Who gets to give dietary advice? Health coach fights law

U.S. 05/30/19, 12:16

In California, Heather Del Castillo offered tips on natural eating as a health coach. But in Florida, the title didn't qualify her to give nutrition advice.After getting a complaint that she was working without a license, Florida officials sent a ...

Nutrition plays a small but vital role at Final Four

Sports 04/05/19, 02:11

Braden Burke sat at his stall finishing off the last remnants of his lunch as reporters filled the Michigan State locker room.The room was open so Final Four media could ask players questions, but Burke still had potatoes and broccoli ...

US experts reviewing low-carb, other diets for guidelines

Health 04/02/19, 08:58

Some followers of low-carb eating are hoping for a nod of approval in the upcoming U.S. dietary guidelines that advise Americans on what to eat.It may seem minor, but backers say low-carb's inclusion could influence nutrition advice that doctors give ...

Bud Light debuts bigger nutrition labels

Health 01/11/19, 06:16

Beer drinkers can't claim blissful ignorance for much longer.Starting next month, packages of Bud Light will have prominent labels showing the beer's calories and ingredients as well as the amount of fat, carbohydrates and protein in a serving.Bud Light is ...

USDA: Food stamps will be funded through February

U.S. 01/08/19, 22:14

The Trump administration says benefits under the Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program, also known as food stamps, will be funded through February should the government shutdown continue. Agriculture Secretary Sonny Perdue is asking states to issue the February benefits on or before ...

Founder of Feed My Starving Children, Richard Proudfit, dies

U.S. 11/14/18, 14:13

Richard Proudfit, the founder of Feed My Starving Children, a Minnesota-based nonprofit that has delivered billions of nutritious meals to malnourished children worldwide, has died. He was 88. Proudfit died Tuesday at a nursing home in Bloomington, Minnesota, said Andy Carr, ...

FDA reconsiders added sugar label for maple syrup, honey

Nutrition 09/24/18, 06:12

The U.S. Food and Drug Administration is reconsidering its plan to require that pure maple syrup and honey be labeled as containing added sugars.Maple syrup producers had rallied against the plan, saying the nutrition labels updates were misleading, illogical and ...

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