Food and Nutrition News

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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

10/8/2014
Chain Restaurants Cutting Calories

Many offering new selections that have roughly 12 percent fewer calories, researchers report

10/7/2014
Some People Are Born Java Junkies, Study Suggests

Research identifies genes linked to the body's response to caffeine in coffee

10/6/2014
The Heavier Your Fellow Diners, the More You May Eat

When companion was overweight, people ate more food, less healthy food, researchers found

10/2/2014
Health Tip: Choosing Mouth-Healthy Foods

Edibles that are better for your teeth

10/1/2014
Infant's Early Diet Doesn't Change Celiac Disease Risk, Study Finds

Breast-feeding, waiting to introduce foods with gluten didn't prevent autoimmune disorder

10/1/2014
Healthy Lifestyle Before Pregnancy May Cut Gestational Diabetes Risk

Factors that appear to lower odds include healthy weight, exercise and no smoking

10/1/2014
Health Tip: Plan Ahead for Healthy Dinners

And avoid last-minute stress

9/26/2014
Health Tip: Keep Your Child's Weight Down

Or he could become obese later

9/25/2014
Junk Food Cravings Linked to Brain Lapse

Reduced activity in the area that controls self-restraint can boost high-calorie cravings, study shows

9/24/2014
Study: Family-Based Therapy Can Aid Those With Anorexia

Teaching parents to help their children with eating behaviors may lead to faster weight gain, researchers say

9/24/2014
Soda Giants Pledge to Make Calorie Cuts in Their Drinks

Effort aimed at curbing U.S. obesity epidemic; health experts call it positive step to boost public health

9/22/2014
Study: Healthy Lifestyle Behaviors May Prevent 80 Percent of Heart Attacks

Men who follow 5 guidelines dramatically cut their risk, researchers say

9/22/2014
Health Woes to Worsen Due to Climate Change, Study Warns

Experts predict surge in breathing problems, infections and food shortages

9/21/2014
College Women Can Use Food Strategies, Study Finds

Freshmen unsure that they'll make the right choices

9/19/2014
Health Tip: Getting More Whole Grains

Include one in your breakfast menu

9/18/2014
Health Tip: Why Proteins Are Essential

They're the body's building blocks

9/17/2014
PTSD Link to Food Addiction Seen in Report

Study finds women with worst PTSD more likely to be addicted to food, but it's not clear if one causes the other

9/17/2014
Artificial Sweeteners May Raise Blood Sugar Levels: Study

Scientists saw changes in helpful gut bacteria, which can affect some people's ability to process glucose

9/17/2014
Major U.S. Food Makers Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Products: Report

16 companies exceeded pledge, but more work needed, experts say

9/12/2014
Hog Workers May Bring Drug-Resistant Bacteria Home

Almost half persistently tested positive for livestock-linked germs, small study finds

9/12/2014
Salty Foods May Double Smokers' Risk of Rheumatoid Arthritis

About half of raised risk from tobacco tied to interaction with too much sodium, study finds

9/12/2014
Eat More Fish, Save Your Hearing?

Two or more servings weekly might prevent or delay chronic health problem for women, research suggests

9/12/2014
9/11/2014
Golden Retriever Study Sniffs for Cancer Clues

Researchers enrolling 3,000 dogs to learn about risk factors for canine disease

9/11/2014
Obese People May Be More Vulnerable to Food Cues

Eating might be less rewarding and more habitual for them, research suggests

9/11/2014
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Beverages

And avoid extra calories

9/10/2014
Cutting Calories May Ease Sleep Apnea in Obese, Study Finds

Brazilian researchers say calorie restrictions also can lower blood pressure in that group of people

9/9/2014
Nine of 10 American Kids Eat Too Much Salt: CDC

Almost half of daily intake comes from the 10 foods they eat most

9/9/2014
Small Study Hints Fish Oil Might Ease Tough-to-Treat Epilepsy

People taking the low-dose omega-3 supplements had fewer monthly seizures, but more research is needed

9/4/2014
Study Links Potassium to Fewer Strokes in Older Women

But it's not clear if foods rich in this nutrient actually caused the lower risk

9/4/2014
Is Soy a Foe to Women With Breast Cancer?

Study raises questions about the effect of its estrogen-like properties

9/4/2014
Health Tip: Drugs and Foods Can Interact

And some people are at greater risk of problems

9/3/2014
Farm Antibiotics May Be Linked to Food Allergies

Girl's severe reaction traced to streptomycin-treated blueberries

9/2/2014
More Evidence Breast-Feeding Lowers Child's Risk of Infections, Allergies

Human milk contains important immunological protection for children, study authors say

9/2/2014
Quality of U.S. Diet Improves, Slightly

But Americans still eat too few vegetables and too much salt, survey finds

9/2/2014
Action-Packed TV a Threat to Your Waistline?

Viewers of fast-paced films filled up on more snacks, study found

9/1/2014
Train Your Brain to Choose Fruit Salad Over French Fries

Study found program seemed to make low-cal fare an easy choice for a small group of overweight people

8/29/2014
Health Tip: Teach Your Child to Read Food Labels

Have the child check each snack's nutrition

8/28/2014
Health Tip: Eating When You're Not Hungry

Things that may spur unhealthy habit

8/26/2014
Diet, Exercise Counseling Urged for Overweight Americans With Heart Risks

Task force guidelines could apply to half of U.S. adults

8/22/2014
Read Food Labels to Combat Childhood Obesity

Dietitian shares shopping guidelines

8/22/2014
Health Tip: Healthy Grilling Options

Choose from a variety of meats, veggies and fruit

8/21/2014
Consumer Reports Advises Pregnant Women to Avoid Tuna

Guideline is prompted by concerns about mercury exposure

8/19/2014
Health Tip: Teach Children Not to Waste Food

Make sure school lunch has food they'll eat

8/18/2014
Big Drop in U.S. Heart-Related Hospitalizations and Deaths, Study Finds

Lifestyle changes, wider use of medications driving the trend, researchers say

8/18/2014
Lunchbox Hygiene Helps Prevent Foodborne Illness, Expert Says

Pack a paper towel or wax paper so kids don't set food down on dirty tables

8/14/2014
Nearly 1 in 5 Americans Drinks at Least 1 Soda a Day: CDC

Of 18 states surveyed, Mississippi had highest rate with 32 percent of adults downing a daily soda

8/14/2014
Popular Southern Fare May Harm Your Kidneys

Study finds fatty, sugary foods raise risk of death linked to organ trouble