Food and Nutrition News

Date Posted
Article Title
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

12/11/2015
12/11/2015
Health Tip: Portion Your Child's Plate

Help ensure that the youngster eats healthy

12/9/2015
Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study

Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

12/7/2015
12/1/2015
Health Tip: Watch What You Eat

Keep a food journal

11/30/2015
Health Tip: Get the Facts on Iodine

It's an essential part of your diet

11/27/2015
Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

11/27/2015
Health Tip: Learn About Processed Foods

Check ingredient labels for harmful contents

11/26/2015
Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

11/25/2015
Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

11/25/2015
Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

11/24/2015
Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

11/24/2015
Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health

Feed it knowledge and nutrition

11/23/2015
Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

11/19/2015
Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

11/19/2015
Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval

It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

11/17/2015
More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

11/17/2015
Health Tip: Host a Healthier Holiday Meal

Cut the fat, salt and sugar

11/13/2015
FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules

Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

11/13/2015
Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert

Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

11/13/2015
Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Seasonal produce is a great option

11/13/2015
Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds

Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

11/12/2015
Health Tip: Feeding Your Child a Vegetarian Diet

Make sure it includes enough nutrients

11/11/2015
FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels

Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

11/11/2015
Energy Drinks and Blood Pressure

Just one energy drink may boost blood pressure and stress response in young adults, new study finds.

11/9/2015
Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says

Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

11/9/2015
Eating Out and Diabetes Risk

Eating more homemade meals may lower your risk of developing diabetes, new study finds.

11/9/2015
Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator

Keep it cold enough and store food properly

11/9/2015
Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

11/9/2015
Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

11/9/2015
Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

11/6/2015
Junk Food and Body Mass Index

Soda, candy and fast food may not be driving the obesity epidemic, new study finds.

11/5/2015
Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study

People just eat too much, researchers suggest

11/4/2015
Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds

Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

11/4/2015
Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber

Skins of fruits and veggies are great sources

11/3/2015
Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC

Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say

11/3/2015
Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings

Study found chain restaurants that used them tended to offer more lower-calorie choices

11/3/2015
Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

11/2/2015
Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

11/2/2015
Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives

Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

10/30/2015
Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study

Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

10/30/2015
Health Tip: Snack After Sports

Here are potential benefits

10/29/2015
10/27/2015
Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

10/27/2015
Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study

Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

10/27/2015
Health Tip: How Foods Impact Glycemic Index

Higher score means greater effect on blood sugar

10/26/2015
Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later

CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says