Food and Nutrition News

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2/3/2015
Mercury Air Pollution Reflected in Ocean Fish, Study Says

Concentrations in yellowfin tuna are rising nearly 4 percent a year

2/2/2015
Toddler Snacks, Meals Have Lots of Salt and Sugar: Study

Most toddler dinners were high in sodium, and infant snacks had added sugar

1/26/2015
Menu Calorie Counts May Mean Less Fattening Meals for Kids

Study suggests certain calorie information might also prompt parents to encourage more exercise

1/23/2015
With Healthy Foods, Taste Matters, Researchers Say

Study finds that people ignored nutritional information if they thought yogurt didn't taste good

1/22/2015
Health Tip: Eat a Pre-Workout Snack

Suggestions to help boost your energy

1/21/2015
Could Nutrients in Fish Shield Fetus From Mercury's Harms?

No developmental problems seen in kids of frequent seafood eaters from Seychelles islands, study says

1/19/2015
A Bit More Salt Each Day May Not Harm Older Adults

But experts say restricting intake is still advisable

1/19/2015
Pizza Takes a Slice Out of Kids' Health, Study Finds

Children, teens consume more calories, fat and salt on days they eat this American staple

1/16/2015
Health Tip: Adding Aroma to Your Dishes

Think garlic, peppers or ginger

1/15/2015
Eating Right Helps Prevent Type 2 Diabetes in Women

Study confirms the value of an overall healthy diet

1/14/2015
Recess Promotes Healthy Eating by School Kids: Study

Changing the timing of activity session may get students to eat more fruits, veggies

1/13/2015
Health Tip: Trimming Calories From Your Dinner Plate

Steam veggies instead of drowning them in butter

1/12/2015
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Snack Safety

Leftovers that should be avoided

1/8/2015
Low Vitamin D Levels Linked to Risk of Preterm Birth in Study

Women with lowest levels of the 'sunshine vitamin' most likely to deliver early, researchers found

1/7/2015
Despite Resolutions, Food Bills Go Up After New Year's

Consumers seem to stick with calorie-rich favorites from the holiday season, research shows

1/6/2015
Less Booze, More Veggies Might Lower Odds for Some Cancers

Study supports recent expert guidelines on an anti-cancer lifestyle

1/6/2015
Health Tip: Can't Eat Wheat Flour?

Try one of these alternatives

1/5/2015
Overweight Teens Who Lose Weight for Health More Likely to Succeed: Study

Parents can help by modeling healthy behavior and providing healthier meals

1/5/2015
More Evidence That Healthy Living Works Wonders for Women's Hearts

Study found good diet, exercise slashed odds for heart disease by 90 percent

1/5/2015
Diet Rich in Whole Grains Might Extend Your Life, Study Says

Findings held even after researchers accounted for person's weight, age and smoking status

1/2/2015
Health Tip: Avoid Raw Dairy Products

Pasteurized is the way to go

12/31/2014
Little Change in Fast Food Calorie Counts, Salt Content

Researchers tracked popular items from 3 major chains from 1996-2013

12/31/2014
Health Tip: Why Am I Gaining Weight?

Factors that influence extra pounds

12/28/2014
Keeping That Weight Loss Resolution

Start with selecting a diet you can stick with, expert says

12/25/2014
'Tis the Season to Overeat

Here are some holiday weight-watching tips

12/25/2014
Keep Holiday Meals Festive and Safe

Experts offer advice on how to properly cook and serve fare

12/24/2014
12/23/2014
Can Fast Food Hinder Learning in Kids?

Researchers found test-score differences between 5th and 8th grades

12/22/2014
Americans Buying Fewer Sugary, Pre-Packaged Desserts

Manufacturers of these products have made little progress making these treats healthier, study finds

12/19/2014
E. Coli Germs Found on Farmers Market Herbs

Nearly one-quarter of samples from West Coast vendors tested positive, study says

12/19/2014
Health Tip: Bake a Healthier Holiday Treat

Cut calories and boost nutrition

12/17/2014
'Low-GI' Diet May Not Benefit Blood Sugar

Focus should be on eating healthy foods rather than glycemic index, experts say

12/17/2014
Only 4 in 10 Americans Eat Heart-Healthy Nuts Each Day, CDC Says

Even fewer consume an amount thought to help curb heart disease, study found

12/16/2014
Poor Students Eat Healthier Foods at School, Study Finds

Having fruits and vegetables available boosts nutrition for some, researchers say

12/12/2014
Exercise, Diet May Be Key to Beating a Common Irregular Heartbeat

Atrial fibrillation often hits older people, but study shows getting healthier can curb it

12/12/2014
Low-Fat Diet May Boost Survival for Some Breast Cancer Patients

Women without estrogen-dependent disease benefited most in study

12/12/2014
12/11/2014
12/10/2014
Does High-Fructose Corn Syrup Make People Hungrier?

Study suggests link between fructose and obesity

12/4/2014
Health Tip: Pack a Healthier Lunch

Suggestions for what to include

12/3/2014
12/3/2014
Could a 'Mediterranean' Diet Extend Your Life?

Study points to genetic signs that the antioxidant-rich regimen might boost longevity

12/2/2014
Better Diet, Exercise Can Prevent Diabetes in Both Sexes, Study Finds

Taking blood sugar-lowering medications can also help, researchers say

11/29/2014
Holiday Overindulgence Risky for People With Type 2 Diabetes

Carbohydrate-heavy meals can send blood sugar levels soaring, expert warns

11/28/2014
Holiday Eating Tips for People With Diabetes

Plan ahead and make exercise a part of your tradition, expert advises

11/28/2014
11/27/2014
Want Kids to Eat Better? Get Them Cooking

Children involved in food prep classes may eat more fruits, veggies and fiber, study says

11/27/2014
Expert Shares Gluten-Free Thanksgiving Tips

Loved ones need to understand risks some foods pose for those with celiac disease

11/26/2014
Health Tip: Plan a Healthy Thanksgiving Menu

Include these nutritional choices

11/26/2014