Food and Nutrition News

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2/20/2017
Most Parents Don't Think They're Meeting Kids' Nutritional Needs

In national survey, only 1 of 3 respondents felt they're teaching healthy eating habits

2/17/2017
Low-Fat Meal May Boost Costly Cancer Drug

But patients shouldn't try this on their own, researcher warns

2/16/2017
Cutting Salt a Health Boost for Kidney Patients

Blood pressure and fluid retention improve in those counseled by dietitians, small study shows

2/16/2017
Possible Drawback to Gluten-Free: Toxic Metals

Higher levels of arsenic, mercury found in people who follow this eating plan, study finds

2/16/2017
Vitamin D Linked to Lower Risk of Respiratory Infections

But medical experts can't agree if recommending supplements or food fortification would be helpful

2/16/2017
Health Tip: Give Your Kids Bone-Building Food

Suggestions for stronger bodies

2/15/2017
Teens May Go Hungry as Poorest Families Struggle to Feed Kids

Parents skip meals so children can eat, but youngest siblings get priority if there's not enough food

2/15/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy Beans

Here are potential benefits

2/14/2017
Health Tip: Eat Your Antioxidants

And protect cells from damage

2/10/2017
Winning the Veggie Wars With Kids

Nutritionist offers advice on getting children to eat healthier fare

2/10/2017
Health Tip: Eating a Healthy Diet

Watch what you eat, but don't go overboard

2/9/2017
Heart-Healthy Tips for Your Grocery List

Start by loading up with veggies, preferably in a variety of colors, cardiologist says

2/8/2017
Whole-Grain Foods May Help You Stay Slim

Study found switching to more fibrous fare lowered calorie absorption, boosted metabolism rate

2/7/2017
Many Hospital Workers Are an Unhealthy Lot: Study

Houston-area review found high rates of overweight and obesity, low physical activity

2/7/2017
When Counting Calories, Consider the Cream and Sugar

Most calories in coffee and tea come from what's added, researchers say

2/7/2017
Health Tip: Have an Unusual Breakfast

But make sure it's nutritious

2/6/2017
Health Tip: For Better Sleep, Watch What You Eat

Sleep experts offer do's and don'ts

2/4/2017
Hey, Super Bowl Fans: Don't Choke on Game Day

Be especially careful with meats as these foods are most likely to get stuck, study finds

2/3/2017
Substitutions for a 'Slimmer Bowl' Football Party

Game-day tip: Swap out calorie-laden staples with healthier fare

2/2/2017
U.S. High School Kids Abandoning Sweetened Sodas

CDC study finds daily intake of these and other sugary drinks fell to just 20 percent by 2015

2/2/2017
Health Tip: Make Sure You Get Enough Iron

Here's why your body needs it

2/2/2017
2/1/2017
What You Don't Know About Cancer Can Kill You

Too few Americans realize that obesity, alcohol and inactivity boost risk for disease, survey finds

1/31/2017
Timing of Your Meals Might Reduce Heart Risks

American Heart Association report suggests eating more earlier in the day may be healthier

1/30/2017
1/30/2017
Could the 'Mediterranean' Diet Help Prevent ADHD?

There's no solid proof, but encouraging healthy eating is a wise move, specialist says

1/26/2017
Kids' Sugary Drink Habits Start Early

Two-thirds of U.S. children consume one or more sweetened beverages daily, report finds

1/24/2017
Even One High-Fat Meal Can Harm Your Liver, Study Finds

Over time, rapid effect of 'fat loading' could contribute to disease, researchers say

1/19/2017
Food Stamp Use Linked to Raised Early Death Risk in Study

Highlights need to improve health of poorer Americans, researchers say

1/19/2017
1/19/2017
Health Tip: Don't Waste Food

Suggestions for cutting down

1/18/2017
Could Grilled, Smoked Meats Lower Survival After Breast Cancer?

Study can't prove cause and effect, but raises questions about beef, pork, lamb cooked at high temps

1/18/2017
FDA Offers Guidance on Fish Intake for Kids, Pregnant Women

Agency recommends 2-3 servings of 'best choices' weekly

1/18/2017
Incentives May Spur Poor Families to Buy More Fruits, Veggies

Many may not know about program that doubles value of food stamps spent on produce, study finds

1/18/2017
Health Tip: Investing in Your Fitness

Don't fall for fads and gimmicks

1/18/2017
1/17/2017
Monkey Study Boosts Theory That Fewer Calories Can Extend Life

But calorie restriction should start at older ages, researchers say

1/17/2017
Health Tip: Stick With Your Healthy-Eating Resolution

Remain committed to your New Year's pledge

1/16/2017
Can Coffee Perk Up Heart Health, Too?

In lab tests, caffeine blocked inflammatory response, but did not prove cause-and-effect

1/13/2017
Kids' Use of Artificial Sweeteners Spiked in Recent Years

Some studies suggest a link between the sugar substitutes and obesity, researcher says

1/12/2017
Most of Canada's Packaged Foods, Drinks Have Added Sugars

Even so-called 'healthy' options and baby foods were laden with the sweet stuff, study finds

1/12/2017
Sushi Lovers, Beware: Tapeworm Now Found in U.S. Salmon

But risk of infection is low, infectious disease doctor says

1/11/2017
Despite Pledges, No Improvement in Chain Restaurant Kids' Menus: Study

A 2011 initiative to lower calories, sugar and salt hasn't yielded results, researchers say

1/11/2017
Blood Levels of Meat-Linked Chemical Tied to Odds of Heart Trouble

Produced when meat, eggs and dairy are digested, TMAO may trigger plaque buildup in vessels, researchers explain

1/11/2017
Want to Leave Dinner Feeling Full? Bring on the Beans

Vegetable patties make diners feel fuller than meat so they eat less, Danish study finds

1/11/2017
Health Tip: Eat a Protein-Rich Breakfast

Suggestions for what to serve

1/11/2017
Government-Backed Salt Reduction Efforts Could Deliver Big Health Pay Day

Researchers estimate a 10 percent cut in salt could save millions worldwide from heart disease

1/10/2017
Lots of Red Meat May Be Tied to Gut Disorder in Men

Diverticulitis involves tears or blockages in colon and can be very painful

1/10/2017
Health Tip: Improve Your Diet

Eat healthier foods

1/10/2017
Special Diet May Be Boon for Kids With Crohn's, Colitis

Eating plan focuses on natural, non-processed foods, such as fruits, veggies and nuts