The new Food Guide’s best advice: eat with others

Peter Shawn Taylor: There’s plenty of evidence that if we follow this simple advice, we won’t need governments telling us what to eat in the first place

View of well ordered vegetables for sale in a supermarket. (Denise Taylor/Getty Images)

How to eat every day without consuming harmful chemicals

Kristin Lawless argues that ‘Big Food’ has obscured the fundamentals of healthy eating—and that some additives actually help cause obesity

A reality check on the debate over regulating food marketing to kids

Opinion: As a bill wends its way through the House of Commons to regulate food advertising to children, a doctor debunks some arguments against it

The end of Tim Hortons on hospital grounds?

The war on obesity is going to hospital cafeterias, in a movement that could mean more tofu and no treats for patients and their families

It’s not Ottawa’s job to tell us how much we should weigh

Editorial: Senate should go back to worrying about expense accounts and residency rules

Considering a British ‘sugar tax’

A new report highlights Britain’s swelling addiction to sugary foods

David Cameron’s biggest losers

Why David Cameron is targeting the obese in his latest campaign to reform welfare

America breaks the ass ceiling

In a 3,000-calorie meal, a burger, fries and proof the spirit of innovation lives on

8 things you need to know about obesity

Obesity explained: Why rich women stay skinny, BMI isn’t the best measure and soda taxes don’t work

Graphic: Obesity rates on the rise in Canada

We’re fast catching up to our American neighbours, says a new report from the CMA

The fatter you are, the fuzzier your thinking

New research explores ways obesity alters the brain