Food and Nutrition News

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7/6/2016
Food Subsidies and Health Risks

Are government food subsidies hurting our health?

7/5/2016
Junk Food Ads Sway Kids' Preferences

Children under 8 most vulnerable to marketing's effects, study says

7/5/2016
Study Cites the Fats That Could Shorten Your Life

High levels of animal-based saturated fats were tied to earlier death, unsaturated fats seem healthier

7/5/2016
Is U.S. Government Subsidizing Fattening Foods?

Study found Americans who ate the most grains, dairy and livestock products had more health issues

7/5/2016
Now Pasta Is Good for Your Diet?

Researchers link this Italian staple with lower BMI

7/5/2016
Savvy Marketing Gets School Kids to Snap Up Veggies

Using cartoon characters that resembled vegetables doubled, tripled how many students ate fresh produce

7/5/2016
Advertising Nutrition to Kids

How do you get kids to eat more veggies? Cartoon characters help, new study finds.

7/5/2016
Health Tip: Packing for a Picnic

Suggestions to avoid food-borne illness

7/4/2016
Food Safety Should Come 1st on the 4th

Bacteria thrive in warmer temperatures, so be careful when handling picnic fare

7/1/2016
Family Key to Helping Teens Avoid Obesity

Good relationship with parents, especially between fathers and sons, fosters healthy habits, study finds

7/1/2016
When Cooking Outside, Don't Let Food Safety Slide

Dietitian offers suggestions on keeping your barbecues and picnics safe

7/1/2016
Butter and Chronic Disease

Is butter linked to an increased risk of heart disease or diabetes?

6/30/2016
FDA Says 'No' to Eating Raw Cookie Dough

Illness-inducing germs such as E. coli can lurk in uncooked flour, agency warns

6/29/2016
Has Butter Gotten a Bad Rap?

Study finds little added health danger for those who love the spread, but some nutritionists remain wary

6/29/2016
Health Tip: Fuel Up for a Day at the Beach

Pack healthier, non-perishable snacks

6/28/2016
Health Tip: Toddlers Should Get Vitamins From Diet

How to get what young children need

6/27/2016
Want to Stay Mobile as You Age? A Healthy Diet May Do the Trick

Study found it was associated with less physical disability among women

6/27/2016
Are Omega-3s Linked to Lower Risk for Fatal Heart Attack?

These vital nutrients are found in seafood, nuts and seeds

6/24/2016
Health Tip: Skip Traditional Barbequed Food

In favor of healthier options

6/23/2016
Healthy Living Slashes Cancer Risk

The 'good' life cuts tumor odds up to 45 percent and risk of cancer death up to 61 percent, study finds

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Is Your Snack Fueling Drowsiness?

Some foods can trigger sleepiness

6/23/2016
Health Tip: Keep Pushing Through Your Workout

Consider these energy boosters

6/22/2016
U.S. Diet Trends

Are more American adults eating better?

6/22/2016
Health Tip: Don't Overeat at Restaurants

Suggestions to help avoid weight gain

6/21/2016
Most Americans Are Eating Better

But government programs needed to improve overall diet for many, researchers say

6/21/2016
Health Tip: Eat Mindfully to Help Shed Pounds

Eat slowly and enjoy every bite

6/17/2016
Folic Acid Now Added to Corn Masa Flour: FDA

Agency says fortification can reduce risk of certain birth defects in Hispanic-American populations

6/17/2016
Health Tip: Identifying Problem Eating

Unhealthy habits can trigger weight gain

6/14/2016
Spare the Meat, Skip the Type 2 Diabetes?

A mostly plant-based diet may help lower risk of the blood sugar disease, study suggests

6/14/2016
Whole Grains and Your Health

Eating 3 servings of whole grains a day could lower your risk of death new study shows.

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