Jelly Belly interviewed children and teenagers to select flavors for its new Jelly Belly Kids Mix. The product will be available next month and will feature cherry, green apple and watermelon among its 20 flavors.
As more people save money by eating at home, they are cutting back on sodium and upping their intake of produce and whole grains, nutrition experts say. They also note that restaurant chefs are improving the nutrition profile of many of their offerings.
Participants can upload videos expressing their thoughts to the new president directly through Pepsi ad banners on Yahoo! Music and the Google Content Network. The "Dear Mr. President" effort takes users to Pepsi's Refresh Everything area on YouTube, where videos can be uploaded.
Presented with their favorite foods, women are less able than men to suppress their hunger, a research finding that might explain why women have higher obesity rates. After fasting overnight, both genders were able to suppress thoughts of hunger, but brain activity related to food decreased for men and not for women.
Campbell Soup Co. has developed an online calculator that can be used to personalize the government's dietary recommendations from MyPyramid. The tool shows people how Campbell products can help them meet their dietary needs.