Food and Nutrition News

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2/29/2016
Lack of Sleep May Give You the 'Munchies'

Chemical effect in the body is similar to that of marijuana, study says

2/26/2016
Health Tip: Prepping for Pregnancy

Get to a healthy body weight

2/25/2016
1 in 3 Americans Drinks Soda, Other Sugary Drinks Daily: CDC

These beverages linked to greater risk of obesity, type 2 diabetes, researchers say

2/23/2016
Parents' Depression, Anxiety May Contribute to Kids' Fussy Eating

If mom or dad had mental health issues, children were pickier about what they ate, study finds

2/22/2016
Health Tip: Take Stock of Your Eating Habits

Turn bad habits into good ones

2/19/2016
Seven Steps Toward a Healthier Heart

Eating better, exercising and managing cholesterol can help reduce your risks

2/18/2016
Health Tip: Let Kids Prepare Breakfast

Ideas for what to include

2/17/2016
Prenatal Diet Rich in Vitamin D May Cut Allergy Risk in Kids: Study

But supplements don't offer the same protection, researchers say

2/17/2016
Health Tip: Protect Your Heart

Here's what you can do

2/17/2016
Health Tip: Feel Full With Fewer Calories

Certain foods will do the trick

2/16/2016
Do Benefits of City Gardening Outweigh Risks?

Lead and other soil contaminants aren't a concern for all vegetables, expert contends

2/16/2016
Organic Milk and Meat Have Higher Nutrient Levels: Study

Research suggests these products could boost intake of omega-3s, other healthy fatty acids

2/16/2016
Cholesterol in Eggs May Not Hurt Heart Health: Study

Research also finds other dietary cholesterol doesn't appear to up heart disease risk

2/15/2016
How to Keep Your New Year's Exercise Mojo All Year Long

Set realistic goals, be consistent and understand you're in it for the long haul, expert says

2/15/2016
Lots of Fish in Pregnancy Tied to Higher Obesity Risk in Kids

Study couldn't determine what's causing the link, but certain toxins, such as mercury, may be to blame

2/12/2016
Valentine's Day Can Still Be Sweet for Loved Ones With Diabetes

Flowers, jewelry or an outdoor excursion can make the holiday romantic, expert says

2/11/2016
Varied Diets May Not Curb Childhood Obesity, Study Suggests

Kids given more food diversity might be heavier, researchers find

2/11/2016
2/10/2016
Health Tip: If You're Not Hungry

Suggestions to take your mind off snacking

2/9/2016
Healthier Diets May Be Cutting Heart, Diabetes Risks in U.S. Teens

But obesity still rose and physical activity remained the same, study showed

2/9/2016
Health Tip: Eating Red Meat

Watch how much you consume

2/9/2016
Health Tip: Eating Iron-Rich Foods

Here's where you can find the mineral

2/5/2016
Super Bowl Foods Can Be a Win, Win: Healthy and Delicious

Drinking water, limiting portions can also save thousands of calories, expert says

2/4/2016
Daily Bit of Chocolate in Pregnancy May Help Mom, Baby

No matter what the level of healthy flavanols, improvements seen in circulatory health

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?