Chicago, IL  (RestaurantNews.com)  Kids meals with toys are no longer the draw they once were for the restaurant industry’s youngest customers, according to The NPD Group, a leading market research company. NPD’s foodservice market research reports that restaurant visits that…

Chain Sets Standard for Industry by Featuring More Nutritious Entrée Option for Children Atlanta, GA  (RestaurantNews.com)  According to the Let’s Move initiative, one in three American children is considered overweight or obese. Children also consume 31 percent more calories and…

After wrapping her arms around the retail giant Wal-Mart and trying to cajole food makers into producing nutrition labels that are easier to understand, Michelle Obama, the first lady and a healthy-eating advocate, has her sights set on a new…

A new report from Yale University’s Rudd Center for Food Policy and Obesity suggests fast food is still unhealthy, adding to concerns about childhood obesity. According to the report, “Chains like McDonald’s, Taco Bell, and Burger King offer unhealthy sides…