Food and Nutrition News

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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
5/17/2017
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?

Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

5/17/2017
The Real Red Hot Chili Peppers

They could be the spice of a long life

5/16/2017
For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine

Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers report

5/16/2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

5/16/2017
Health Tip: Are You Truly Hungry?

You may be eating out of boredom

5/12/2017
America Loves Fast Food

Eight in 10 eat it at least once a week, surveys find

5/11/2017
Stop Sabotaging Your Diet

Do's and don'ts to help you avoid eating extra calories

5/11/2017
Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis

Condition more frequent among diabetics

5/10/2017
Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout

Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

5/10/2017
Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus

Foods that shouldn't bother a sensitive tummy

5/9/2017
Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

5/8/2017
Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table

Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

5/8/2017
5 Great Diet Breakfasts

Try these healthy twists on traditional favorites

5/8/2017
Health Tip: Make Food More Flavorful

Without adding much fat or calories

5/5/2017
Planning Your Diet Plan

Scheduling, not skipping, meals is key

5/4/2017
Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe

Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

5/3/2017
Is This Enzyme Making You Fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice

5/3/2017
The Family That Eats Together, Benefits

Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties

5/3/2017
Eating Gluten-Free Without a Medical Reason?

It won't help your heart and could even hurt it, researchers say

5/2/2017
Trump Administration Rolls Back Obama-Era School Lunch Rules

Schools will now have more leeway when it comes to salt, whole grains and milk, USDA says

5/1/2017
Exercise and Vitamin D: A Heart-Healthy Combo

Together, the two offer more protection against disease than either does alone, study suggests

5/1/2017
Health Tip: Smart Swaps at Mealtime

Make these healthier food substitutions

5/1/2017
U.S. Toddlers Eat More French Fries Than Vegetables

Federal stats show some don't eat any veggies at all, and some infants don't get any breast milk

4/30/2017
Cooking at Home Means Eating Better, Spending Less

8 out of 10 Americans' diets fall short, and dining out a big reason why, research suggests

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

4/27/2017
Energy Drinks and Your Heart

Energy drinks impact heart health more than other caffeinated beverages, study finds.

4/26/2017
Energy Drinks May Give the Heart an Unhealthy Jolt

Popular beverages also affect blood pressure for hours, small trial shows

4/25/2017
Is a Low-Salt Diet Always Healthy?

Study claims current guidelines are too restrictive when there's sufficient potassium intake

4/25/2017
Are You Raising an 'Emotional Eater'?

Calming kids with food can start a vicious, fattening cycle, study says

4/25/2017
4/24/2017
Common Food Nutrient Tied to Risky Blood Clotting

Gut bacteria reacts to compound in eggs and meat to produce chemical that ups heart disease risk, study says

4/24/2017
Timing of Lunch, Recess May Determine What Kids Eat

Study found children who ate first consumed more vegetables, while those who played first wasted less food

4/24/2017
Love Chocolate? Potato Chips? Your Genes Might Be to Blame

Study findings may someday lead to more individualized diet advice, researcher says

4/21/2017
Health Tip: Pregnant Women Need Omega-3 Fats

Fish low in mercury are safest

4/19/2017
Thinking of Going Organic?

It might pay for certain foods

4/17/2017
Get to Know the Mediterranean Diet

This eating regimen offers a healthy yet tasty option for weight loss

4/14/2017
'Better Health' Argument Won't Always Work to Pass Soda Taxes

Philadelphia example shows that revenue generation can be more convincing to lawmakers

4/12/2017
Trans Fat Bans May Have Cut Heart Attack, Stroke Rate

Pending FDA regulations should remove nearly all of this unhealthy substance from your diet, experts say

4/7/2017
Health Tip: Eat Healthy After Radiation Therapy

It's important to eat, even if you aren't hungry

4/7/2017
Health Tip: Freezing Food

Here's how to do it safely