Food and Nutrition News

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Article Title
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

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