Mexico targets junk food as obesity takes toll amid pandemic

MEXICO CITY (AP) — As more states propose or approve bans on junk food sales to minors, Mexico is seeing the tide turn against high-calorie snacks that experts say have given the country one of the hi...

Changing counts reveal inexact science of calorie labels

NEW YORK (AP) — Almonds used to have about 170 calories per serving. Then researchers said it was really more like 130. A little later, they said the nuts may have even less. Calorie...

Drinkers want fizz, low carbs, and Super Bowl ads reflect it

DETROIT (AP) — When Americans crack open a cold one during Sunday's Super Bowl, it might not be a traditional domestic beer. Sales of classic beers like Bud Light have been dropping ...

Aiming high: Altitude is the acid test at Tour de France

PARIS (AP) — With each crank of their pedals, riders on the Tour de France will climb ever-higher into the unknown. For the first time in its 116-year history, the race that starts S...

Beyond Meat goes public as sales of plant-based meats rise

Beyond Meat is ready for more. The El Segundo, California-based maker of plant-based burgers and sausages will make its debut on the Nasdaq stock exchange Thursday. It's the first pu...

Taiwan's 'hidden sugar diet' leads to pancreatic cancer: expert

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) -- Beyond super, sugary drinks, common staple foods in the Taiwanese diet may also increase the risk of developing pancreatic cancer. A recent study by Academia Sinica has conf...

Half of all Taiwanese blessed with ‘weight loss’ gene: study

TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – Half the population in Taiwan is blessed with a gene that helps control weight and thus allows them to indulge in the pleasure of eating while keeping obesity at bay, repo...

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela. Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering ab...

As Venezuelans go hungry, Trump targets food corruption

PANAMA CITY (AP) — The June meeting was conducted behind closed doors far from the klieg-light attention normally focused on Venezuela. Around a U-shaped table in a hotel towering ab...

Side of sea grass please: Scientists find omnivorous shark

IRVINE, Calif. (AP) — Ruining the reputation of sharks as bloodthirsty predators, Southern California researchers say they've found a shark that enjoys a side of sea grass with its prey. ...

Nutrisystem, Inc. Launches Groundbreaking DNA Body Blueprint™ Nationwide

FORT WASHINGTON, Pa.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jul 16, 2018--Nutrisystem, Inc. ( Nasdaq: NTRI ), a leading provider of health and wellness and weight management products and services including Nutrisystem® an...

Processed Meat Procurement Report – Sourcing and Procurement Insights by SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 20, 2018--Global procurement intelligence advisory firm, , has announced the release of their ‘ This report offers comprehensive insights into the pricing models prevalen...

Dietary Fibers Procurement Report: Supply Market Intelligence and Category Management Strategies Now Available from SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 14, 2018--, a global procurement market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the release of their . This procurement report offers actionable insights on the bes...

Specialty Carbohydrates Procurement Report: Category Management and Supply Market Insights Now Available from SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--, a global procurement market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the release of their . This procurement report analyzes the major procurement trends...

Veal Meat Procurement Report - Supply Market and Procurement Intelligence Insights by SpendEdge

LONDON--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Jun 13, 2018--, a global procurement market intelligence solutions provider, has announced the release of their . This procurement report analyzes the data and factors impacti...