Food and Nutrition News

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3/24/2016
Healthy Amount of Vitamin C Might Keep Cataracts at Bay

Key is to get the nutrient from foods rather than a supplement, researchers say

3/24/2016
Kids' Fruit Drinks, Juices Contain Day's Worth of Sugar

Study was conducted in Britain, but experts say similar results would be found in U.S.

3/23/2016
Health Tip: Breakfast Is Essential

It can help kids do better in school

3/23/2016
The Sounds You Make Eating May Be a Diet Aid

Experiments found that when people could hear themselves chew and chomp, they ate less

3/21/2016
Health Tip: Factors That Affect Fullness

It's not just how much you eat

3/18/2016
Health Tip: Want to Try Raw Milk?

Consider the potential risks

3/17/2016
More Healthy Foods Offered in School Lunches, Study Finds

But some parts of the country are further ahead than others

3/17/2016
School Breakfast Programs Vital, Even if Some Kids Also Eat at Home

Skipping the morning meal was tied to higher weight in study of middle schoolers

3/17/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthy Family Vacation

Stay active and make healthier food choices

3/16/2016
Exercise and Diet

Does exercise amp up your appetite or help you control hunger?

3/15/2016
3/10/2016
Half of Americans' Calories Come From 'Ultra-Processed' Foods

They contain most of the added sugar in the U.S. diet, researchers add

3/9/2016
Health Tip: Stuff Your Salad With Nutritious Ingredients

Herbs and greens add flavor and nutrients

3/9/2016
Special Infant Formulas Don't Shield Against Asthma, Allergies: Study

Review of nearly 70 years of data found no protective effect; experts urge breast-feeding instead

3/8/2016
Six Ways to Reduce Your Risk of Colon Cancer

Diet, weight and physical activity play a significant role, expert says

3/7/2016
Low Prenatal Vitamin D Linked to Later MS in Offspring

Study compared Finnish adults with and without multiple sclerosis, but more research is needed

3/7/2016
Protein Intake and Weight Loss

Is protein a magic bullet for weight loss?

3/4/2016
Consistent Self-Weighing Might Give Your Diet a Boost

Study suggests routinely checking weight enhanced dieters' confidence to resist food temptations

3/4/2016
Can Certain 'Poor Carb' Diets Raise Nonsmokers' Lung Cancer Risk?

Study suggests link for regimens rich in refined carbs, potatoes, but it can't prove cause-and-effect

3/3/2016
3/3/2016
Protein-Heavy Meals Make You Feel Fuller, Sooner: Study

Whether that will lead to weight loss over time is still unclear, however

3/3/2016
Health Tip: Eat a Healthier Lunch

Suggestions for what to include

3/1/2016
A Daily Cup of Tea May Soothe Your Heart

Regular drinkers had fewer heart attacks, less calcium buildup in their arteries, study finds

3/1/2016
Lower Fruit, Vegetable Prices Might Save Lives

Studies found that also raising taxes on sugary drinks may prevent even more deaths

3/1/2016
Certain Jobs Hazardous to Your Heart Health, Study Finds

Office workers, truckers and police seem to face challenges eating well, staying fit

3/1/2016
Healthier Arteries May Lower Dementia Risk in Old Age

Preventing calcium buildup might thwart mental decline in your 80s and beyond, study finds

2/29/2016
Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies'

Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

2/26/2016
Health Tip: Prepping for Pregnancy

Get to a healthy body weight

2/25/2016
1 in 3 Americans Drinks Soda, Other Sugary Drinks Daily: CDC

These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

2/23/2016
Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

2/22/2016
Health Tip: Take Stock of Your Eating Habits

Turn bad habits into good ones

2/19/2016
Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart

Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

2/18/2016
Health Tip: Let Kids Prepare Breakfast

Ideas for what to include

2/17/2016
Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study

But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

2/17/2016
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

Here's what you can do

2/17/2016
Health Tip: Feel Full With Fewer Calories

Certain foods will do the trick

2/16/2016
Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?

Lead and other soil contaminants aren't a concern for all vegetables, expert contends

2/16/2016
Organic Milk and Meat Have Higher Nutrient Levels: Study

Research suggests these products could boost intake of omega-3s, other healthy fatty acids

2/16/2016
Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study

Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

2/15/2016
How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

2/15/2016
Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

2/12/2016
Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes

Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

2/11/2016
Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests

Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

2/11/2016
2/10/2016
Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry

Suggestions to take your mind off snacking

2/9/2016
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

2/9/2016
Health Tip: Eating Red Meat

Watch how much you consume

2/9/2016
Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods

Here's where you can find the mineral

2/5/2016
Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

2/4/2016
Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health