Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
1/14/2002
Bush Fainting Spell Doesn't Spell Ill Health

Medical experts say blackout, triggered by pretzel, no cause for alarm

1/10/2002
Why They Douse Your Veggies

It protects your health

1/8/2002
Right Mix of Diet and Sun May Cut Breast Cancer Risk

Study suggests fatty food alone isn't culprit in disease

1/4/2002
Still Chewing the Fat

Despite warnings, fewer than one in four Americans eat enough fruits, vegetables

12/31/2001
Your Mom, Gulp, Was Wrong

The faster you eat, the better food tastes

12/28/2001
The Discomfort of 'Comfort Foods'

Stress of Sept. 11th dashed many pre-holiday slim-down plans

12/28/2001
Lutein and Zeaxanthin

They're not a law firm

12/27/2001
Diabetes Group Sweetens the Snacking

Candy or cookies can be fine in moderation, new guidelines say

12/26/2001
Behind Bagged Lettuce

Alcohol used to kill unwelcome critters

12/23/2001
Bean Cookies? Okra Fudge?

Low-fat substitutes can still mean tasty holiday baked goods

12/21/2001
Fruits Take the Cake

Don't ignore the holiday fruitcake if you want the most healthful nutrients

12/20/2001
Dental Dangers

Your teeth have more enemies than sugar

12/19/2001
How Red Wine Puts Cork in Heart Disease

Blocks compound that causes arteries to harden

12/19/2001
A Slice of Pizza Cuts Prostate Cancer Risk

Antioxidant in tomatoes reduces DNA damage, says study

12/18/2001
Green Tea Gives Oral Cancer the Brushoff

Causes cancer cells to die, study finds

12/17/2001
Preheating: A Waste of Time

No nutritional value gained, journal says

12/13/2001
America's Too Fat, Say Health Czars

Oust junk food from schools, exercise and more

12/13/2001
Tastes Good? Fat Chance

Our taste buds go beyond sweet, salty, sour and bitter -- all the way to fat, new research contends

12/12/2001
No Appeal for Fruit Ban

Medfly infestation means those darling clementines are gone, but not forgotten

12/11/2001
A Vegetable That's Good for Nothing

Pumpkin isn't great for what ails you

12/11/2001
Garlic Should Be Chicken Feed

It can help lower your cholesterol

12/8/2001
Eat, Drink and Be Wary

Some tips to help you avoid packing on the holiday pounds

12/5/2001
A Curry to Remember

New study shows common spice could protect against memory loss

12/4/2001
Tasty Food Labels

What they say may influence how it tastes

12/3/2001
Is Organic Better?

One report says 'yes'

11/29/2001
Snack Your Way to Lower Cholesterol

Eating many small meals each day is beneficial, British research finds

11/29/2001
Finally, Ice Cream Is Good for You

Additive in the low-fat flavors may make kids' bones stronger, say researchers

11/25/2001
Food for Thought

Five servings of fruits and veggies a day can combat diseases; nine is even better, health experts say

11/22/2001
Slice of Pie; Hold the E. coli?

Oil of oregano may protect against disease-causing bacteria, says study

11/21/2001
Your Own RDA

Study suggests future with individualized nutrient quotas

11/21/2001
A Brew Won't Do

Beer doesn't quench your thirst

11/14/2001
All Fruits Are Not Equal

Nutritional values vary greatly

11/9/2001
You're Invited to Get Sick

Food poisoning more likely at big dinner parties

11/8/2001
PCBs May Stunt Baby's Growth

Exposure to toxins affects mental, motor development, German study suggests

11/8/2001
Your Libido on Licorice is Plenty Good, Charlie

Study disputes research saying candy suppresses male hormone

11/8/2001
Chicken Delights

Fried chicken isn't as bad as you'd think

11/8/2001
Slather on the Soy

American women don't eat enough plant estrogens for benefits

11/7/2001
Don't Forget Breakfast

Late-stage Alzheimer's patients eat better in the morning

11/2/2001
Salmonella With Your Salad?

Home gardeners can harvest bacteria along with tomatoes

11/2/2001
A Sour Note

A daily dose of grapefruit juice may not be a good idea

11/2/2001
Excess Iron Throws Out Welcome Mat to Bacteria

Heart, liver, intestines may suffer from over-fortified diet

10/31/2001
Holy Mackerel!

Is fish brain food?

10/30/2001
Diabetes Tied to Inability to Digest Grains

Higher incidence of celiac disease found in Type I diabetics

10/27/2001
Halloween Hazards Can Spook Parents

The trick is to provide close supervision of your kids, say experts

10/26/2001
Get the Gum Out

Common food additive can clog you up, new research contends

10/25/2001
Russia's Nyet on U.S. Food

Anthrax outbreak prompted temporary ban on Florida poultry

10/23/2001
King Midas' Tomb Could've Used Golden Arches

Monarch's meaty diet blamed for decay of his burial place

10/23/2001
Chubby in Three Languages Spells Trouble for World's Kids

Study shows children in Russia, China following U.S. lead

10/22/2001
None From Column 'A'

How to eat ethnic ... and avoid fat

10/22/2001
Downsize School Lunch Entrees

That might prompt kids to eat more fruits, vegetables, study finds