Food and Nutrition News

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7/1/2016
Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

7/1/2016
When Cooking Outside, Don't Let Food Safety Slide

Dietitian offers suggestions on keeping your barbecues and picnics safe

7/1/2016
Butter and Chronic Disease

Is butter linked to an increased risk of heart disease or diabetes?

6/30/2016
FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

6/29/2016
Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

6/29/2016
Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach

Pack healthier, non-perishable snacks

6/28/2016
Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

How to get what young children need

6/27/2016
Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

6/27/2016
Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

6/24/2016
Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food

In favor of healthier options

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?

Some foods can trigger sleepiness

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

Consider these energy boosters

6/22/2016
U.S. Diet Trends

Are more American adults eating better?

6/22/2016
Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants

Suggestions to help avoid weight gain

6/21/2016
Most Americans Are Eating Better

But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

6/21/2016
Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds

Eat slowly and enjoy every bite

6/17/2016
Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA

Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

6/17/2016
Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating

Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

6/14/2016
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

6/14/2016
Whole Grains and Your Health

Eating 3 servings of whole grains a day could lower your risk of death new study shows.

6/13/2016
Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?

Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

6/10/2016
3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

6/10/2016
Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

Suggestions to help ward off illness

6/9/2016
Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

6/7/2016
Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?

Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

6/7/2016
Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight

Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

6/6/2016
Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

6/4/2016
Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal

Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

6/1/2016
FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods

Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

6/1/2016
Health Tip: Eat Healthier

Suggestions for more nutritious fare

5/31/2016
Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease

Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

5/30/2016
Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

5/28/2016
Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue

Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

5/27/2016
Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe

Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

5/27/2016
New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers

Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

5/26/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal

Lighten up on fat and salt

5/24/2016
High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

5/23/2016
Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most

Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

5/20/2016
FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

5/19/2016
Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

5/19/2016
Healthy Living Could Drastically Cut Cancer Deaths

4 key lifestyle factors include: weight, exercise, no smoking and skipping alcohol, study says

5/19/2016
Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?

Restricting too much could backfire

5/18/2016
Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

5/17/2016
Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

5/17/2016
Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

5/13/2016
Health Tip: Cleanse Your Body Naturally

Eat healthy and avoid 'detox' diets

5/12/2016
Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

5/11/2016
Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study

But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements