By Roberto A. Ferdman, The Washington Post
May 24, 2015 2:28 p.m.
Australian nonprofit Nutrition Australia is advising citizens about the harms of unhealthy eating, which has left the island country with one of the highest obesity rates in the world. The campaign centers on a modern day food pyramid, which is based on the country's most recent nutritional guidelines. And guess what? It's a whole lot more innovative than the American equivalent currently being used by the U.S. government.
By DAVID PITT, Associated Press
May 12, 2015 1:41 p.m.
DES MOINES, Iowa — Prices for eggs and turkey meat are rising as an outbreak of bird flu in the Midwest claims an increasing number of chickens and turkeys. Market experts say grocery stores and wholesalers are trying to stock up on eggs, but there's no need to worry about having enough turkeys for Thanksgiving.
By Melissa Healy, Los Angeles Times
May 11, 2015 6 a.m.
It's official, no matter where you live: Healthful eating is among the best ways to protect your aging brain against slippage. Conversely, a diet that skimps on fruits, vegetables, whole grains, nuts and fish and includes lots of fried foods, red meat and alcohol is highly likely to pave a road to cognitive ruin.