Food and Nutrition News

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12/14/2016
Sniffing Out the Asparagus-Odor-in-Pee Mystery

Genetics may explain the digestive puzzle, researchers say

12/13/2016
Health Tip: Keep Teeth Healthy During the Holidays

Suggestions for your pearly whites

12/8/2016
Healthy Diet May Mean Longer Life for Kidney Patients

Study found eating lots of fruit, vegetables, fish, whole grains was linked to lower rate of early death

12/2/2016
Low-Carb Diet May Aid Your Metabolism

Cutting back on sweets helps, while exercising before meals may not, small study finds

12/1/2016
Americans Divided Over Organic, GM Foods: Poll

Their opinions aren't driven by politics or income, researchers say

12/1/2016
Vegetarian Diets Called Good for People and the Planet

These food plans are safe at all stages of life, nutrition group says

12/1/2016
Benefits of a Plant-Based Diet

New Paper Outlines Health Benefits of Plant-Based Vegetarian Diet.

11/30/2016
Health Tip: Build Your Child's Healthy Plate

Make sure the child has nutritious meals

11/29/2016
Doctors Should Counsel Even Low-Risk Patients on Heart Health

U.S. government panel says advice on healthy eating and physical activity likely benefits all

11/29/2016
Fast-Food Calorie Labeling Not Working, Study Finds

More visible signage could tip scales toward healthier eating

11/23/2016
U.S. Kids Are Eating Healthier Now, But . . .

Their salt intake has risen and veggies are still shunned, study finds

11/23/2016
Mercury Levels Dropping in North Atlantic Tuna

Study suggests industry emission controls may lead to healthier fish

11/23/2016
Don't Get Stuffed on Thanksgiving

Dietician offers tips for avoiding weight gain during the holidays

11/23/2016
Your Recipe for a Healthy, Delicious Holiday Season

Fruits, veggies and sensible portions are keys, experts say

11/23/2016
Exploding Some Turkey Myths

No, eating it doesn't make you sleepy, the skin isn't all bad and other common misconceptions

11/22/2016
How to Prepare That Holiday Turkey Safely

USDA offers advice for avoiding foodborne illness

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Overeat During the Holidays

Strategies to avoid too much food

11/21/2016
Health Tip: Don't Nullify Your Workout

Here's how to eat healthy

11/20/2016
Choose the Healthy Foods Options This Holiday Season

Display healthy foods and keep unhealthy ones out of sight, nutritionist advises

11/18/2016
Bagged Salads May Be Fertile Ground for Bacteria

Study found juices released from damaged leaves encouraged salmonella spread

11/18/2016
Health Tip: Eating Healthier

Here are some suggestions

11/18/2016
Can Protein, Probiotics Help With Blood Sugar Control?

Simple dietary changes seem to reap important benefits, researchers say

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