Food and Nutrition News

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3/24/2015
Storing Cocoa Pods Longer May Make Chocolate Healthier

Study finds processing change results in beans with more antioxidants, better flavor

3/23/2015
Chef's Input Helps Make School Meals Healthier, Study Finds

Students chose more veggies, fruits after cafeterias got professional consultation

3/20/2015
Gene-Modified Apples, Potatoes Safe to Eat, FDA Says

Regulators also said they are as nutritious as conventional produce

3/19/2015
L.A. Law Curbing Fast Food Didn't Cut Obesity Rates: Study

Most eateries in targeted neighborhoods were too small to be affected by zoning law, researcher says

3/17/2015
Kids' Bad Diets May Mean Worse Health as Adults

Cholesterol levels, weight results troubling for many children, study finds

3/17/2015
Dietary Dioxins Don't Seem to Increase Breast Cancer Risk: Study

But, researchers say more study needed to confirm findings

3/17/2015
Diet Sodas Linked to Widening Waistlines in Seniors: Study

But it's not clear whether the noncaloric drinks are a direct cause, experts say

3/16/2015
Health Tip: Dish Up a Healthy Party Buffet

And make the presentation fun

3/13/2015
Health Tip: Choose Healthier Fast Food for Kids

Here are some better selections

3/12/2015
U.S. Doctors, CDC Join Forces in New Diabetes Prevention Effort

Getting the millions of Americans at risk for type 2 tested is the first step, experts say

3/12/2015
Health Tip: Confused About Comfort Foods?

You may not have to give up your faves to lose weight

3/10/2015
Divorce May Mean Kids Down More Soft Drinks

Study found children whose parents had split or were separated consumed more sugary beverages

3/10/2015
Good Heart Health May Help Stave Off Dementia, Study Says

Poorer cardiac function linked to doubled odds for mental decline

3/10/2015
Depression May Worsen Problem of Obesity Among the Poor

Study found link between mental disorder, unhealthy nutritional choices in this high-risk population

3/10/2015
Health Tip: Benefits From Proper Diet and Exercise

Positives include better stress management

3/9/2015
Vegetarian Diet May Lower Colon Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Benefits greatest for fish eaters, researchers say

3/9/2015
3/6/2015
Nuts Linked to Better Heart Health for Teens

Three small handfuls a week lowered risk factors in study, but few kids eat enough

3/6/2015
Could the 'Love Hormone' Be a Weight-Loss Aid for Men?

In small study, oxytocin tied to reduced food intake

3/5/2015
Erratic Sleep May Make Teens Hungrier

Researcher says findings provide insight into obesity in young people

3/5/2015
Veggie-Rich Diets May Mean Lower Heart Risks

Study found people who ate more plant foods than animal products less likely to die from heart disease

3/4/2015
Another Study Finds Mediterranean Diet May Cut Heart Risks

People who followed it closely were 47 percent less likely to develop disease

3/4/2015
14 Percent of Toddlers May Be Drinking Coffee

Boston survey also found that 2.5 percent of 1-year-olds get a java jolt

3/3/2015
Fried Foods Tied to Raised Heart Failure Risk

Eaten regularly, they might boost chances as much as 68 percent, study finds

3/3/2015
Health Tip: Count Your Calories

Are you trying to maintain, lose or gain weight?

3/3/2015
Love Coffee? Your Heart May, Too

Three to five cups daily appeared to lower risk of clogged arteries, study says

3/2/2015
Nuts May Lengthen Your Life, Study Suggests

It hints, but doesn't prove, they might reduce risk of death from heart disease, other causes

3/2/2015
Health Tip: Recovering From a Run

Drink fluids and eat a snack

2/27/2015
When Babies Spit Up, Don't Panic

Expert offers tips on lowering chances of episodes, knowing when to worry

2/27/2015
Poor Diet Linked to Gestational Diabetes: Study

Women with history of the disorder eat fewer beans and green vegetables

2/27/2015
Health Tip: Offer Kids the 5 Food Groups

Here are suggested healthier choices

2/26/2015
Good Supermarkets in Poor Areas May Not Prompt Better Eating

Study found no change in availability of healthy foods for children in low-income homes

2/26/2015
Could a Bad Night's Sleep Make You Eat More Fatty Food?

Study suggests it might, raising the risk for potential weight gain

2/26/2015
2/25/2015
Additives in Processed Foods May Alter Gut Bacteria

Study in mice suggests changes might raise risk of bowel diseases and metabolic syndrome

2/24/2015
U.S. Officials Pinpoint Common Sources of Foodborne Illnesses

Almost 2 million Americans fall ill each year, report notes

2/23/2015
Arsenic in Well Water Can Raise Level in Baby Formula: Study

Researchers found overall amounts low, but recommend testing privately supplied tap water

2/23/2015
A Little Fat, Sugar OK for Kids If Diet Is Healthy: Study

Do what's necessary to make nutrient-rich foods palatable, pediatricians say

2/20/2015
U.S. Dietary Guidelines Take Aim at Sugar

And continue to endorse fruits, vegetables and unsaturated fats

2/20/2015
Multiple Sclerosis Linked to Lower Levels of Key Nutrients in Women

But researchers aren't sure whether differences are cause or effect of inflammatory disease

2/20/2015
2/19/2015
Healthy Eating Up Worldwide, But Unhealthy Eating Up Even More: Study

U.S. had one of the lowest-quality diets because of high consumption of bad foods

2/16/2015
Eating More Fiber Helped People Lose Weight, Researchers Report

Trial comparing simple dietary change to more complicated regimen found similar health benefits

2/16/2015
Health Tip: Getting Nutrition on the Go

What to eat before and after exercise

2/13/2015
Meat-Heavy, High-Acid Diet Poses Risk for Those With Kidney Disease: Study

Switching to regimen higher in fruits, veggies might help stave off organ failure, experts say

2/12/2015
Mediterranean Diet May Lower Stroke Risk, Study Finds

Researchers say healthy eating plan appears to cut odds of blood clot

2/12/2015
Proposed Dietary Guidelines Not a Green Light to Eat What You Want

People still need to limit foods with heart-damaging saturated fats and trans fats, nutritionists say

2/12/2015
Health Tip: Avoiding Menopausal Weight Gain

Suggestions to stay trim as you age

2/11/2015
Milk Lurks in Some Dark Chocolate, Posing Allergy Risk: FDA

You can't always believe what you read on a product's label, agency says

2/11/2015
Your Deli Sandwich May Come With a Side of Listeria, Study Finds

Nearly 1 in 10 samples from delis carried the dangerous bacteria, researchers say