Food and Nutrition News

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11/17/2016
Public Health Campaign Cut Consumption of Sugary Drinks

Soda sales fell 20 percent in Maryland county, study finds

11/17/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Autumn Produce

Some healthy fall foods

11/15/2016
High Protein Diets and Heart Risk

Women who eat a high protein diet at increased risk of heart failure, study finds.

11/14/2016
Meat-Heavy Diets May Raise Older Women's Heart Risks

Vegetable protein sources appear safer, study suggests

11/14/2016
Health Tip: Be Healthier for the Holidays

Suggestions for you and your guests

11/14/2016
Omega-3s a Recipe for Healthy Blood Pressure in Young Adults

Study found higher blood levels of fatty acids were linked with lower blood pressure

11/14/2016
Craving Salt? Your Genes May Be the Reason, Study Suggests

Inherited distaste for bitterness could make people reach for the shaker, putting heart at risk

11/11/2016
Food Safety Not Always on Menu of TV Cooking Shows

Researchers say producers are missing a chance to teach viewers how to head off foodborne illnesses

11/11/2016
How to Introduce Your Baby to Food Containing Peanuts

New guidelines coming soon from the National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

11/11/2016
11/8/2016
Low Vitamin D Levels May Raise Bladder Cancer Risk: Study

Researchers say finding might lead to cheap and safe way to prevent the disease

11/4/2016
Soft Drink Suppliers Try to Blunt the Blow of Soda Taxes

Distributors absorbed some of the extra cost, researchers say

11/3/2016
Lack of Sleep May Stretch Your Waistline

Tired people tended to eat higher fat foods, researchers found

11/3/2016
Skip Dinner and Maybe Boost Your Metabolism

But, study didn't show overall changes in fat burning or calories used

11/3/2016
Too Many Kids Still Eating Too Much Salt

9 out of 10 exceed daily recommendations, CDC researchers find

11/3/2016
Health Tip: Don't Give in to Food Cravings

Focus your attention on something else

11/2/2016
Baby Food Facts

Baby food ads often contradict nutrition advice of health professionals, study finds.

11/2/2016
11/1/2016
Food Labels on Potential Allergens May Confuse Shoppers

Misunderstanding warnings could be dangerous for those with food allergies, researcher says

11/1/2016
Big $ Spent Marketing Not-So-Healthy Baby, Toddler Foods: Study

Of concern are liquid supplements, toddler milk and sweetened snacks, researcher says

11/1/2016
10/28/2016
Join the Teal Pumpkin Project on Halloween

Painted pumpkins let trick-or-treaters with food allergies know safe treats are available

10/27/2016
Heart Group Advises Personalized Nutrition Counseling

Providers should take ethnic, cultural and individual preferences into account

10/27/2016
Air Pollution and Heart Health

Air pollution linked to blood vessel damage in young adults, study finds.

10/27/2016
Health Tip: Looking for a Sweet Snack?

It doesn't have to be unhealthy

10/26/2016
Calorie Counts and Menu Choices

Do calorie counts on menus help consumers make healthier food choices?

10/24/2016
Review Says Calcium Supplements Won't Harm the Heart

Other physicians urge caution, however, and say these findings aren't conclusive

10/21/2016
Tips for Keeping Halloween Safe and Fun

Bobbing for apples, trick-or-treating can expose kids to potential hazards, health experts say

10/19/2016
Digestive Byproduct Tied to Meat Raises Risks for Some Heart Patients

Those with narrowed leg arteries and high levels of the byproduct had higher odds of dying early, study suggests

10/19/2016
National School Lunch Program Serving Up Healthier Fare

Since starting to offer more fruits, vegetables, whole grains, consumption of fat, salt dropped

10/18/2016
Mouth and Gut Germs May Be Linked to Migraines

People who get the severe headaches have more nitrate-reducing microbes, researchers say

10/18/2016
Are Vegetarian Diets Heart-Healthier?

Study finds no significant difference in 10-year cardiovascular risk, but one expert is skeptical of research

10/17/2016
10/17/2016
10/16/2016
1 in 4 College Students Is Hungry: Survey

And nearly half say they are food insecure

10/14/2016
10/11/2016
High-Protein Diets May Not Help Fend Off Diabetes: Study

These regimens didn't reverse drops in 'insulin sensitivity,' a forerunner of the disease

10/11/2016
Health Tip: Watching Portions and Your Wallet

Opt for budget-friendly bulk foods

10/10/2016
6 Keys to a Safe, Allergy-Free Halloween

These tips can ease parents' worries and help kids with food allergies or asthma enjoy the holiday

10/10/2016
10/7/2016
Target Fast-Food Combo Meals to Cut Sugary Drinks for Kids: Study

Researchers want chains to stop including the beverages with meal deals to reduce calorie intake

10/7/2016
How 'Mindful Eating' Can Keep Kids Slim

Step one, pediatrician says, is to examine emotional connection to food

10/7/2016
Healthy Living May Mean More Healthy Years for Seniors

Study found they enjoyed longer spans without disability even as they lived longer

10/7/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Heart-Healthy Football Meal

Opt for healthier game-day snacks

10/4/2016
Health Tip: Skip the Late Night Snacks

Here's what you should be eating

10/3/2016
More Research Cites Salt's Potential Health Risks

Every half-teaspoon or so raises risk of premature death by 12 percent, study suggests

9/30/2016
It May Be Time to Punt on Your Favorite Football Fare

Nutrition expert says tailgating standards aren't scoring any heart-health points

9/30/2016
Health Tip: Make Sure Eggs Are Thoroughly Cooked

Tips to help prevent food poisoning

9/28/2016
FDA Asks Public: What Is 'Healthy Food'?

Agency seeks input from Americans on defining what is considered nutritious

9/28/2016
Health Tip: Add Veggies to Most Any Meal

Suggestions for sneaking them in