Healthy

McDonald's Happy Meals Get a Healthier Overhaul

For more than 30 years, the standard McDonald's Happy Meals have been exactly the same -- a burger or chicken nuggets, fries and a soda. But no more. In an attempt to help youngsters make healthier food choices, the fast food chain is making big changes to its kid's-meal-in-a-box.

America's Best Cities for Telecommuters

With high-speed Internet access becoming ubiquitous, today's telecommuters can live almost anywhere. DailyFinance has gone hunting for the cities that offer the best combination of urban goodies, charm, culture and recreation, at prices that New Yorkers and Angelenos would envy.

Paper, Not Plastic: Credit Cards Boost Unhealthy Eating

Dieters looking for a little extra willpower to avoid putting junk food in their grocery carts might want to leave their credit cards at home. New research shows that buying groceries with plastic instead of good old-fashioned folding money makes people more likely to buy unhealthy foods.

Using Junk-Food Tactics to Sell Kids on Carrots

Carrot farmers want to convince young eaters to put down that bag of chips and pick up a pack of baby carrots. So, a new ad campaign will use weapons favored by the junk-food giants: flashy snack bags, video games, humor and YouTube videos.

Stay away from these death states

Folks living in Mississippi might want to consider changing zip codes. According to a report from the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services,...

2009 comebacks: Brown-bag lunches

In years past, power lunches and quick meals on the go were standard fare, with brown bag lunches relegated to second-class citizen status. A cold...