Nutrition

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

Narsai David (CBS)

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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HealthWatch: School Lunches To Have More Veggies, Whole Grains

The first major nutritional overhaul of school meals in more than 15 years means most offerings—including the always popular pizza—will come with less sodium, more whole grains and a wider selection of fruits and vegetables on the side.

01/25/2012

Red, yellow, and orange peppers at a Whole Foods Market (AP)

Study Confirms Healthy Diet Has High Price Tag

SAN FRANCISCO (CBS SF) – The results of a University of Washington study showing the healthy diet recommended under federal nutrition guidelines may be more expensive than most confirmed what many Bay Area shoppers already […]

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