obama signed into law Monday.

House to Vote on Bill to Improve School Lunches

First-grader Kiarra Baker chooses her lunch from the new salad bar during the C.H. Robinson and United Fresh Foundation "A Salad Bar In Ev...Congress is poised to give President Barack Obama — along with his wife, Michelle — a congressional victory as the House takes up legislation to push greasy foods off the school lunch line and sugary drinks out of vending machines.

Will You Eat Healthy This Thanksgiving?

Are you counting calories this Thanksgiving? Credit: Mitch Hrdlicka, Getty Images Thanksgiving is about three things -- football, fam...

School Nutrition Bill Could Be Revived in Congress

Michelle Obama's healthier school campaign to possibly be revived. Credit: AP WASHINGTON (AP) - First lady Michelle Obama's campaign fo...First lady Michelle Obama's campaign for healthier school lunches could be revived in Congress after two key Democrats said they will drop opposition to using funding from food stamps to pay for it.

Report: Fast-Food Chains Increase Targeting Our Kids

At least the Happy Meal toy doesn't have any calories. Credit: Karen Bleier, AFP/Getty Images You might have thought that with all the ...You might have thought that with all the finger-pointing and concerns over childhood plumpness, America's fast- food industry would be trying to reduce the gut-busting, calorie-loaded, fat-filled offerings on their menus and the kid-targeted advertising. Not so.

Laurie David Talks About Her New Book, 'The Family Dinner'

Laurie David gives tips for connecting with your kids in "The Family Dinner." Credit: Amazon One of the best things about the work I do...The co-producer of "An Inconvenient Truth" is tackling another tough topic: Getting families together for dinner.

How Much Candy Will You Let Your Kids Eat?

Do you let your little goblins consume all their sweet treats? Credit: Corbis A post-Halloween hot topic: how much candy will you let your kids e...

Feds Consider Limiting Potatoes Offered to Kids

Kindergartner Joella Hein waits for tater tots to be served in the school lunch line at Naches Valley Primary School in Gleed, Wash. Potato growers...Potato growers are fighting back against efforts to ban or limit potatoes in federal child nutrition programs, arguing the tuber is loaded with potassium and vitamin C and shouldn't be considered junk food.

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