nutrition

Chipotle's Tofu Turning Point

Welcome to the fast-food big leagues, tofu. Chipotle Mexican Grill this week introduced Sofritas to its stores in Boston and New York. That...

7 Foods to Buy When You're Broke

Some foods are better than others when you're trying to stretch a dollar. Here are seven that you should consider when funds are tight.

Why Mickey Mouse Is Shaping Up on Childhood Obesity

Disney is making the food at its theme parks more healthful, and in 2015, it will begin applying nutritional standards to the foods advertised on its networks. Is this good-nutrition shift altruism, or just smart marketing? CEO Robert A. Iger says it's both.

Happy Meal Lawsuit Dismissed by Calif. Judge

A San Francisco judge has dismissed a proposed class-action lawsuit that sought to stop McDonald's Corp. from using toys to market its meals to children in the Golden State.

Walmart's New Health Food Push: Too Hard to Swallow?

Walmart, which has long been associated with cheap, high-calorie, low-nutrition foods, wants to get healthy: Its new "Great for You" initiative aims to show shoppers it can help them eat healthy on a budget. But can the retail tiger change its spots -- or it's rep?

McDonald's Turns On a Dime to Beat Happy Meal Law

When San Francisco outlawed free toys with meals that don't meet certain nutritional requirements, the McDonald's Happy Meal looked set to become a bit less happy there. But Ronald and Co. have cooked up a clever solution.

Can You Make Better Soda Than Coke or Pepsi?

There's a cola war brewing that has nothing to do with Coke or Pepsi: It's in the home-based pop market, and the fight is between SodaStream and Primo Water. But why make your own soda at home instead of buying it at the store? Is it easier? Cheaper? Healthier? You're probably going to like all three answers.

Nine Cheap Ways to Get Into Shape

Two people who need to get into shapeSo we're deep into the month of January, and if you're like me, you've already fallen off the wagon when it came to your New Year's resolution to...