Food and Nutrition News

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2/20/2015
2/19/2015
Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study

U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

2/16/2015
Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

2/16/2015
Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go

What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015
Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

2/12/2015
Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

2/12/2015
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want

People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

2/12/2015
Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain

Suggestions to stay trim as you age

2/11/2015
Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA

You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

2/11/2015
Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds

Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say

2/11/2015
2/11/2015
Health Tip: Become a Heart-Healthy Chef

Trim any fat from meat before cooking

2/10/2015
U.S. Advisers Rethink Cholesterol Risk From Foods: Report

Trans fats are a bigger threat to heart health, doctors and dietitians say

2/10/2015
Mercury in Seafood May Raise Risk of Autoimmune Diseases in Women: Study

The higher the exposure, the higher the levels of a protein linked to immune system dysfunction

2/9/2015
Energy Drinks Tied to Inattention, Hyper Behavior in Middle Schoolers: Study

Kids shouldn't drink sugary, caffeinated beverages, researchers conclude

2/8/2015
Many Americans Don't Handle Poultry Safely When Cooking, Study Finds

Too few use food thermometers, too many wash and store meat in way that spreads germs, researcher says

2/4/2015
Health Tip: Adding Mushrooms to Your Meals

They're nutritious and low calorie

2/4/2015
Healthy Diet May Be Linked to Lower Risk of Lung Disease

Consuming less red meat, soda and alcohol tied to lower COPD threat in study

2/4/2015
Americans Confused About Cancer Risks

Survey finds many worry about unproven factors like food additives, and less about exercise and obesity

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