Food and Nutrition News

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2/4/2016
Bear Belly Might Hold Clues to Obesity in Humans

Researchers find alterations in gut microbes at different times of year

2/4/2016
Health Tip: Understanding Metabolism

Debunking some of the myths

2/3/2016
Multistate Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Garden of Life RAW Meal Products: CDC

Consumers shouldn't eat certain Organic Shake & Meal Replacement foods

2/2/2016
Seafood Might Protect Brain in People at Genetic Risk for Alzheimer's

Study also finds mercury in fish isn't linked to dementia symptoms

2/1/2016
Girls Who Eat More Fiber May Face Lower Breast Cancer Risk Later: Study

Start eating vegetables, fruits, beans and whole grains early in life, experts say

1/29/2016
Health Tip: Shed Poor Eating Habits

Start by eating a healthy breakfast

1/28/2016
Higher Fiber Intake May Improve Lung Function

Best outcomes seen when eating more than 18 grams a day, study finds

1/28/2016
Eating Certain Fruits, Veggies May Help a Bit With Weight Control

Study found those who ate apples, pears, berries, peppers had better weight management in long run

1/27/2016
Soy May Counter Effects of BPA in Women Undergoing Fertility Treatments

Soy-rich diet combats harmful chemical in those undergoing in-vitro fertilization, researchers report

1/26/2016
Parents Often Ill-Informed About Food-Allergy Emergencies

Many don't know how, when to use epinephrine, study finds

1/26/2016
Health Tip: Create a Healthier Sandwich

Opt for whole grains and low-fat ingredients

1/26/2016
Schools Must Do More to Combat Obesity Among Hispanic Kids: Report

Researchers call for policies promoting exercise, good nutrition

1/25/2016
1/23/2016
Healthy-Eating Tots Still Like Junk Food

Obesity prevention efforts may need to do more than encourage kids to eat fruits and veggies, experts say

1/22/2016
Health Tip: Promote Healthier Eating in Kids

Suggestions to foster good habits

1/21/2016
Supermarkets Nearby May Help Kids Lose Some Weight: Study

Coaching on healthy food choices is a plus, too, experts say

1/20/2016
Eating More Healthy Fats May Extend Life, Study Suggests

Could prevent more than a million heart disease deaths worldwide each year, researchers estimate

1/20/2016
Most U.S. Restaurant Meals Exceed Recommended Calories: Study

American, Chinese and Italian meals average around 1,500 calories, researchers say

1/20/2016
Restaurant Meals and Calorie Counts

364 restaurants meals tested and 92% are calorie bombs, new study finds.

1/19/2016
Schools Offering Drinking Water May Have Slightly Slimmer Students

When water was available, kids purchased less milk, study found

1/19/2016
Health Tip: Evaluating Your Environment

Does it promote a healthy lifestyle?

1/18/2016
Health Tip: Let Kids Dip Into Lunch

Pack crackers and veggies with dip

1/15/2016
Can Berries, Citrus Fruits Boost Male Sexual Health?

New study suggests a connection, but some doubt 'flavonoids' are an impotence remedy

1/15/2016
Low Bicarbonate Levels May Be a Danger for Seniors

Healthy older people have greater risk of death if blood bicarbonate level too low, research suggests

1/14/2016
Green, Leafy Vegetables Each Day May Help Keep Glaucoma at Bay

Risk of the eye disease dropped by 20 percent or more for those who consumed the most, study found

1/14/2016
Sugar-sweetened Beverages: Cutting Consumption

Should there be health warning labels on sugar-sweetened beverages?

1/14/2016
Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C

How it can help keep you healthier

1/14/2016
Health Tip: Get Enough Nutrients

Potential benefits of proper diet

1/14/2016
Health Warning Labels Might Help Parents Skip the Soda Aisle

Survey suggests warnings of tooth decay, obesity, diabetes could reduce sugary drink sales

1/13/2016
Diet and Gestational Diabetes

A diet filled with potatoes may increase woman's risk of gestational diabetes, new study finds

1/13/2016
Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Five cups of spuds weekly boosts odds by 50 percent, research suggests

1/12/2016
Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

1/11/2016
Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

1/8/2016
Many Disney-Goers Happy to Skip the Fries

Healthier sides, drinks don't increase the cost of kids' meals, research shows

1/7/2016
Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

1/7/2016
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

1/5/2016
Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart Failure

Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

1/5/2016
Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

1/5/2016
People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'

Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

1/4/2016
New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals

Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say

12/30/2015
12/29/2015
Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

12/28/2015
When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels

'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

12/28/2015
12/25/2015
Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, Too

Recipients say they feel less lonely, study finds

12/24/2015
Dietitian Experts Offer Holiday Food Safety Tips

For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

12/23/2015
12/18/2015
To Help Your Kids Get Better Grades, Feed Them Breakfast: Study

Researchers find signs that what children eat is closely linked to their academic success

12/18/2015
12/14/2015
Health Tip: Don't Pack on Pounds During Holidays

Tips to avoid December weight gain