Food and Nutrition News

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4/13/2016
Could Fast Food Expose People to Harmful Chemicals?

High consumption linked to higher levels of plastics-related compounds in urine, study found

4/13/2016
Fast Food and Phthalates

Eating a lot of fast food may increase a person's exposure to phthalates, study finds.

4/13/2016
Study Questions Health Value of Switching From Butter to Vegetable Oils

But nutritionists stick by advice to lower saturated fat intake from meat, dairy products

4/12/2016
Health Tip: Dig into the Fresh Foods of Spring

And reap the nutritional benefits

4/8/2016
Health Tip: Savor Your Food

Think before you eat

4/8/2016
Health Tip: Eat a Lighter Meal

Suggested substitutions

4/7/2016
Preschoolers' Diets Improved After Federal Food Voucher Changes: Study

More fruits, veggies, whole grains and low-fat milk were added to nutrition program for poor in 2009

4/7/2016
Kids' Meals and Nutrition

Is the kids' menu at top restaurants getting any healthier?

4/6/2016
The Health Risks Posed by Mindless Munching

Being more aware of your food might help improve cholesterol and blood sugar levels, study suggests

4/6/2016
Fruit Every Day Might Help Your Heart, Researchers Say

Lower risk of heart attack, stroke seen in Chinese study

4/6/2016
Restaurants Cut Calories in Kids' Meals, Study Finds

But salt and fat still a concern, expert says

4/6/2016
Food Choices and Cancer Risk

Regular consumption of sugary beverages and processed foods may increase cancer risk, new study finds.

4/5/2016
Sugary Drinks, 'Bad' Carbs Tied to Breast, Prostate Cancers

Preliminary study finds more reason to improve your diet

4/4/2016
Loose Bristles From Grill-Cleaning Brushes May Pose Dangers

Study found they can stick to food and cause mouth, throat and stomach injuries

4/4/2016
'Paleo' Diet May Help Older Women's Hearts, Waistlines

Trendy eating plan may cut cholesterol, disease risks in postmenopausal women, Swedish research suggests

4/1/2016
4/1/2016
More of World's People Are Now Obese Than Underweight

However, study finds many people in parts of Asia and Africa still weigh too little

3/31/2016
Evening Snacking Might Raise Odds for Breast Cancer's Return

Women who fasted less than 13 hours had 36 percent higher risk of cancer recurrence, researchers say

3/30/2016
Beans, Chickpeas May Help With Weight Loss: Study

'Pulses' like these may help dieters feel fuller and reduce food cravings, new analysis shows

3/30/2016
Breakfast in School Classrooms Expands Participation, Not Waistlines

Despite critics' fears, serving breakfast at kids' desks has not increased obesity rates, study finds

3/29/2016
Health Tip: Get the Scoop on Avocados

They're loaded with vitamins

3/28/2016
Mediterranean Diet May Help Lower Hip Fracture Risk in Older Women

The regimen seemed to provide a slight benefit, researchers say

3/28/2016
Health Tip: Craving Something Crunchy?

Opt for a healthier choice

3/25/2016
Spring a Good Time to Instill Healthy Habits in Kids

Outside activity feels less like a chore when the weather is warm, expert suggests

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