Dietary Fat Health News

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11/16/2017
11/9/2017
8/29/2017
Diet Study Suggests It's Carbs, Not Fats, That Are Bad for You

But don't give up on fruits, vegetables and legumes -- they're still good for you

8/15/2017
Health Tip: The Facts About Fat

The good, the bad and the ugly

8/4/2017
Can Breast Milk Feed a Love of Vegetables?

Think of it as an early stealth strategy in the war against picky eating, researchers say

6/15/2017
Healthy Dietary Fats Help Beat High Cholesterol

Eating them can reduce your risk of heart disease as effectively as statins, heart experts say

5/1/2017
Could Fasting Every Other Day Help You Lose More Weight?

Only if you can stick with the regimen, and study finds most dieters can't

4/28/2017
Who You Are May Affect Your Diet More Than Where You Shop

Research counters conventional wisdom about easy access to healthy food choices

3/24/2017
Want Cheap and Healthy Meals? Cook at Home

Study finds homemade fare is typically better for you than restaurant food

3/14/2017
Omega-3 Fatty Acids and Heart Disease

Fish oil supplements may help heart attack patients survive, study finds.

1/24/2017
Saturated Fat and Liver Function

Can a single meal high in saturated fat injure your liver?

9/30/2016
It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

9/20/2016
Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

9/13/2016
Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

8/29/2016
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue

Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

8/12/2016
Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

8/8/2016
Even Poorer Nations Not Immune to High Blood Pressure

Researchers cite aging populations, diet, inactivity and lack of preventive care

7/19/2016
Cutting Down on Sweets Can Help Kids' Hearts

Risk factors improved after just 10 days of sugar restriction, study finds

7/1/2016
Butter and Chronic Disease

Is butter linked to an increased risk of heart disease or diabetes?

6/7/2016
Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight

Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

5/19/2016
Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

4/22/2016
Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

4/13/2016
Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils

But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

4/6/2016
Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

1/21/2016
Heart Disease and Dietary Fats

Eating healthier fats could reduce heart disease deaths around the world, new study finds.

1/20/2016
Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests

Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

11/5/2015
Your DNA May Explain High-Calorie Food Cravings

Genetic discovery could lead to new treatments for obesity, researchers say

8/12/2015
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

6/26/2015
Fat No Longer the Focus of New U.S. Dietary Guidelines

Nutrition experts endorse decision to drop restrictions, focus on quality of food instead

2/26/2015
Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

12/12/2014
Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

11/18/2014
Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

10/22/2014
Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

8/7/2014
Eating Out Equals Eating More

Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

4/18/2014
More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds

But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

4/9/2014
High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

3/17/2014
Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies

Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

2/2/2014
Docs Detail Healthy Food Choices for Super Bowl Sunday

Pace yourself, pass on junk food, throw in some veggie alternatives

1/17/2014
Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories: USDA

Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

12/15/2013
Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating

Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/6/2013
Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More

Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

10/4/2013
Junk Food Makers Target Kids With Free Online Games, Study Says

Experts call for regulation of 'advergames' while industry says it polices itself

6/17/2013
Saturated Fat May Make the Brain Vulnerable to Alzheimer's

Researchers say a small, new study shows that fat cut the body's level of a chemical that keeps Alzheimer's at bay

6/11/2013
Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert

Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

6/10/2013
Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study

But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

6/10/2013
Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study

5/10/2013
Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods: Fatigue

Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet, researchers say

5/8/2013
Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study Says

Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

3/14/2013
High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests