Food and Nutrition News

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1/14/2016
Health Tip: Learn About Vitamin C

How it can help keep you healthier

1/14/2016
Health Tip: Get Enough Nutrients

Potential benefits of proper diet

1/13/2016
Diet and Gestational Diabetes

A diet filled with potatoes may increase woman's risk of gestational diabetes, new study finds

1/13/2016
Pre-Pregnancy Potato Consumption Linked to Gestational Diabetes

Five cups of spuds weekly boosts odds by 50 percent, research suggests

1/12/2016
Heavy Waiters, Waitresses May Prompt Bigger Orders: Study

Server's size found to influence dessert and alcohol choices

1/11/2016
Sugary Drinks Tied to Increase in Deep Belly Fat

And that type of fat associated with risk of type 2 diabetes, heart disease, researchers report

1/8/2016
Many Disney-Goers Happy to Skip the Fries

Healthier sides, drinks don't increase the cost of kids' meals, research shows

1/7/2016
Americans Still Consume Too Much Salt: CDC

Most of it comes from processed or restaurant food, not salt shaker, experts say

1/7/2016
New U.S. Dietary Guidelines: Limit Sugar and Salt, Boost Fruit and Veggie Intake

Recommendations, revised every 5 years, designed to promote healthier lifestyles

1/5/2016
Diet and Exercise Benefit People With Heart Failure

Combination approach greatly boosted oxygen consumption, study shows

1/5/2016
Report: DASH Diet Best Overall Eating Plan

The MIND, Mediterranean and Fertility diets also get high marks for health

1/5/2016
People May Eat More of a Food That's Labeled 'Healthy'

Many subconsciously seem to consider it less filling, potentially leading to weight gain, researchers say

1/4/2016
New School Lunch Program Lets Kids Select More Nutritious Meals

Changes include more variety, and servings of fruits and vegetables, researchers say

12/30/2015
12/29/2015
Carbs Fuel Long Runs: Study

Researchers show fat isn't necessary for marathons

12/28/2015
When and Where of Weight-Loss Surgery May Affect Vitamin D Levels

'Sunshine vitamin' deficiency tied to poorer outcomes for patients in northern regions in winter

12/28/2015
12/25/2015
Meals on Wheels Can Deliver Emotional Nourishment, Too

Recipients say they feel less lonely, study finds

12/24/2015
Dietitian Experts Offer Holiday Food Safety Tips

For starters, check temperatures with a food thermometer

12/23/2015
12/18/2015
To Help Your Kids Get Better Grades, Feed Them Breakfast: Study

Researchers find signs that what children eat is closely linked to their academic success

12/18/2015
12/14/2015
Health Tip: Don't Pack on Pounds During Holidays

Tips to avoid December weight gain

12/11/2015
12/11/2015
Health Tip: Portion Your Child's Plate

Help ensure that the youngster eats healthy

12/9/2015
Pesticide in Milk Years Ago May Be Linked to Signs of Parkinson's: Study

Men in Hawaii who drank more milk showed brain changes, but more research needed to confirm link

12/7/2015
12/1/2015
Health Tip: Watch What You Eat

Keep a food journal

11/30/2015
Health Tip: Get the Facts on Iodine

It's an essential part of your diet

11/27/2015
Sweat to Help Reduce Your Risk for Prostate Cancer

Vigorous exercise, nutritious diet lower odds for deadly forms of the disease, research suggests

11/27/2015
Health Tip: Learn About Processed Foods

Check ingredient labels for harmful contents

11/26/2015
Healthy Holiday Substitutions Can Help Your Heart

Try replacing sugar and butter with fruit, vegetable oil

11/25/2015
Probiotics May Not Shield 'Preemies' From Serious Illness, Study Finds

More research on individual strains of these good bacteria may be needed

11/25/2015
Don't Let Reflux Ruin Your Thanksgiving

Expert offers tips for avoiding heartburn this holiday

11/24/2015
Play it Safe Cooking the Thanksgiving Feast

Risk of fire, burns high during the holiday, expert warns

11/24/2015
Health Tip: Promote Better Brain Health

Feed it knowledge and nutrition

11/23/2015
Too Many Pregnant Women Gain Too Much Weight: Doctors' Group

Obesity can lead to complications for both mom and baby, experts say

11/19/2015
Foods May Affect Each Person's Blood Sugar Differently, Study Suggests

Researchers say 'one-size-fits-all' diet doesn't exist

11/19/2015
Genetically Engineered Salmon Gets FDA Approval

It's first animal-based food to get OK from the agency, which says it's safe to eat and doesn't need special label

11/17/2015
More Gluten Before Age 2 Linked to Celiac Disease in At-Risk Kids

But it's not clear if limiting the protein in baby's diet would help, experts say

11/17/2015
Health Tip: Host a Healthier Holiday Meal

Cut the fat, salt and sugar

11/13/2015
FDA Finalizes New Food Safety Rules

Farms, importers will be responsible for preventing outbreaks of foodborne illness

11/13/2015
Health Tip: You May Not Have to Give Up Dessert

Some diabetics may enjoy small portions

11/13/2015
Health Tip: Enjoy Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Seasonal produce is a great option

11/13/2015
Kitchen Utensils Can Spread Bacteria, Study Finds

Expert advises washing knives, peelers between each use on different types of produce

11/12/2015
Health Tip: Feeding Your Child a Vegetarian Diet

Make sure it includes enough nutrients

11/11/2015
FDA Wants Public Comment on Use of Word 'Natural' on Food Labels

Request is response to citizen petitions asking that the agency define the term

11/11/2015
Energy Drinks and Blood Pressure

Just one energy drink may boost blood pressure and stress response in young adults, new study finds.

11/9/2015
Parents the Target of Deceptive Food Ads, Study Says

Commercials that misstate benefits of sugary products concern researchers

11/9/2015
Eating Out and Diabetes Risk

Eating more homemade meals may lower your risk of developing diabetes, new study finds.