Articles for Tag: "junk food"

Paying cash for lunch may save kids calories 
Paying cash for lunch may save kids calories
Using debit-card-only systems for school lunches may encourage students to choose high-calorie, less healthy food options.
Are pro athletes encouraging unhealthy eating? 
Are pro athletes encouraging unhealthy eating?
High profile sports figures are paid big bucks to pitch products, but your teens may be the ones paying the price.
Kids’ health still affected by junk food ads, despite promises 
Kids’ health still affected by junk food ads, despite promises
Though the food industry agreed to police its junk food ads, new research reveals it’s still non-compliant.
USDA cracks down on junk food in schools 
USDA cracks down on junk food in schools
New nutrition guidelines mandate healthier food options in school vending machines and at lunchtime.
Fighting childhood obesity is a family affair  Featured
Fighting childhood obesity is a family affair
Doctors say parents play a critical role in helping their children maintain a healthy weight. Dr. Jennifer DeBruler cautions against “too much and too little”— too much junk food and too little exercise.
Asthma, eczema more likely in teens eating junk food 
Asthma, eczema more likely in teens eating junk food
Fatty foods weaken immune system in teens making them more vulnerable to getting skin and respiratory illnesses.