Food and Nutrition News

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11/9/2015
Health Tip: Keeping Foods Safe in the Refrigerator

Keep it cold enough and store food properly

11/6/2015
Junk Food and Body Mass Index

Soda, candy and fast food may not be driving the obesity epidemic, new study finds.

11/5/2015
Junk Food Not to Blame for America's Obesity Epidemic: Study

People just eat too much, researchers suggest

11/4/2015
Count Bites, Subtract the Pounds

Consuming less food leads to weight loss in one month, study finds

11/4/2015
Health Tip: Eat Enough Fiber

Skins of fruits and veggies are great sources

11/3/2015
Multistate Foodborne Illness Outbreaks the Most Deadly: CDC

Food industry must do more to curb widespread health threats, experts say

11/3/2015
Calorie Counts on Menus May Prompt Healthier Offerings

Study found chain restaurants that used them tended to offer more lower-calorie choices

11/3/2015
Sweetened Drinks Might Raise Men's Risk for Heart Failure

Two servings daily linked to higher odds for the disabling condition, study says

11/2/2015
Fast-Food Menus With Calorie Counts Not Changing New Yorkers' Habits

Affordable Care Act requires nationwide menu labeling in 2016

11/2/2015
Better Diets May Be Extending Americans' Lives

Study suggests people are eating better, living longer, though there's still room for lots of improvement

10/30/2015
Kids Meals, Toys and TV Ads Add Up to Frequent Fast Food: Study

Restaurant chains that advertise on children's networks exert strong pull on 3- to 7-year-olds

10/30/2015
Health Tip: Snack After Sports

Here are potential benefits

10/29/2015
10/27/2015
Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

10/27/2015
Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study

Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

10/27/2015
Cutting Sugar in Kids' Diets

Cutting sugar without cutting calories improves the metabolic health of children, new study finds.

10/27/2015
Health Tip: How Foods Impact Glycemic Index

Higher score means greater effect on blood sugar

10/26/2015
Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later

CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says

10/26/2015
Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO

Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

10/23/2015
Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

10/21/2015
Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age

Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

10/19/2015
Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals

Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

10/16/2015
Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds

People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

10/16/2015
10/16/2015
Health Tip: Cooking With Oil

Make these heart-healthier choices

10/15/2015
Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?

Good sources of the essential nutrient

10/14/2015
Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

10/13/2015
Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

10/9/2015
Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

10/8/2015
Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

10/8/2015
Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking

And avoid those extra calories

10/7/2015
Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices

Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

10/6/2015
Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine

Foods that can help recharge your batteries

10/1/2015
Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

9/30/2015
Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

9/29/2015
More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

9/28/2015
Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

9/28/2015
Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack

It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

9/24/2015
Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

9/24/2015
Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake

Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

9/23/2015
Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

9/23/2015
Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

9/22/2015
Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

9/21/2015
Health Tip: Eating Well at Work

Be prepared with healthy foods

9/21/2015
Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit

But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

9/17/2015
A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

9/17/2015
Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

9/15/2015
Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan

Try a healthier alternative

9/14/2015
Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms

Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

9/14/2015
Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed