Food and Nutrition News

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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

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

It can help overall health and weight loss

6/25/2017
Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

6/23/2017
Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

6/22/2017
Tips to Curb Nighttime Eating

Don't undo a day of dieting with late snacks

6/20/2017
Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

6/20/2017
Breaking Bad (Eating Habits)

How to change your relationship with food

6/20/2017
Health Tip: Make a Bright, Healthy Plate

Suggestions for adding color to meals

6/19/2017
Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

6/17/2017
Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

6/15/2017
Natural Treatment for Diabetes?

A compound found in broccoli may help control blood sugar levels with patients with type 2 diabetes, new study finds.

6/14/2017
Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

6/13/2017
FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

6/13/2017
Protein Powerhouses

5 nutritious ideas for every diet

6/12/2017
Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

6/12/2017
'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier

Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

6/9/2017
The Facts on Flax

A nutrition powerhouse in a tiny package

6/9/2017
Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch

Suggestions to please a finicky eater

6/8/2017
Does a Low-Fat Dairy Habit Boost Parkinson's Risk?

Study showed 3 or more servings daily raised chances of the movement disorder, but absolute risk still low

6/7/2017
Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter

Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

6/6/2017
Is White Bread OK for Some People?

Study suggests it might be, but at least one nutrition expert advises sticking with whole grains

6/6/2017
Add Fiber Without Extra Calories

How to fill up, not out

6/6/2017
Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices for Weight Loss

Dieting doesn't have to mean torture

6/5/2017
Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods

Still, study found they eat too much salt for their own good

6/5/2017
Diet Journaling Made Easier

Keep track of calories online

6/2/2017
Lentils: The Forgotten Legumes

Beans' little cousins pack in flavor and nutrients

6/2/2017
Menu Descriptions and Your Dietary Choices

Do restaurants make healthier menu items sound unappealing?

6/1/2017
Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal

Temperature and ingredients matter

5/31/2017
The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits

Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/30/2017
Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating

And reconnect with real hunger signals; your scale will thank you

5/30/2017
Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce

Additives may make them less nutritious

5/29/2017
To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps

You can cut out some calories and add calcium

5/27/2017
Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

5/26/2017
One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say

5/26/2017
5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet

5/25/2017
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

5/25/2017
Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

5/25/2017
Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods

Favorites that are kid-friendly

5/24/2017
Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

5/24/2017
Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/22/2017
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers

5/19/2017
More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

5/19/2017
Health Tip: Your Diet as You Age

Make sure you're getting needed nutrients

5/18/2017
Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too

Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

5/18/2017
Drink Water, Fight Fat?

When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study finds

5/18/2017
Nuts and Colon Cancer

Corticosteroid injections for knee osteoarthritis: do they work?

5/18/2017