Butter consumption has jumped 25 percent in the last decade. Dr. Tara Narula, cardiologist at Lenox Hill Hospital in New York, speaks to "CBS This Morning" about the shift back to butter from margarine and what it means for consumer health.
Amid growing concern over the safety of energy drinks for children, Los Angeles officials have drawn up a proposal that would make the city the first in the nation to ban minors from purchasing the highly caffeinated beverages. KCAL 9's Dave Bryan reports.
Chocolate manufacturers and traders are working to boost cocoa supplies, which are being stressed by factors like climate change and urbanization. Increasing demand for confectionery in emerging markets also is putting pressure on the industry.
According to the USDA, 30 to 40 percent of the food produced in the United States goes uneaten. Mona Iskander reports for PBS NewsHour about how new businesses have emerged to help kitchens reduce food waste, all while turning a profit.
Prosecutors in New York and San Francisco are investigating whether Monster Beverage is marketing its caffeinated drinks to kids. Dr. David Agus talks to "CBS This Morning" about the potential health risks of energy drinks, especially to children.
When we eat sugar, our taste buds, our gut and our brain all take notice. This activation of our reward system is similar to how our bodies process addictive substances. An overload of sugar spikes dopamine levels and leaves us craving more sweets.
Mondelez UK Manufacturing Director of Chocolate Neil Chapman explains why he is passionate about working in manufacturing. He tells the story of manufacturing at Cadbury and provides insider footage of how the Cadbury Dairy Milk bar is made.
3-D printing technology is moving into the food arena. A prototype device developed by Natural Machines allows different types of food to be printed in 3-D, including chocolate and pasta. BBC Click's Melissa Hogenboom reports on this new technology.
Recently, General Mills announced that original Cheerios would no longer be made with genetically modified ingredients. But how can GMOs affect your health? NBC News Diet & Health Editor Madelyn Fernstrom explains what GMOs are, and how they may impact consumers.
Beam Inc., one of Kentucky's largest bourbon producers, recently was sold to a Japanese holding company in a deal worth approximately $16 billion. CBS reporter Duane Pohlman discusses the acquisition and what it means for American jobs.
Arkansas, already the 10th largest producer of soybeans in the United States, is now cashing in by producing edamame, the Asian bean that is growing in popularity as a nutritious snack for American consumers looking for healthier options.
Where's the beef? According to a report, beef has been replaced by chicken as the most popular meat product in the United States. While Americans are eating less meat overall, they are still gobbling up approximately 60 pounds of chicken per year on average.
A new report from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention says that tens of millions of Americans are drinking too much alcohol. Researchers are concerned that this amount of drinking could cause damaging health and social problems.
McDonald's is famous for its calorie-laden burgers and fries, but an Iowa science teacher has turned to the restaurant to lose weight. The teacher had his students develop a diet plan that used only food from the fast food chain's menu.
Indra Nooyi, Chairman and CEO of PepsiCo, discusses her company's initiative to shift to more "good for you" snack foods and ramp up the development of new products. Nooyi says that this process has been an extremely difficult transformation.
The London Distillery Company hopes to be the first London whiskey producer in a century to bring the spirit back to liquor stores. A rule change enacted in 1996 made it easier for London producers to compete with Scotch and Irish whiskey.
Juicing has become popular with individuals looking to improve their health, but is it really good for you? Dave Zinczenko of "Eat It to Beat It" reports on the nutrition trend and whether a "salad in a bottle" is as good for you as a salad on your plate.
This year, Americans will consume 3.5 fewer gallons of soda per person than they did five years ago. Some say increasingly health-conscious consumers may be drinking less soda because they are cutting down on sugar and sugar substitutes.
As part of the Affordable Health Care for America Act, calorie counts are coming to vending machines across the country. But will this information have a significant impact on Americans' snacking choices? NBC's Joe Fryer reports on the new rule.
A new study suggests that pregnant women can reduce the chance that their kids will have nut allergies by eating nuts during their pregnancy. According to the research, women who ate nuts more than five times a week had children with a 30 percent reduction in the risk of developing nut allergies.