Food and Nutrition News

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9/21/2016
Health Tip: Make Time for Family Dinners

Here are potential benefits

9/20/2016
Stress Might Undercut Benefits of Healthy Diet for Women

Finding show importance of coping skills in tough times, researcher says

9/19/2016
Healthy Diet May Be Key to Kids' Reading Skills

More fruits, vegetables, fish and whole grains linked to higher test scores in study

9/19/2016
Carrot-Stick Approach: A Way to Get Folks to Eat More Veggies, Fruits

Study of financial incentives for healthful eating also banned payments for sugary foods, sodas

9/19/2016
'Baby-Led' Weaning Doesn't Raise Choking Risk: Study

But only give softened 'finger foods' to infants and watch them while they eat, researcher says

9/19/2016
Health Tip: For a Healthier Diet, Plan Ahead

Suggestions for cooking in advance

9/19/2016
Health Tip: Fill Up On Low-Calorie Foods

Eat healthy amounts and still lose weight

9/16/2016
Could Fish Oil Fatty Acids Raise a Woman's Risk for Diabetes?

Long-term French study finds an association between the two

9/15/2016
Scientists Debunk the '5-Second Rule'

Germs can transfer almost instantly to food dropped on the floor, study shows

9/14/2016
Fruits, Veggies Powerful Rx for Kidney Disease: Study

Researchers found 3 to 4 extra servings a day lowered blood pressure, cut medication costs

9/14/2016
Health Tip: Too Busy for Breakfast?

Here are quick but healthy options

9/13/2016
Sugar Companies Shifted Focus to Fat as Heart Harm: Study

Decades-old documents show researchers were paid to influence scientific thinking, researchers say

9/13/2016
Health Tip: Create a Heart-Healthy Salad

Staples to make it more nutritious and interesting

9/8/2016
Sugary Drink Warnings Hit Home With Teens

Fewer choose sweetened beverages when labels mention obesity, diabetes, study finds

9/7/2016
'Glycemic Index' May Be Too Unreliable to Manage Diabetes: Study

Wide variability seen after eating same food at different times

9/6/2016
Number of Americans on Gluten-Free Diet Tripled in 5 Years

But number of people diagnosed each year with celiac disease has remained stable

9/6/2016
Health Tip: Heal Your Body With Nutrition

The right foods can help with wounds

9/3/2016
Kids Make Better Food Choices Online Than in School Lunch Lines

Study found some high-tech help brings balance to kids' plates, but do they eat it?

9/2/2016
Parents Can Play Key Role in Setting Healthy Habits for Kids

Shut down the iPads and lead by example, study suggests

9/2/2016
Fried, Grilled or Baked Foods? They May Affect Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest steaming, poaching and stewing for better health

9/2/2016
How Food Prep Affects Diabetes Risk

How you prepare your food may affect your risk of type 2 diabetes, study finds.

9/1/2016
8/29/2016
Heart Birth Defects Dropped After Folic Acid Was Added to Food

Canadian study found that structural problems saw biggest declines

8/29/2016
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Sides for Your Barbecue

Lighten up drinks, desserts and sides

8/26/2016
Teach Your Kids to Pick, Prepare and Pack Their School Lunch

Getting them involved boosts the odds they will actually eat it, experts say

8/23/2016
Breast-Feeding Rates Climb, But Many Moms Quit Early: CDC

American Academy of Pediatrics recommends babies get only breast milk for the first 6 months of life

8/23/2016
Health Tip: Pack Healthier Lunches

But don't sacrifice variety and taste

8/23/2016
8/22/2016
No More Than 6 Teaspoons of Added Sugars a Day for Kids

New guidelines aim to help improve children's overall diet, health

8/22/2016
Food, Even Water Can Spoil When the Power Goes Out

A few precautions will help prevent contamination that can make you sick, CDC says

8/22/2016
To Keep Teens Slim, Focus on Health not Weight

New American Academy of Pediatrics guidelines cover preventing obesity and eating disorders

8/19/2016
'Business Diet' a Bad Deal for the Heart

Unhealthy eating on the road linked with early signs of artery clogging, study says

8/19/2016
8/18/2016
Fatty Fish May Curb Eye Risks for Diabetics, Study Finds

Those who ate 2 servings a week were 48 percent less likely to develop diabetic retinopathy

8/18/2016
Could Diet in Pregnancy Raise Child's Odds for ADHD?

Study underscores importance of good prenatal nutrition

8/18/2016
Peanut Allergy Treatment: The Earlier in Childhood, the Better

Exposure therapy for infants and toddlers leaves 4 out of 5 'desensitized,' study finds

8/17/2016
Healthy Diet, Exercise May Help Keep Alzheimer's at Bay

Study finds people who are active and eat well have fewer brain effects linked to the disease

8/16/2016
Celiac Disease Risk May Be Tied to Time, Place of Birth

Swedish study finds lower risk of the digestive disorder in babies born in winter or cooler climates

8/16/2016
Unhealthy Habits May Cost Canadians 6 Years of Life

Smoking, inactivity top the list of culprits, researchers say

8/16/2016
Heart Health May Hinge on Easy Access to Fresh Food

Lack of dietary choices tied to early signs of heart disease

8/15/2016
Blood Pressure-Lowering Diet May Help Treat Gout

DASH eating plan brings blood pressure down, and seems to relieve inflammatory joint problem

8/15/2016
Health Tip: Do Your Homework Before Dining Out

Make sure there are healthy options

8/12/2016
Where Do Americans Buy Most of Their Junk Food?

Hint: Not where you probably suspect

8/11/2016
How to Get Your Child Ready for a Successful School Year

Good sleep, ample exercise and sound nutrition are keys, doctor says

8/11/2016
U.S. Kids Don't Make the Grade on Heart Health

Most don't eat right or get enough exercise, and the American Heart Association warns of problems ahead

8/11/2016
Health Tip: Young Men Shouldn't Scrimp on Nutrition

Good choices promote better health

8/9/2016
What Mom-to-Be Eats Determines Bugs in Baby's Gut: Study

Scientists say finding is key because these microbes play role in immune system development and more

8/8/2016
Sugary, High-Fat Western Diet Tied to Denser Breast Tissue

Previous research has linked higher density to increased risk of breast cancer

8/4/2016
Health Tip: Need More Energy?

Focus on nutrition

8/3/2016
Breast-Fed Preemies Do Better on Skills Tests: Study

Research points up the need to support new mothers' efforts to breast-feed