Childhood Obesity News
New Recommendations for Kids and Eating Sugar
Dr. Jennifer Ashton weighs in on the American Heart Association's first statement about how much added sugar children may consume.
Anita McBride Talks the Republican Race for the White House
ABC News' Amna Nawaz and Devin Dwyer interview Anita McBride, President George Bush's former assistant at the Republican National Convention.
Seahawks DE Michael Bennett 'feeling really defensive MVP-ish'
BELLEVUE, Wa. -- Seattle Seahawks defensive end Michael Bennett is coming off a career season in which he notched 10 sacks and earned his first Pro Bowl berth. In 2016, he's setting his sights even higher. "I'm feeling really defensive MVP-ish right now, the way I've been training, the way that my
New USDA Rules Eliminate Junk Food in Schools
Students might notice some changes in the cafeteria when they go back to school in a few weeks. The USDA will announce rules today that require schools to get rid of unhealthy snacks and eliminate students’ exposure to junk food, ABC News has exclusively learned. The biggest difference this year
A Pediatrician's Tips on the Best Foods for Your Baby
Parents today are bombarded with confusing, and sometimes even harmful, information when it comes to nutrition for their children. Nutritional guidelines are constantly changing, and parents don't know who to trust for medically-sound advice that works. Dr. Tanya Altmann, a practicing pediatrician,
Expert's Advice on What to Feed Your Baby
Dr. Tanya Altmann, author of "What to Feed Your Baby," is live in Times Square to tell mothers what foods they can feed their babies to help them become healthy eaters.
First Lady Pushes Back Against Those Who 'Mock' Healthy Food, Exercise Efforts
First Lady Michelle Obama took a swipe today at critics of her healthy eating and exercise initiatives that she launched more than six years ago. "When folks mock our efforts, it’s parents who need to be out there saying, 'Excuse me, but our children’s health isn’t a joke. One third of kids being
'Dancing With the Stars' Pro Sued After Posting Offensive Meme
Val Chmerkovskiy is being sued after posting a meme about childhood obesity featuring a girl with Down syndrome.
Super Bowl 50: Diehard Young Football Fan Wins Dream Prize
At just 11 years old, Marlo Mosley is a rising star wide receiver and a diehard San Francisco 49ers fan with big Super Bowl dreams. Marlo is among the thousands of young football fans who entered to win the NFL Play 60 Super Bowl contest with the hope of becoming the league’s Play 60 Super Kid. The
Aloha Obama: Inside the President's 2015 Hawaiian Holiday
Obama Returns to White House, Ends Hawaiian Vacation Sunday, JANUARY 3 President Obama and his family have returned safely to Washington, touching down on Air Force One at 11:42 a.m. A short time later, the first family lifted off on Marine One for a brief ride to the White House, touching down on