Food and Nutrition News

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6/13/2016
Could Eating More Whole Grains Help You Live Longer?

Three servings a day lessens risk of dying from heart disease and cancer, study suggests

6/10/2016
3 Popular Diet Plans May Help Ease Type 2 Diabetes, Too

They seemed to help, but researchers say more information needed

6/10/2016
Health Tip: Fight Inflammation With Diet and Exercise

Suggestions to help ward off illness

6/9/2016
Teen Smoking Down, E-Cigarette Use Up

CDC survey finds adolescents hear some health messages, but not all

6/7/2016
Do Big Bottles Kickstart Infant Weight Issues?

Smaller baby bottles might help prevent early obesity in formula-fed infants, study suggests

6/7/2016
Healthy Fats in Mediterranean Diet Won't Boost Weight

Vegetable oils, nuts can be a part of a healthful diet, experts say

6/6/2016
Pop Stars Often Hawk Unhealthy Foods to Kids: Study

Katy Perry, Justin Timberlake and others endorse sugary, less healthy fare, researchers say

6/4/2016
Overweight Kids Eat Only a Bit More Per Meal

Study finds difference is surprisingly small -- just 11 calories on average

6/1/2016
FDA Calls for Less Salt in Processed Foods

Agency sets short- and long-term goals in effort to cut Americans' risk of high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke

6/1/2016
Health Tip: Eat Healthier

Suggestions for more nutritious fare

5/31/2016
Researchers Uncover Surprises About Celiac Disease

Immune condition most common among people descended from the Punjab region of India

5/30/2016
Lifestyle May Be Key to Improving ADHD in Kids

Healthier habits related to exercise and diet could help many with the disorder, researcher says

5/28/2016
Don't Let Bad Food Spoil a Good Barbecue

Keep the fun going by cooking foods to the right temperatures

5/27/2016
Make That Memorial Day BBQ Tasty -- and Safe

Cooking meat at high temperatures can release harmful chemicals, but a few precautions help, nutritionist says

5/27/2016
New Labeling Offers More Protection for Meat Lovers

Warns consumers that mechanically tenderized beef can raise bacteria risk, so more careful cooking needed

5/26/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Mexican Meal

Lighten up on fat and salt

5/24/2016
High-Salt Diets May Raise Heart Risks for Kidney Patients

Study found higher odds for heart attack, stroke in people who consumed more sodium daily

5/23/2016
Living Near Fast-Food Places Hurts Less-Educated Most

Researchers propose regulating number of unhealthy food outlets

5/20/2016
FDA Unveils Makeover of Nutrition Facts Label

Added sugars, relevant portion sizes among the highlights of revision

5/19/2016
Fatty Foods During Teen Years May Influence Later Breast Cancer Risk

Higher amounts of unhealthy fats tied to greater breast density, researchers suggest

5/19/2016
Healthy Living Could Drastically Cut Cancer Deaths

4 key lifestyle factors include: weight, exercise, no smoking and skipping alcohol, study says

5/19/2016
Health Tip: Going Low-Calorie?

Restricting too much could backfire

5/18/2016
Could Spuds Be Bad for Blood Pressure?

Eating potatoes 4 or more times a week linked to higher readings in study

5/17/2016
Why Pleasant Mealtimes Could Be Key to Alzheimer's Care

Enhanced atmosphere reduces odds of malnutrition, dehydration, study suggests

5/17/2016
Genetically Modified Crops Are Safe: Review

Extensive study concludes they're as safe to eat as food from traditional plant-breeding methods

5/17/2016
Joe Montana Scoring Points Against Heart Disease

Former Super Bowl MVP focuses on daily exercise and limiting red meat, salty foods

5/13/2016
Health Tip: Cleanse Your Body Naturally

Eat healthy and avoid 'detox' diets

5/12/2016
Teens Who Eat Lots of Fruit May Lower Their Breast Cancer Risk: Study

But second report found women who drink more alcohol over time might increase chances of disease

5/11/2016
Too Much Folic Acid in Pregnancy Tied to Raised Autism Risk in Study

But researchers stress that women should not throw away their supplements

5/10/2016
FDA to Re-examine What Makes a Food 'Healthy'

Agency acknowledges changing standards, concerns

5/10/2016
Restrictive Diets May Cause Thyroid Troubles in Young Kids

Cutting out foods with iodine led to deficiency that harmed metabolism in 2 children, case reports show

5/9/2016
Artificial Sweeteners During Pregnancy May Make for Heavier Infants

Study found women who used them every day had babies who were twice as likely to be overweight by age 1 year

5/6/2016
Health Tip: Is Your Child an Emotional Eater?

Here are potential warning signs

5/4/2016
Health Tip: Trim Daily Calories

Food substitutions that will make you feel full

5/4/2016
Fatty Foods, Drowsy Days

Study found men who preferred fat-filled fare were more likely to be habitually sleepy

5/2/2016
Health Tip: Planning Makes Healthy Eating Simpler

Vary your menu to avoid boredom

5/1/2016
If You're Craving Cookies, You Might Just Be Bored

Dull times lead to unhealthy choices, including chips, sweets and fast food, studies find

4/28/2016
Coffee, Wine Good for Healthy Gut, Sodas May Be Bad

Study examines how food and medications affect makeup of bacteria in people's tummies

4/27/2016
Health Tip: Choose Energy-Boosting Foods

The right diet fuels your workout

4/26/2016
Americans Getting Adequate Water Daily, CDC Finds

Men take in an average of 14 cups a day, women almost 12

4/25/2016
Babies Fed Rice-Based Cereals Have Higher Arsenic Levels, Study Finds

To avoid potential harm, experts recommend consuming a variety of grains early in life

4/25/2016
Focus on Healthy Foods, Not Avoiding 'Bad' Ones, for Heart Health: Study

Fewer heart attacks, strokes and deaths seen among those who follow Mediterranean-style eating plan

4/25/2016
4/22/2016
Could Certain Fatty Foods Be Linked to Aggressive Prostate Cancer?

Study also suggests that cholesterol-lowering drugs may help counteract harmful effect

4/22/2016
Health Tip: Enjoy Hard-Boiled Eggs Safely

Information about cooking and storing them

4/21/2016
Dietary Habits and Stomach Cancer Risk

Major report links alcohol, processed meat and obesity to stomach cancers

4/21/2016
Health Tip: Start Changing Your Lifestyle

Begin with these four simple steps

4/21/2016
Alcohol, Processed Meats May Raise Stomach Cancer Risk

Excess weight also seems to boost chances of disease, and risk increases as three factors increase, researchers report

4/20/2016
Cow's Milk Allergy in Childhood May Lead to Weaker Bones: Study

But one expert contends that difference in bone density wasn't enough, on average, to worry about fractures

4/19/2016
After Pregnancy-Linked Diabetes, Healthy Diet May Ease Blood Pressure

Eating nutritious foods seems to counter higher risk, researchers find