Food and Nutrition News

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8/23/2016
Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

8/23/2016
Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches

But don't sacrifice variety and taste

8/23/2016
8/22/2016
No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

8/22/2016
Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out

A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

8/22/2016
To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

8/19/2016
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

8/19/2016
8/18/2016
Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds

Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

8/18/2016
Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?

Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

8/18/2016
Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

8/17/2016
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

8/16/2016
Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth

Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

8/16/2016
Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

8/16/2016
Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

8/15/2016
Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

8/15/2016
Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out

Make sure there are healthy options

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

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

8/11/2016
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/11/2016
Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition

Good choices promote better health

8/9/2016
What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study

Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

8/8/2016
Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

8/4/2016
Health Tip: Need More Energy?

Focus on nutrition

8/3/2016
Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study

Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed

8/2/2016
Animal vs. Plant Protein

It's not just the amount of protein you eat, but the type, that impacts your health, new study finds.

8/1/2016
Order Lunch Early, Lose Weight Later?

Study found those who picked their meal an hour or more before eating it chose lower-calorie fare

8/1/2016
Lots of Red Meat, an Earlier Grave?

People who eat more plant-based proteins lower risk of dying younger, study suggests

7/29/2016
Is Non-Celiac Gluten Sensitivity Real?

Study finds distinctly different biological changes than those from celiac disease, wheat allergy

7/29/2016
Health Tip: Get More Omega-3 Fatty Acids

Find them in these nutritious foods

7/25/2016
Edible Pot Sends Toddlers to Colorado ERs

Cannabis-laced candy, baked goods look irresistible to kids, doctors warn

7/22/2016
FDA Renews Call to Reduce Salt in Processed Foods

By cutting down on hidden sodium sources, agency hopes to reduce America's overall intake

7/22/2016
Menopause: Not All Hot Flashes Are Created Equal

Weight, race, education and lifestyle all affect timing, duration of symptoms, research indicates

7/22/2016
Health Tip: Help Your Underweight Child Gain Safely

Nutritious foods can help add a few pounds

7/22/2016
Coming to a Brew Near You: Calorie Counts, Carbs Info

Best-selling beers will soon disclose nutrition facts, ingredient list, freshness dates

7/21/2016
Omega-3s in Fish Tied to Better Colon Cancer Outcomes

Study couldn't prove cause-and-effect, however, so experts believe more data is needed

7/19/2016
Even High-Fat Mediterranean Diet Good for You: Review

Still protected against diabetes, heart disease and breast cancer

7/18/2016
7/15/2016
Red Meat and Kidney Health

Eating a diet filled with red meat increases your risk of chronic kidney disease, study finds.

7/14/2016
Too Much Red Meat Might Harm Kidneys, Study Suggests

Substituting poultry for pork in Chinese diet seemed to reduce risk

7/14/2016
Health Tip: Keep Spinach Fresher

And get more nutrients

7/13/2016
7/12/2016
Dietary Mineral Could Be One Key to Blood Pressure Control

People who didn't get enough daily magnesium had higher BP readings, analysis showed

7/12/2016
Health Tip: Logging What You Eat

It can help you lose weight

7/8/2016
Health Tip: Balancing Exercise and Nutrition

Feed your body well to support your workouts

7/7/2016
How to Stay Safe When the Power Goes Out

American Red Cross advises keeping emergency supplies of water, cash and non-perishable food

7/6/2016
Food Subsidies and Health Risks

Are government food subsidies hurting our health?

7/5/2016
Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences

Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says

7/5/2016
Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

7/5/2016
Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet?

Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI