Not an actual child's fruit cup, but tasty. (Steve R.)

Federal Program To Feed Poor Kids Fresh Fruit And Vegetables Is Actually Controversial

The federal Fresh Fruit and Vegetable Program means that kids in high-poverty schools receive cups of fresh fruits and vegetables every day, starting kids on what program boosters hope will be a lifelong habit of thinking of fresh produce as valid and delicious snacks. Who could possibly object to that? Lobbyists for the frozen, canned, and dried fruit industries. [More]

Psychologists: Comfort Food Is Bad For Your Body But Good For Your Soul

Psychologists: Comfort Food Is Bad For Your Body But Good For Your Soul

High-calorie foods such as meatloaf, macaroni and cheese and mashed potatoes can be harmful to your diet and overall health, but psychologists suggest they can partially counteract negative effects by making eaters feel better. [More]

Food Companies Pledge To Slash Calories In The Name Of Slimmer Kids

Food Companies Pledge To Slash Calories In The Name Of Slimmer Kids

Some of the nation’s largest food producers have promised to take 1.5 trillion calories out of products within the next five years, the Associated Press reports. [More]