Food and Nutrition News

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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

8/13/2014
Malnutrition Threatens Many U.S. Seniors Seen at ERs

Depression, dental problems, difficulty buying groceries among most common reasons, study finds

8/11/2014
Health Tip: Brush Up on Nutrition for Back to School

Start the year with a healthy eating plan

8/9/2014
Plan Children's Meals That Make the Grade

Put healthy foods on your back-to-school shopping list, dietitian advises

8/8/2014
School Vending-Machine Bans May Not Boost Kids' Nutrition: Study

Comprehensive school policies are needed, researchers say

8/8/2014
Poorly Packed Lunches Can Cause Food Poisoning

Health officials share tips for keeping perishables safe

8/8/2014
Experts Issue Guidelines for Treating Irritable Bowel Syndrome

Certain interventions may ease IBS, while others work against chronic constipation

8/7/2014
Eating Out Equals Eating More

Study found dining at fast-food spots, restaurants added 200 calories a day, on average

8/7/2014
8/6/2014
Health Tip: Feeding Your Body Essential Nutrients

Here's what you should be eating

8/5/2014
'Immunonutrition' Ill-Advised for ICU Patients on Feeding Tube, Study Says

Adding agents to boost immune system might actually be harmful

8/5/2014
Health Tip: Give Kids Nutritious Meals

Suggestions for healthy offerings

8/4/2014
Health Tip: Protecting Children's Teeth

Don't put juice in baby's bottle

8/1/2014
Food Is a Common Choking Hazard for Kids, Doctor Says

Experts warn that children under 5 are most vulnerable

7/31/2014
Kids' Lunch Boxes Often Fall Short on Nutrition

Less than one-third of home meals met federal standards for school-served foods, study finds

7/30/2014
Make Kids' Weight Loss a Family Affair, Study Suggests

If parent and preschooler are both overweight, tackling it together works best, researchers say

7/30/2014
Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

7/30/2014
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

7/29/2014
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

7/29/2014
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

7/29/2014
Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies

Meat isn't the only grill-able food

7/28/2014
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

7/28/2014
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

7/25/2014
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

7/25/2014
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

7/24/2014
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

7/23/2014
Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s

7/21/2014
Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

7/21/2014
Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

7/20/2014
Food Safety Tips for the Summer

Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

7/18/2014
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary

It may help you lose weight

7/17/2014
Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

7/16/2014
Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

7/16/2014
Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks

Skip offerings from concession stands