Food and Nutrition News

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8/31/2015
Could Lots of Coffee Up Heart Risks for Young Adults With High Blood Pressure?

Study finds an association, but can't prove cause and effect

8/31/2015
Proposed NYC Law May Trim 54 Calories From Kids' Fast Food Meals

If passed, legislation would also reduce levels of fat and sodium, study says

8/27/2015
Many Kids Tossing Fruits, Veggies in Trash Since New U.S. School Lunch Rules

Although youngsters put produce on their trays, they're throwing out about a third more, study found

8/27/2015
Healthier School Meals Offered Across U.S., Feds Find

Students get more fruits and veggies, less salt

8/27/2015
Health Tip: If Allergic to Eggs

Here are potential substitutes

8/26/2015
Medical Groups Endorse Early Exposure to Peanut Products for High-Risk Infants

Interim guidance issued in response to study that found exposure lowered chances of allergy by 80 percent

8/25/2015
Many Parents Put 'Food Pressure' on Their Kids, Study Finds

Overweight moms, dads often limit food intake, while those of normal weight push children to eat more

8/21/2015
Main Dishes May Fall Flat After Stellar Appetizers

Want your entree to stand out? Use mediocre ingredients in your starter course, study suggests

8/21/2015
Healthy Breakfast Is Essential for Kids

Expert shares tips for morning meals they can't pass up

8/20/2015
8/20/2015
Health Tip: Diet Affects Your Dental Health

Eat healthier for your teeth

8/19/2015
Genetically Modified Foods, Herbicides and Human Safety

2 researchers decry heavy use of weedkillers; manufacturer says no threat exists

8/17/2015
Can Coffee Lower Risk of Colon Cancer's Return?

Study found an association but didn't prove cause and effect

8/17/2015
Health Tip: Eat Responsibly

Maintain a healthy balance

8/14/2015
Clearing Land Around Farms Doesn't Improve Food Safety

Expert says diverse plant life may even help filter bacteria and chemical run-off

8/14/2015
Low-Fat May Beat Low-Carb Diet for Trimming Body Fat: Study

But best weight-loss plan is one you can stick with long-term, researcher says

8/14/2015
Health Tip: Strive to Lose Weight

Adopt these success strategies

8/13/2015
Health Tip: Drink Water All Day

Always carry a water bottle

8/12/2015
Health Tip: Get the Facts About Calories

They're not the only factor that influences weight

8/12/2015
Jury Still Out on Whether Saturated Fat Is Bad for You, Researchers Say

But clear link seen between trans fats and heart troubles, early death

8/11/2015
Calorie Burn Boost May Be Weight-Loss Surgery's Secret

Researchers find that gastric bypass procedure increases energy needed to digest food

8/10/2015
More Evidence That Southern Cooking Boosts Heart Risk

Avoid diet heavy in fried food, processed meats and sugary drinks, experts advise

8/7/2015
Could Too Many Refined Carbs Make You Depressed?

Study found postmenopausal women who ate more processed foods faced higher risk of mood disorder

8/7/2015
What Parents Can Do to Promote Good Dental Health

Eat right and teach kids how to care for their teeth properly, expert suggests

8/7/2015
Cutting Certain Carbs Might Not Ease Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Research finds little evidence to support elimination diet's use

8/7/2015
Skipping Breakfast a Bad Idea for People with Type 2 Diabetes

Missing morning meal could raise blood sugar levels the rest of the day, study says

8/7/2015
Health Tip: Set a Date to Lose the Weight

Target weight loss to a special event

8/6/2015
Health Tip: Opt for Alternatives to Soda

And save on calories and sugar

8/5/2015
A Man's Meat Intake Might Influence His Fertility: Study

Couples undergoing IVF treatments fared worse if his consumption of processed meats was high

8/5/2015
Spicing Up Your Meals Might Extend Your Life

Regularly eating chili peppers, other hot foods linked to lower risk of death during study period

8/3/2015
Severe 'Picky Eating' May Point to Mental Health Issues in Kids

1 in 5 young children has limited palate, study finds

8/3/2015
Health Tip: Plan to Eat Healthier

Avoid sugary drinks and unnecessary carbs

7/31/2015
Mineral Supplement: Wild Chimps May Eat Clay for Health

Biologists say the animals may be boosting minerals in diet or 'detoxing'

7/31/2015
Regular, Moderate Coffee Drinking Tied to Better Brain Health in Seniors

But those who upped daily intake actually had higher odds for a precursor to dementia, researchers say

7/30/2015
Health Tip: Enjoy Berries

They're good for you

7/27/2015
Does Facebook Lead Young Women to Dangerous Diets?

Risk is highest for those who use social media site to compare themselves to friends, study finds

7/26/2015
School's Out, Fattening Behaviors Are In

Kids eat more sugar, watch more TV over summer vacation, study says

7/24/2015
FDA Wants to Strengthen Sugar Labeling

Adding 'percent daily value' would help consumers avoid unneeded, harmful calories, agency says

7/23/2015
Healthy Diet May Help Shield the Aging Brain

Older adults who ate better maintained problem-solving and planning skills, study finds

7/23/2015
Health Tip: Get More Nutrients

Make a few simple adjustments to your menu

7/22/2015
High Soda Intake May Boost Diabetes Risk, Even Without Obesity

Daily sugary drink tied to 13 percent increased risk over a decade, study finds

7/17/2015
Time Spent Sitting May Not Affect Diet, Study Suggests

But that's still no reason to avoid exercise, researchers and experts say

7/17/2015
Could That Before-Dinner Drink Make You Eat More?

In some people, alcohol causes the brain to focus on food aromas, study finds

7/17/2015
Health Tip: Dig Into Healthier Southern Foods

Lighten salty dishes with seasonings

7/16/2015
Vitamin B12 Supplements May Not Help Some Seniors

They seem to work only when deficiency of the nutrient is severe, study finds

7/16/2015
Health Tip: Say 'Yes' to Yogurt

Serve it for breakfast and dessert

7/14/2015
More Evidence a Healthy Diet Can Lower Risks of Heart Disease, Cancer

Poor adults with good nutrition had 20 percent lower odds of disease-related death during study period

7/13/2015
Wild Mushrooms Might Be Your Last Meal

Wrong choices can lead to liver failure, death, experts warn

7/10/2015
In Some Ways, Fast Food No Worse for Health Than Full-Service Meals: Study

Salt, cholesterol consumption higher at sit-down restaurants, researchers find

7/9/2015
Only 1 in 10 Americans Eats Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

The foods help lower risk of illnesses such as obesity, heart disease and type 2 diabetes, expert says