Food and Nutrition News

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8/21/2017
Health Tip: Prevent Dehydration

How to avoid a summer threat

8/17/2017
High-Cal Foods May Raise Cancer Risk in Women, Even Without Weight Gain

Plant-based diet could help avoid malignancies, study suggests

8/17/2017
4 Ways to Jazz Up Your Salad

Simple steps to rethink this diet mainstay

8/17/2017
Young Breakfast Skippers Lack Vital Nutrients

Calcium, iron and folate may be shortchanged when morning meal is missed

8/16/2017
Health Tip: Food for Fido

What dogs shouldn't eat

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

The good, the bad and the ugly

8/12/2017
An Expert's Guide to Preventing Food Poisoning

Start by washing your hands and then prepare food carefully, emergency room doctor advises

8/11/2017
Focusing on Patient Nourishment Can Cut Hospital Costs

Modest changes in approach to malnutrition tied to shorter hospital stays, researchers say

8/10/2017
Artificial Sweeteners Trick the Brain: Study

Sugary taste can cause a heightened metabolic response, researchers say

8/4/2017
Picky Eater? It Might Just Be Your Child's Personality

Temperament determines which kids will resist new foods, study suggests

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

8/4/2017
8/4/2017
Protein at All 3 Meals May Help Preserve Seniors' Strength

Staves off muscle decline, Canadian researchers suggest

8/3/2017
Asthma Drug May Help Kidney Patients Regain Sense of Smell

Problem is common in chronic kidney disease and can lead to malnutrition and other health issues

8/3/2017
Protein Intake and Muscle Mass

When you eat your protein may affect your muscle strength as you age, study finds.

8/2/2017
Getting Kids to Like Veggies

Eating more veggies when breastfeeding may help kids like them better, study says

8/1/2017
Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet

Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

7/28/2017
Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons?

Getting over an overeating habit

7/28/2017
Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

7/27/2017
7/25/2017
'Diet Foods' to Skip

Lighten up on these substitutes

7/24/2017
Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

7/23/2017
A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix

Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

7/22/2017
The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

7/21/2017
Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

7/20/2017
Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

7/19/2017
Resisting the Seduction of a Buffet

Tricks to keep from overindulging

7/17/2017
Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

7/17/2017
Not All Plant Foods Are Equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

7/17/2017
A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

7/17/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

7/14/2017
Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

7/13/2017
Health Tip: Getting Toddlers to Try New Foods

If at first you don't succeed, try again

7/12/2017
Better Diet, Longer Life?

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

7/12/2017
Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss

Put an end to guesstimating calories with simple tools

7/11/2017
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

7/10/2017
Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life

Two large studies boost potential benefits of coffee, and one looked at consumption in all races

7/10/2017
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

7/10/2017
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

7/7/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy a Vegetarian Meal

Animal products don't have to be on the menu

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

7/6/2017
Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

7/5/2017
Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry

Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cut

7/4/2017
7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day

Small adjustments can add up to diet success

7/3/2017
Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

7/3/2017
Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?

Signs that parents shouldn't worry

6/30/2017
Think Safety First When Dining Outdoors

Tips for keeping food fresh at picnics and BBQs

6/30/2017
Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food

Make sure children are getting the right message

6/28/2017
Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating

Try making good food fun at home

6/28/2017
Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs