Food and Nutrition News

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6/12/2014
Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests

But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

6/12/2014
When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

6/11/2014
Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke

Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

6/11/2014
Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water

Make sure it's completely covered

6/11/2014
Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

6/10/2014
Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

6/10/2014
Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food

Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

6/9/2014
FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula

Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

6/5/2014
Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?

Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

6/5/2014
Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control

Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing

6/4/2014
Health Tip: If You Aren't Hungry, Don't Eat

Avoid eating out of boredom

6/3/2014
Food Handlers Cause Most Food-Poisoning Cases

Norovirus spread in restaurants accounts for two-thirds of all outbreaks, CDC says

6/3/2014
Take Heart: Mediterranean Diet Combats Type 2 Diabetes, Study Says

It's especially beneficial to those at risk of heart disease, researcher contends

6/3/2014
Fish, Exercise May Help Thwart Colon Cancer's Return: Study

Healthy habits important even when you're sick, researcher says

6/3/2014
Health Tip: Cook Healthier

Trim fat from your diet

6/2/2014
More Evidence Links Poor Diet to Preterm Birth

Researchers focused on eating habits in the year before conception

6/2/2014
6/2/2014
Health Tip: Get Protein From Veggies

Here are good plant sources

5/30/2014
Could White Bread Be Making You Fat?

Risk of obesity higher with 2 or more portions daily, researchers say

5/29/2014
Fast Weight Loss May Mean Muscle Loss

Study volunteers eating 500 calories a day lost more muscle than those eating more than twice as much

5/29/2014
Obesity, Overweight Rates Jump Worldwide, Report Finds

And United States is home to highest proportion of world's obese people, researchers add

5/28/2014
Mediterranean Diet May Keep Kids Slimmer

Children who followed eating plan were 15 percent less likely to be overweight, study finds

5/28/2014
Health Tip: Create a Healthier Salad

Suggestions for what to add

5/27/2014
Kids' Snacking Gets Less Nutritious as They Age

With youngsters eating about three snacks daily, focus should be on healthy foods, says expert

5/27/2014
Your Income Might Influence Your Risk for Certain Cancers

Lifestyle-related disease, such as lung cancer, is more common among the poor, researchers find

5/27/2014
Iodine Deficiency Common in Pregnancy, Pediatricians Warn

Processed foods deprive women of iodized salt; supplementation recommended

5/22/2014
Yelp Can Help Spot Food Poisonings at Restaurants

The online review service was used to identify several foodborne outbreaks in New York City

5/22/2014
Consistent Protein Intake Key to Muscle Strength, Study Says

Many Americans consume too little early in the day

5/22/2014
Cheaper Food May Be Fueling U.S. Obesity Epidemic

Americans spend just one-tenth of disposable income on food, an historic low, study finds

5/21/2014
Diet Tied to Better Breathing in COPD Patients

Study suggests healthy eating might help improve lung function

5/21/2014
5/20/2014
FDA Approves New Artificial Sweetener

Advantame can be used to sweeten coffee, tea and as an ingredient in cooking

5/20/2014
Diet, Lifestyle Affect Prostate Cancer Risk, Studies Find

Eating high-fiber carbs, drinking less milk, avoiding diabetes and heart risk factors may help cut risk

5/19/2014
Mouse Study Hints at How Mediterranean Diet Protects the Heart

Researchers find unsaturated fats, vegetables combine to lower blood pressure

5/16/2014
People With High Blood Pressure Often Have a 'Salt Tooth'

Small new study suggests that some may have an unhealthy preference for saltier food

5/14/2014
Health Tip: Choose Healthy Snacks

Suggestions for busy students

5/14/2014
Health Tip: Trim the Fat From Meat

Suggestions from the American Heart Association

5/13/2014
Health Tip: Take Steps to Cut Cholesterol

Limit fats derived from animals

5/12/2014
Health Tip: Shop Smart at Farmers Markets

Don't forget a shopping list

5/12/2014
Health Tip: Dealing With Baby's Gas

Is mom eating foods that may contribute?

5/8/2014
Fruits and Veggies May Lower Stroke Risk

Aim for at least four to five a day, experts advise

5/8/2014
Many Iraq-Afghanistan War Vets Struggle to Find Enough Food: Study

25 percent face food insecurity, which triggers other woes, Minnesota researchers find

5/7/2014
Could Rising Carbon Dioxide Levels Strip Foods of Some Nutrients?

Study suggests significant decline in amounts of zinc, iron as CO2 becomes more abundant in the atmosphere

5/6/2014
Could Energy Drinks Be Wrong Choice for Some Teens?

Unhealthy behaviors may be more common in those who consume the beverages, research suggests

5/6/2014
Health Tip: Growing a Healthy Garden

Make sure your space gets enough sun

5/5/2014
Prenatal Fish Oil Supplements May Not Boost Child's Brain Health, Study Finds

Toddlers whose mothers took extra omega-3 daily were no smarter than other tots, researchers say

5/2/2014
One in 12 Older Americans Struggles to Afford Food: Study

Not eating enough raises risk of host of health problems, researcher says

5/2/2014
Does Higher-Priced Food Taste Better?

Study found diners who paid double enjoyed their meals more

4/30/2014
Health Tip: Help Manage IBS With Diet

Try these healthy eating strategies

4/30/2014
High-Fiber Diet May Aid Heart Attack Survivors

Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important