Food and Nutrition News

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5/10/2016
FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'

Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

5/10/2016
Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids

Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

5/9/2016
Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants

Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

5/6/2016
Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater?

Here are potential warning signs

5/4/2016
Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories

Food substitutions that will make you feel full

5/4/2016
Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

5/2/2016
Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler

Vary your menu to avoid boredom

5/1/2016
If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

4/28/2016
Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad

Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

4/27/2016
Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

The right diet fuels your workout

4/26/2016
Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

4/25/2016
Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds

To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

4/25/2016
Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

4/25/2016
4/22/2016
Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

4/22/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Hard-Boiled Eggs Safely

Information about cooking and storing them

4/21/2016
Dietary Habits and Stomach Cancer Risk

Major report links alcohol, processed meat and obesity to stomach cancers

4/21/2016
Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

Begin with these four simple steps

4/21/2016
Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

4/20/2016
Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study

But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

4/19/2016
After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find

4/18/2016
Health Tip: Quench Your Thirst in a Healthier Way

Avoid drinks that offer little nutritional value

4/15/2016
Health Tip: Stop Eating When You're Full

Pay attention to feeling of fullness

4/14/2016
Antibiotics in Animal Feed Contribute to Drug-Resistant Germs: Study

Individual farm practices can have global implications, researcher says

4/14/2016
Makers of Corn Masa Flour Can Add Folic Acid

Vitamin helps prevent birth defects

4/14/2016
Hunger Sending Some Americans to the Hospital

Many patients with multiple admissions have little or no food at home, researchers say

4/13/2016
Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?

High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

4/13/2016
Fast Food and Phthalates

Eating a lot of fast food may increase a person's exposure to phthalates, study finds.

4/13/2016
Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils

But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

4/12/2016
Health Tip: Dig into the Fresh Foods of Spring

And reap the nutritional benefits

4/8/2016
Health Tip: Savor Your Food

Think before you eat

4/8/2016
Health Tip: Eat a Lighter Meal

Suggested substitutions

4/7/2016
Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study

More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

4/7/2016
Kids' Meals and Nutrition

Is the kids' menu at top restaurants getting any healthier?

4/6/2016
The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

4/6/2016
Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

4/6/2016
Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

4/6/2016
Food Choices and Cancer Risk

Regular consumption of sugary beverages and processed foods may increase cancer risk, new study finds.

4/5/2016
Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

4/4/2016
Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers

Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

4/4/2016
'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

4/1/2016
4/1/2016
More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight

However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

3/31/2016
Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

3/30/2016
Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study

'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

3/30/2016
Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines

Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

3/29/2016
Health Tip: Get the Scoop on Avocados

They're loaded with vitamins

3/28/2016
Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

3/28/2016
Health Tip: Craving Something Crunchy?

Opt for a healthier choice

3/25/2016
Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests