Food and Nutrition News

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5/28/2015
Mediterranean Diet Tied to Lower Odds of Uterine Cancer

Women who followed it most closely saw significant reduction in risk, study suggests

5/28/2015
Vegan Diet Might Ease Diabetic Nerve Pain

Study found those who followed it lost average of 15 pounds, had improved blood flow to feet

5/27/2015
More Evidence That High-Fiber Diet May Curb Type 2 Diabetes Risk

Effect might be largely due to weight loss linked to eating more grains and vegetables, experts say

5/26/2015
Soy Supplements Won't Ease Asthma, Study Finds

Clinical trial refutes prior notion that the nutrient might boost lung function

5/25/2015
5/22/2015
Fish Oil Tied to Better Brain Function in Older Adults

But small study doesn't prove omega-3 fatty acids boost mental flexibility

5/22/2015
Diet and Exercise May Not Stave Off Age-Related Muscle Loss

Review finds current research is inconclusive

5/22/2015
Raw Tuna Suspected as Source of Salmonella Outbreak: CDC

At least 53 people in nine states have fallen ill, while 10 have been hospitalized, agency reports

5/21/2015
Coffee May Help Men Keep Impotence at Bay

Study suggests caffeine may help maintain healthy blood flow and sexual function

5/21/2015
5/18/2015
Health Tip: Set Regular Eating Times for the Family

And don't skip meals because it can lead to overeating

5/15/2015
Probiotic Supplements May Contain Traces of Gluten

Finding could be a problem for people with celiac disease who take these products

5/15/2015
Health Tip: Coping With Diarrhea From Chemo

Take it easy on your stomach

5/14/2015
U.S. Making Headway Against Salmonella, E. coli: CDC

But other types of food-borne bacteria, including Campylobacter and Vibrio, are on the rise

5/14/2015
5/11/2015
Mediterranean Diet Plus Olive Oil or Nuts May Boost Thinking and Memory

Healthy eating plans helped older people stay sharper mentally, study finds

5/8/2015
High-Protein Diet May Be Dangerous for Those at Risk of Heart Disease

Weight gain, early death noted in study of older adults

5/8/2015
5/7/2015
Americans' Blood Triglyceride Levels Dropping: CDC

About one-quarter have high levels of this heart-disease related blood fat, but experts say many people still at risk

5/7/2015
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Colon Cancer Survival

Strongest factors included eating more fruits and veggies, maintaining normal weight before diagnosis

5/6/2015
Healthy Eating May Shield the Aging Brain

Study found those who ate most fruits, veggies, fish were least likely to show thinking declines over 5 years

5/6/2015
3 Steps May Boost Healthier Eating

Make nutritious foods convenient, attractive and normal, research suggests

5/1/2015
When Restaurants Offer Healthy Kids' Fare, Children Eat It

After menu makeover, more nutritious items were ordered more often, study found

4/30/2015
Want to Stay Slim? Keep Food Out of Sight

Low self-esteem is also linked to obesity, study finds

4/30/2015
Health Tip: Fight Food-Related Peer Pressure

Teach kids how to make healthy choices while with friends

4/29/2015
Company to Destroy 265 Tons of Ice Cream Over Listeria Concerns

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams says amount would fill 15 tractor trailers; move will cost more than $2.5 million

4/28/2015
Start Healthy Eating Habits Early to Head Off Obesity in Kids

Provide a variety of nutritious options, model good eating behavior, experts suggest

4/27/2015
Study Challenges Salt Guidelines for Kids

But one expert questions the controversial findings

4/24/2015
2nd U.S. Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Threat

Jeni's Splendid Ice Creams joins Blue Bell Creameries after test showing contamination

4/24/2015
Health Tip: Get Active During Summer

Suggestions for a healthier you

4/24/2015
Foods That Help Keep the Pounds Off as You Age

Study found it's not just about calories; some foods not as bad for waistline as thought

4/21/2015
Ice Cream Maker Pulls All Products After Listeria Outbreak

Blue Bell Creameries said new tests showing contamination prompted move

4/21/2015
Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal

Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

4/20/2015
Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

4/17/2015
For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

4/13/2015
Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods

Dine on these springtime favorites

4/12/2015
The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

4/10/2015
Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings

CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

4/9/2015
Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

4/6/2015
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

4/3/2015
Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

4/3/2015
Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza

These healthier substitutions can help

4/2/2015
Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

4/1/2015
Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker

Suggestions for crock pot use

3/31/2015
Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

3/31/2015
Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

3/31/2015
Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

3/31/2015
Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget

Strategies to help you eat well for less

3/30/2015
Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

3/30/2015
Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds