Tag Archives: Food

U.S. fast food chains offering more healthy options for kids

(Reuters Health) – Healthier sides and drinks were added to U.S. fast-food restaurant kids’ menus in the past decade, but healthy combinations are still rarely offered as the default option, researchers say. “For a lot of families, eating out is a regular option for meals, rather than an occasional treat,” said lead author Megan Mueller,… Read More »

How common are food allergies, really?

Food allergies are a widespread problem. However, while many adults in the United States are convinced that certain food items will cause them to have an allergic reaction, a new study reports that their fears are likely unfounded. Food allergies are common but not nearly as widespread as people may believe. According to recent studies,… Read More »

A 1,500-Calorie Diet: Food Lists, Meal Plan and More – Healthline

When trying to lose weight, creating a calorie deficit either by eating less or increasing physical activity is necessary. Many people choose to follow a 1,500-calorie diet plan to jumpstart weight loss and control their food intake. This article explains how to follow a 1,500-calorie diet, including foods to eat, foods to avoid and tips… Read More »