Feb 20, 2013 — Scientists say the time-honored calorie is too flawed to give people a good measure of what they're eating. But many nutritionists say calories are still the most useful tool for keeping tabs on food intake and maintaining healthy weight.
Nov 16, 2012 — Despite the perception that Americans are a bunch of boozers, a new study shows men in their 20s and 30s take in about 175 calories a day in alcohol; for women, it's about 60 calories. Still, the government warns, it's a little more than we should be imbibing on a daily basis.
Aug 3, 2012 — New research shows that official calorie counts for almonds may be off by as much as 20 percent because of the way we digest them. That may be good news people watching their weight who want to incorporate more almonds in their diet.
Jul 23, 2012 — It may be easy to order food online, but it's also more pricey and more calorific compared to traditional ways of ordering, says a new study. It seems we lose our personal inhibitions when we don't have to talk to the seller or see other customers.
Apr 12, 2012 — Children and teens are going to have to cut calories or get a lot more exercise to stop the obesity trend, new research says.
Feb 24, 2012 — Is that veggie pizza at the local pizza chain 1,680 calories, or 2,960? Fast-food menus with calorie counts that are supposed to help eaters make healthier choices often aren't much help, a new study reports.
Aug 3, 2011 — In the first hour of Talk of the Nation, the political junkie looks at the winners and losers in the debt deal, and MTV turns 30. In the second hour, how calorie counts may or may not affect the way we eat, and the link between high temperatures and crime rates.
Jul 19, 2011 — Despite restaurant chains offering healthier menu options, they still push oversized and fattening food items to Americans. The Center for Science in the Public Interest gave awards to what it calls the worst offenders.