Food and Nutrition News

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11/25/2014
Infants With Eczema May Be More Prone to Peanut Allergy: Study

If damaged skin exposed to peanut proteins in household dust, chances of allergy higher, researcher says

11/25/2014
Yogurt Every Day May Help Keep Diabetes Away

Study found modest effect against the disease, but experts say overall healthy diet is still best approach

11/25/2014
Calorie Counts Mandated at Chain Restaurants, FDA Says

Rules also apply to theater popcorn, bakeries and ice cream parlors

11/24/2014
Kids' Bag Lunches Not Meeting Nutrition Guidelines: Study

Second study found that providing classroom breakfast didn't improve grades, though longer-term studies are needed

11/22/2014
'Tis the Season of Challenges for Those With Food Allergies

Expert gives tips on avoiding problems

11/19/2014
U.S. School Meal Rules Might Work Against Good Nutrition, Study Says

Federal mandates don't limit added sugar or carbohydrates, researchers say

11/18/2014
Trans Fats May Sap Your Memory

Researchers report that men who consumed more of them did worse on word recall test

11/18/2014
Health Tip: Make Holiday Beverages Healthier

Use skim milk in holiday recipes

11/18/2014
Health Tip: Enjoying Dried Fruit

Avoid products with added sugar

11/17/2014
Home Cooking Helps Keep the Calories Down

But veggies at school lunches get left on the plate, say researchers studying healthy eating

11/17/2014
Could Wine, Chocolate Help Shield Your Heart From Smog?

Researchers say air pollution's effects lessened in older men who consumed flavonoids, but more research needed

11/17/2014
Health Tip: Cutting Back on Salt

Fresh foods tend to have less than prepared

11/14/2014
Weight Gain Doesn't Have to Be Part of Thanksgiving

Registered dietician offers tips for slimming down your holiday

11/12/2014
Health Tip: Enjoy a Post-Run Snack

Suggestions to help you refuel

11/11/2014
Food Rules for Toddlers May Lead to Healthy Eating Habits

Study found telling 2-year-olds what they can't eat meant they ate better at age 4

11/7/2014
School Lunches More Nutritious Than Home-Packed Lunches: Study

Little ones' lunchboxes often contain fat, desserts, sugary drinks, researchers say

11/6/2014
Gluten Isn't the Only Culprit in Celiac Disease, Study Says

Other proteins also caused reaction in participants

11/5/2014
Dulled Sense of Taste May Boost Weight-Loss Surgery Results

Study showed those who found food less flavorful after procedure lost 20 percent more weight

11/3/2014
Health Tip: Don't Waste Fruits and Veggies

Suggestions when cooking for one

10/29/2014
Stroke Prevention Guidelines Emphasize Healthy Lifestyle

Eat lots of fruits and veggies, get exercise, limit salt and don't smoke, experts say

10/29/2014
Is Milk Your Friend or Foe?

Instead of reduction in fractures, study suggests higher risk of heart disease, cancer

10/29/2014
10/29/2014
FDA Cautions Against 'Undeclared' Food Allergens

Labels omitting certain ingredients are leading cause of FDA recalls

10/28/2014
Health Tip: Cooking Can Be Challenging With Arthritis

Meal planning can help ease the strain

10/27/2014
'Prehabilitation' Before Colon Cancer Surgery May Aid Recovery

Study finds pre-op exercise, diet and relaxation program helps after procedure

10/27/2014
Special Cocoa Drink May Improve Age-Related Memory Loss

Findings don't apply to regular chocolate or hot cocoa, however

10/25/2014
Tips for Safe Trick-or-Treating

Make sure costumes are visible, discard homemade goodies, expert advises

10/24/2014
Researchers Say Antibiotics in Fish a Health Concern

Although levels are below government limits, scientists believe it contributes to antibiotic resistance

10/24/2014
Childhood Peanut Allergy May Be Linked to Skin Gene Mutation

Study bolsters the dual-allergen-exposure theory, expert says

10/24/2014
Teens Who Dine With Their Families May Be Slimmer Adults

Study found eating meals together once or twice a week was tied to lower risk of becoming overweight

10/22/2014
Study Finds U.S. Diets Still Contain Too Many Bad Fats

Americans need fewer trans and saturated fats, and more omega-3 fatty acids

10/21/2014
Use Chia Seeds With Caution, Researcher Warns

Never eat them dry, especially if you have swallowing problems, expert says

10/21/2014
10/20/2014
Mouse Study Suggests Antibiotics May Aid Salmonella's Spread in Animals

Experts say findings have troubling implications for use of drugs to treat livestock

10/18/2014
Dieters May Be Thwarted by Absence of Healthy Foods

Study finds easy access to nutritious fare important for successful weight loss

10/17/2014
Frequent Dining Out Might Widen Your Waistline, Study Finds

People who ate out a lot also had worse cholesterol levels than those who dined at home

10/17/2014
Health Tip: Watch Your Family's Portion Sizes

Use smaller plates and bowls

10/17/2014
Health Tip: Enjoy Your Coffee, But ...

Don't overdo the sweeteners and added fats

10/16/2014
'To Burn Off Calories in This Soda, Walk 5 Miles'

Teens drank fewer sugary drinks when energy content info was converted to exercise, study found

10/16/2014
If You Do Gain Weight, Polyunsaturated Fats May Prevent Some Damage

Sunflower oil linked to better cholesterol readings, study finds

10/16/2014
Healthy Lifestyle May Boost Breast Cancer Survival

Proper diet, exercise, weight control among factors that may help, experts say

10/14/2014
Another Study Links Mediterranean Diet to Better Heart Health

Healthy eating may not always prevent metabolic syndrome, but may reverse it

10/13/2014
Broccoli Compound Shows Promise for Autism Symptoms in Small Study

Researchers caution that not everyone improved, and findings are preliminary

10/13/2014
Eating Disorders May Start in Elementary School

They're often linked with other mental health issues, researchers say

10/13/2014
Calm, Positive Family Meals May Help Keep Kids Slim

Having both parents present, eating in kitchen also linked to healthier weights, researchers report

10/10/2014
Even Decaf Coffee May Help the Liver

New study echoes prior findings and suggests caffeine isn't the key ingredient in the effect

10/10/2014
Healthy Habits Might Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk

Men in particular would benefit from 5 lifestyle practices, researchers say

10/9/2014
Fried Foods Linked to Raised Risk of Diabetes in Pregnancy

Seven or more weekly portions of greasy fare may double odds, researchers say

10/9/2014
Health Tip: Enjoy the Fruits (and Veggies) of Autumn

Suggestions for nutritious fall produce

10/8/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Choices May Cut Women's Stroke Risk

Following 5 healthy habits halved chances of most common kind of brain attack, study suggests