Food and Nutrition News

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Article Title
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.

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

Keep it cold enough and store food properly

11/9/2015
Barbecued, Pan-Fried Meat May Boost Kidney Cancer Risk

High-heat cooking methods implicated in new study

11/9/2015
Home Cooking May Help Keep Type 2 Diabetes at Bay

Study finds it was linked to fewer sugar-sweetened beverages, lower weight

11/9/2015
Studies Explore Link Between Diet, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Healthy eating might help prevent debilitating joint disorder, researchers say

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