Food and Nutrition News

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10/29/2015
10/27/2015
Secret to Staying Slim May Be as Close as Your Fruit Bowl

Women who keep produce on their kitchen counters weigh about 13 pounds less than those who don't, study finds

10/27/2015
Cutting Sugar From Diet Boosts Kids' Health Immediately: Study

Though calories remained same, obese children saw better blood pressure, cholesterol, blood sugar levels

10/27/2015
Cutting Sugar in Kids' Diets

Cutting sugar without cutting calories improves the metabolic health of children, new study finds.

10/27/2015
Health Tip: How Foods Impact Glycemic Index

Higher score means greater effect on blood sugar

10/26/2015
Loading Up on Fruit, Veggies in Early Adulthood Pays Off Later

CT scans after 20 years show healthier arteries, study says

10/26/2015
Processed Meat Can Cause Cancer: WHO

Meanwhile, red meat only shows some association with an increased risk for colon cancer, expert panel says

10/23/2015
Doctors Key to Stopping Child Hunger

American Academy of Pediatrics statement says all kids should be screened for signs of malnutrition

10/21/2015
Mediterranean Diet May Keep Your Mind Healthier in Old Age

Seniors who ate more foods tied to the eating plan, especially fish, had bigger brains, study says

10/19/2015
Health Tip: Promote Healthy Habits During Meals

Do's and don'ts for healthier eating

10/16/2015
Healthy Eaters Don't Trust Overweight Bloggers, Study Finds

People seem to assume heavier people will recommend richer, less nutritious foods

10/16/2015
10/16/2015
Health Tip: Cooking With Oil

Make these heart-healthier choices

10/15/2015
Health Tip: Are You Getting Enough Potassium?

Good sources of the essential nutrient

10/14/2015
Dietary Supplements Land Thousands in the ER Each Year

Weight-loss products, energy boosters are common culprits, study finds

10/13/2015
Many Cancer Survivors Eat Poorly, Study Finds

Doctors often overlook dietary advice, experts say

10/9/2015
Weight, Growth Early in Life May Affect Adult Brain

Poor nutrition during childhood tied to poorer sight, hearing, and even thinking later on, study finds

10/8/2015
Carrots Do Help Aging Eyes, Study Shows

Leafy greens, brightly colored veggies such as orange peppers also may stave off macular degeneration

10/8/2015
Health Tip: Stop Late-Night Snacking

And avoid those extra calories

10/7/2015
Health Tip: Make Good Gluten-Free Choices

Gluten-free doesn't necessarily mean healthy

10/6/2015
Health Tip: Boost Energy Without Caffeine

Foods that can help recharge your batteries

10/1/2015
Health Tip: Stay Fit and Healthy During Pregnancy

And keep up healthy habits once your baby arrives

9/30/2015
Higher-Protein Diet May Help Some With Type 2 Diabetes

Study finds benefit for those with gene variant related to vitamin D metabolism

9/29/2015
More Evidence High-Fiber, Mediterranean Diet Is Good for You

Plant-based regimens can boost fatty acids that lower your risk for diabetes, heart disease, study says

9/28/2015
Sweetened Drinks May Damage Heart, Review Finds

Added sugars raise risk of heart troubles, stroke, experts say

9/28/2015
Health Tip: Choosing the Right Bedtime Snack

It can ease hunger and help lull you to sleep

9/24/2015
Forget Three Square Meals -- Americans Eat All Day Long

Tracking real-world eating patterns, researchers find that people consume food anytime they're awake

9/24/2015
Potatoes, Tomatoes Make Up Bulk of Americans' Veggie Intake

Too little variety may mean too few nutrients for millions, USDA report warns

9/23/2015
Coffee May Not Risk Irregular Heartbeat, Study Claims

Finds no link between beverage and increased odds of atrial fibrillation

9/23/2015
Not All Trans Fats Harm the Heart, German Study Contends

Those found naturally in dairy, meat products may help, while low levels of artificial trans fats might not hurt

9/22/2015
Beet Juice Boosts Muscle Power in Heart Patients

Researchers say dietary nitrate could help these patients climb stairs and get out of a chair

9/21/2015
Health Tip: Eating Well at Work

Be prepared with healthy foods

9/21/2015
Apples Are American Kids' Favorite Fruit

But children should broaden their palate, researcher says

9/17/2015
A High Salt and Potassium Diet May Accelerate Chronic Kidney Disease

Study participants had far more sodium than the recommended daily limit

9/17/2015
Sugary Drinks Often Part of Overall Poor Diet

Unhealthy eating, sweetened beverages may combine to raise diabetes risk, researchers say

9/15/2015
Health Tip: Skip the Frying Pan

Try a healthier alternative

9/14/2015
Jumbo Portions Lead to Overeating, Study Confirms

Researchers recommend curbs on size, availability of fattening foods

9/14/2015
Mediterranean Diet With Olive Oil Might Cut Breast Cancer Risk: Study

Odds were reduced 68 percent in large Spanish review, but longer-term follow-up studies are needed

9/11/2015
Short Lunch Periods Leave Kids Eating Less, Study Finds

Schools should take steps to expedite long lines to give students more time to eat, researchers say

9/11/2015
Diet Sodas May Not Help You Lose Weight, Study Contends

People who drank low-calorie soft drinks tended to eat more foods high in sugar, salt and fat

9/11/2015
Health Tip: Eat on Schedule

Don't lag on meal times

9/11/2015
Could Eating Fish Help Ward Off Depression?

Consuming more meals from the sea linked to lower risk, study suggests, but cause-and-effect not proven

9/10/2015
Gut Bugs May Affect Body Fat, 'Good' Cholesterol Levels

But finding does not prove certain intestinal bacteria determine size of one's waistline

9/10/2015
FDA Acts to Make Food Safer in Wake of Outbreaks

New rules focus on cleanliness of manufacturing facilities

9/10/2015
2nd Death Reported in Nationwide Salmonella Outbreak

Tainted cucumbers also linked to 341 illnesses in 30 states, CDC officials report

9/9/2015
Very High-Calorie Diets Show How Overeating May Lead to Diabetes

In study, men consumed 6,000 calories daily for a week, with unhealthy results showing up within days

9/8/2015
Think Genes Drive Obesity? You May Eat Less Healthy

In study, people who thought DNA dictated their body weight had worse diets and exercised less

9/8/2015
Health Tip: Enjoy Sushi the Healthier Way

Suggestions to cut the calories

9/8/2015
Health Tip: Avoiding the Weight-Loss Rollercoaster

Suggestions for healthier eating

9/7/2015
Health Tip: Eat Enough Nutrient-Rich Foods

Here's what should be included in your diet