Snacks (page 6)

Overzealous Lawmakers Overlook Obesity Facts

Obesity-obsessed bureaucrats are increasingly finding egg on their faces in the wake of dietary legislation they pushed out of emotion rather than science-based facts. In this month’s City Journal,…
Posted May 16, 2011 at 12:00 am

Common Sense: A Parental Responsibility?

Meet working mom Janice D’Arcy, who juggles children and a career. She wrote in yesterday’s Washington Post that she’s tired of people pinning blame on busy parents for…
Posted May 12, 2011 at 12:00 am

Jamie Oliver’s “Revolution” Misses Sweeps Week (Weak)

Dismal ratings and off-camera messes hampered the second season of Jamie Oliver’s “Food Revolution” from the moment he arrived in Los Angeles. Clearly unimpressed with the British celebrity chef’s…
Posted May 9, 2011 at 12:00 am

How Sweet It Is to Work Out With You

We have great news for gym rats with a sweet tooth. A new study published in the March issue of Medicine & Science in Sports & Exercise showed…
Posted May 6, 2011 at 12:00 am

Marion Nestle’s Verdict on Corn Sugar Lawsuit

In a federal lawsuit filed last Thursday, three sugar companies allege that the Corn Refiners Association’s ongoing efforts to rename high fructose corn syrup as exactly what it is—corn…
Posted May 3, 2011 at 12:00 am

Parental Wisdom Trumps School Diet Dogma

Anti-obesity crusaders seem to have forgotten that children have taste buds, too. Mary Poppins, the original Super Nanny, would surely tell these food finger-waggers about the value of “a…
Posted April 20, 2011 at 12:00 am

Food Cop Arrests Easter Bunny

As parents and children make their final preparations for Easter Sunday, some nutritional nags are plotting an offensive against two enemies they say go hand-in-hand: the Easter Bunny and…
Posted April 18, 2011 at 12:00 am

A Dose of Skepticism for Public-Health Advice

There's no reason anyone should doubt the advice of his or her family doctor. Physicians who know your medical history generally have your best interests at heart. But when…
Posted April 15, 2011 at 12:00 am

Lab Rats on the Hudson

Millions of New Yorkers probably aren’t aware they’re being used as guinea pigs in their state health department’s ongoing (and expensive) social experiments. Don’t take our word for it:…
Posted April 14, 2011 at 12:00 am

“Naked Chef” Needs “Econ 101”

Los Angeles public school officials remain reluctant to allow British food scold Jamie Oliver to bring reality show drama to their cafeterias, but Season 2 of Oliver’s Food…
Posted April 13, 2011 at 12:00 am