Nutrition

Women breastfeed their babies at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington on February 12, 2011.(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Breast Milk Sold Online Can Be Tainted With Cow’s Milk, Study Shows

The Internet is a resource for just about anything including a place to purchase human breast milk. A new study shows some of the milk sold online can contain cow’s milk and previous studies have shown high-levels of potentially dangerous bacteria.

04/06/2015

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Food, Our Diet And Politics: KCBS In Depth With Dr. Marion Nestle

Dr. Marion Nestle, a former nutrition senior advisor for the U.S. Department of Health, discusses the new dietary guidelines recommended to the government and how the food industry’s interests could conflate things.

03/02/2015

The 'Vessyl' cup offers users nutritional data on whatever is poured into it. (CBS)

Vessyl ‘Smart Cup’ Knows What’s Poured Into It, Helps Users Track Nutrition Data

A San Francisco company has created a cup that knows what’s poured into it.

10/06/2014

Restaurant Calorie Information Makes a Difference to Diners

Restaurant Calorie Information Makes A Difference To Diners

A first-of-its kind study by the Centers for Disease Control finds that six-out-of-ten diners who are aware of calorie counts take them into consideration when placing their order.

07/11/2014

A food label that emphasizes fat.

New Look Proposed For Nutrition Labels Will Highlight Calories and Sugar

The number for calories will be getting bigger, and a new category for added sugars will be included on the “Nutrition Facts” labels that appear on most food packages.

02/27/2014

Food for Thought in Namibia

Community Corner: Feeding AIDS Patients From Sonoma To Africa

A local Bay Area nonprofit, dedicated to serving those affected with AIDS, is raising funds to help AIDS orphans in Africa.

08/19/2012

Women breastfeed their babies at the Hirshhorn Museum in Washington on February 12, 2011.(Nicholas Kamm/AFP/Getty Images)

Concord Farmer’s Market To Feature Breastfeeding Booth

Moms in search of healthy food for their families could get an extra helping of nutrition information at a breastfeeding booth at Concord’s farmers’ market Thursday evening.

08/02/2012

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Narsai David Book Review: Why Calories Count – From Science To Politics

Nutritionists Marion Nestle and Malden Nesheim cover a lot of ground very accessibly in Why Calories Count: From Science To Politics. They begin with a basic scientific definition of what a calorie really is before exploring the food industry’s influence on nutrition and how politics plays into food safety, including pet food.

06/29/2012

A McDonald's Happy Meal. (David Paul Morris/Getty Images)

San Francisco Judge Tosses Lawsuit Targeting McDonald’s Happy Meals

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.

04/05/2012

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Five Vet Tips To Keep Your Dog Healthy In San Francisco

A healthy lifestyle is one of the key ingredients to living a longer, happier life. Making health-conscious decisions should always extend to pets. Start with these five basics your vet wants you to know and do for your furry friend.

03/02/2012

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