Food and Nutrition News

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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

9/28/2016
Health Tip: Let Kids Make Breakfast

Here are some healthy options

9/28/2016
Food Flavors May Come From Surprising Sources

If you're looking for real, rather than artificial, tastes, be sure to check food labels

9/25/2016
Healthy Diet as Teen, Less Weight Gain as Adult

Study suggests food choices made at 15 may establish long-term eating habits

9/23/2016
Gardening May Give Kids' Diets a Boost

Those who gardened ate more fruits, veggies by the time they were in college, study shows

9/23/2016
New MRSA Strain Found in Denmark

Researchers believe it was spread through contaminated imported poultry

9/22/2016
Do Open Floor Plans Invite Overeating?

Fewer calories are consumed in closed kitchen spaces, study says

9/21/2016
Around the World, Holidays Bring Added Pounds

Findings from Germany, Japan and the United States suggest festive seasons spur overeating

9/21/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners

Here are potential benefits

9/20/2016
Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

9/19/2016
Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

9/19/2016
Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits

Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

9/19/2016
'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study

But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

9/19/2016
Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead

Suggestions for cooking in advance

9/19/2016
Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods

Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight