Junk food

Junk Food In Your Kids' Favorite TV Shows Could Be Making Them Fat

By | Thu, 07/03/2014 - 18:30

Television programs for kids are full of junk food references. But the effects of eating it are missing from the picture.

shutterstock image of baby carrots

'Supersizing' Healthy Food May Entice Us To Eat Better

By | Tue, 01/07/2014 - 15:30

Our propensity to not be able to pass up a deal can be used to motivate better eating habits, researchers find.

junk food

Junk Food May Impair Memory And Spatial Recognition In Just One Week

By | Mon, 12/23/2013 - 16:11

A diet high in fat and sugar may lead to cognitive impairments in as little as one week.

Aldi Rizal

Indonesian 'Smoking Baby' Drops 40-A-Day Habit For Junk Food

By | Mon, 11/18/2013 - 12:21

Aldi Rizal, Indonesia's "smoking baby," has dropped his 40-cigarette a day habit in favor of a high calorie addiction: food.


Physically Demanding Jobs Linked To Unhealthy Eating

By | Thu, 11/07/2013 - 08:59

Researchers find that less educated German adults, especially those with physically demanding jobs, consume more energy-dense foods than their more educated peers.

Five Guys Burgers and Fries food

Girl Has Only Eaten Junk Food For 16 Years [VIDEO]

By | Wed, 11/06/2013 - 15:51

Faye Campbell, a 21-year-old girl, has eaten only junk food for 16 years due to food phobia.


Star Athletes Pushing Junk Food, Sugary Drinks: Has The Wheaties Era Come To An End?

By | Tue, 10/08/2013 - 10:40

Star athletes are chugging soda and guzzling Gatorade for millions of dollars. Are kids at risk?

Men eating Nathan's hot dogs

Eating Junk Food Increases Risk Of Depression In Middle-Aged Men

By | Tue, 09/17/2013 - 15:55

Middle-aged men who regularly consume junk food face a higher risk of developing depression symptoms.


KFC Japan To Sell Deep-Fried Soup: Wait… How Do You Fry A Liquid?

By | Mon, 09/02/2013 - 15:30

KFC Japan is releasing a deep-fried version of corn potage, a brand of popular soup.


French Fries Vending Machine Installed In Belgium: That’s Right… French Fries!

By | Thu, 08/22/2013 - 14:18

An automatic machine in Belgium serves up a batch of French fries in 90 seconds.

Hostess Twinkies

Unhealthy Foods: Twinkies And 7 Other Worst Junk Foods On The 7-Eleven Shelf [SLIDESHOW]

By | Mon, 06/24/2013 - 17:49

Find out why you should avoid “the sweetest comeback” of Twinkies and other unhealthy foods on the 7-Eleven shelf.

Watermelon Oreo

Where to Buy Nabisco's New Watermelon Oreos, Just In Time For Summer Cookouts

By | Wed, 06/19/2013 - 12:10

Nabisco's release of the Watermelon Oreo has cookie lovers questioning this combination of fruit flavoring and junk food.

Mom, You're Setting Me Up!

Babies Born Addicted To Junk Food: How Poor Eating Habits During Pregnancy Can Hurt Your Child

By | Tue, 04/30/2013 - 11:53

The one time not to start your child early: A new study finds that a pregnant mother's consumption of junk food can determine her future child's eating habits.

Kid Watching TV Commercials

Banning Food Advertising to Children: Experts Call for Regulations on Junk Food Commercials

By | Thu, 03/21/2013 - 21:05

Banning food advertising to children is the goal of Canadian obesity epidemic experts. No more junk food commercials for kids?

Junk Food

Junk Food Junkies: Pregnant Women’s Diets Can Cause Snack Addiction in Unborn Babies

By | Fri, 03/01/2013 - 17:36

A mother’s junk food habit can predispose her children to junk food addiction.