Food and Nutrition News

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3/26/2017
Less Salt, Fewer Nighttime Bathroom Trips?

Study participants also reported better quality of life, possibly from less interrupted sleep

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

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

3/24/2017
3/23/2017
Fruit Juice for Kids: A Serving a Day OK

Review of studies finds 1 glass of 100-percent juice a day not linked with weight gain

3/23/2017
Fruit Juice and Weight

Does drinking 100 percent fruit juice cause kids to gain unhealthy amounts of weight?

3/23/2017
3/22/2017
Foods Labeled 'Healthy' May Hide Unhealthy Secrets

Low-fat foods may be filled with sugar, study finds

3/22/2017
Energy Drinks and Alcohol

People who mix energy drinks and alcohol at increased risk of injuries, study finds.

3/21/2017
No Evidence Fish Oil in Pregnancy Makes for Brainier Kids

No intellectual benefits seen at age 7, researchers say

3/17/2017
Remote Amazon Tribe May Have Healthiest Hearts on Earth

Days spent hunting, farming and eating unprocessed foods keeps their arteries clear, researcher says

3/17/2017
Eating for Two Often Doesn't Translate Into a Healthier Diet

Many pregnant women don't meet national nutritional guidelines, U.S. study finds

3/16/2017
Savvy Marketing Gets Schoolkids to Eat Their Greens

Signs throughout school, on school's website made students 3 times more likely to use the salad bar

3/15/2017
Intensive Treatment Shows Potential Against Type 2 Diabetes

Up to 40 percent experienced temporary remission, small study finds

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

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

3/13/2017
Fish Oil Pills May Help After Heart Attack, Specialists Say

But review does not find it can help prevent heart problems

3/10/2017
Mediterranean Diet May Ease Chronic Pain of Obesity

Study suggests eating fish, plant-based proteins is linked to less inflammation

3/10/2017
Smart Food Pricing Could Bring Healthier Choices

Better diets result when fruits and veggies are cheaper, unhealthy foods more expensive, study found

3/10/2017
Health Tip: Too Much Sugar May Impact Sleep

Here's what sleep experts say

3/9/2017
Bad Diets Tied to 400,000 U.S. Deaths in 2015

Adding healthy foods such as nuts, seeds, vegetables, whole grains might help prevent premature demise, researchers suggest

3/9/2017
Downside to Gluten-Free Diets: Diabetes Risk?

People who ate least amount of this protein slightly more likely to develop type 2 disease, study suggests

3/8/2017
Americans With High Blood Pressure Still Eating Too Much Salt

Average sodium intake more than double the recommended daily limit for these patients, study finds

3/8/2017
More Folic Acid in Pregnancy May Protect Kids From High Blood Pressure

If mothers have heart disease risk factors, nutrient benefits children, study suggests

3/8/2017
Health Tip: Fruit and Veggies May Help Shed Pounds

They'll help you cut back on calories

3/7/2017
Could Fruits and Veggies Save Hearts Worldwide?

New analysis finds low consumption linked to more lost years of healthy life

3/7/2017
Dining Out Can Doom a Diet

Nutrition experts advise planning ahead to stay on track

3/7/2017
Soy Safe, Even Protective, for Breast Cancer Survivors

Study of 6,200 women finds the food linked to lower risk of death after nearly a decade of follow-up

3/7/2017
Poor Diet Tied to Half of U.S. Deaths From Heart Disease, Diabetes

Study explores which foods and nutrients may be helpful or harmful

3/6/2017
Health Tip: Staying Full on a Vegetarian Diet

Find out which foods satisfy

3/6/2017
Can Mom's Vitamin E Head Off Child's Asthma Risk?

Association only significant with type of nutrient found in highest amounts of safflower, sunflower oils

3/3/2017
Do 'Early Birds' Get the Healthier Worm?

Late-to-bed types appear to have poorer eating habits, study says

3/3/2017
Health Tip: Some Foods Are Good for Teeth

Here's what can help your smile

3/2/2017
Bad Diet in Youth Might Raise Risk of Early Breast Cancer

Study found an association, but didn't prove unhealthy foods caused disease

3/1/2017
Older Bones Benefit From Dairy Plus Vitamin D

The supplements boost absorption of calcium, researchers say

2/28/2017
Health Tip: Encouraging Picky Eaters

Suggestions to cope with their behavior

2/27/2017
What Works Best to Help Overweight Folks Eat Healthier?

Researchers still don't know the answer, but say pamphlets couldn't hurt

2/27/2017
Some Health Fads May Not Be All That Healthy

Vegetable juices, coconut oil have downsides, and gluten-free makes little difference in those without the sensitivity, study finds

2/23/2017
10 Daily Servings of Fruits, Veggies a Recipe for Longevity

Reductions seen in risk of heart disease, stroke, cancer and early death

2/23/2017
Can an Apple a Day Keep COPD Away?

See which fruits, veggies may be linked to lower risk of lung disease in smokers, study suggests

2/22/2017
Little Weight Gain in Pregnancy Tied to Schizophrenia Risk in Kids: Study

Malnutrition may cut levels of essential nutrients that prevent some mental disorders

2/21/2017
Don't Skip Veggies in Winter

Root vegetables, oatmeal, hearty soups, sushi, broccoli and cauliflower should all be on the menu, nutritionists say

2/20/2017
Does Mercury in Fish Play a Role in ALS?

Certain types of seafood may be linked to the fatal disorder, early research suggests

2/20/2017
Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs

In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

2/17/2017
Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

2/16/2017
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

2/16/2017
Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals

Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

2/16/2017
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food

Suggestions for stronger bodies

2/15/2017
Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

2/15/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy Beans

Here are potential benefits

2/14/2017
Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants

And protect cells from damage