Health Food

What You’ll Be Eating This Year

Food is no longer just for survival—or just for enjoyment, either. As the Future Foundation put it, "food has become a prescription we can write ourselves." And with nearly 42 percent of Americans believing themselves to be too fat, often that Rx is for fewer refined ingredients and more plant-based, organic foods. Health, however, is not the only consideration.

Does This Look Like Health Food?

Perhaps nothing illustrates the debate over marketing food to kids better than the current ad campaign for the revamped, healthier Happy Meal from McDonald’s.