Food and Nutrition News

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4/30/2014
Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast

And help your toddler get a healthy start

4/29/2014
Ironclad Findings About Red Meat's Harms?

Analysis of 21 studies may bolster case against a diet of steak

4/29/2014
'Breast Milk Banks' Gain in Popularity

Experts say they're safer than online milk-sharing sources

4/29/2014
Health Tip: Reducing Your Risk of Stress Fractures

Get lots of vitamin D and calcium

4/28/2014
Health Tip: Why Am I Overweight?

Factors that contribute to weight gain

4/25/2014
Statin Users Eating More Bad Food Than a Decade Ago, Study Shows

Doctors need to re-emphasize importance of healthy diet to patients, researcher says

4/24/2014
Health Tip: Eat Healthy

Use your plate as a blueprint

4/22/2014
Could Cow Fertilizer Help Spread Antibiotic Resistance?

Researchers found high levels of genes for drug resistance in manure from dairy cattle

4/18/2014
Restaurants in Poor Areas Push Unhealthy Foods, Study Finds

Making good meal choices is harder, researcher says

4/18/2014
How to Make 'Low-Cal' Menu Options More Palatable

Study authors recommend not grouping these dishes together

4/18/2014
Appetite, Taste Changes Reported After Weight-Loss Surgery

Sense of smell also altered for some patients in British study

4/18/2014
More People Worldwide Eating 'Healthy' Fats, Study Finds

But consumption of harmful fats stuck at same levels as 20 years ago

4/17/2014
Salmonella Cases Dip in U.S., But Food Poisoning Rates Remain High

New CDC report finds certain contaminants, such as Vibrio and E. coli, on the rise

4/17/2014
School Bans on Chocolate Milk May Backfire

Kids ended up drinking less fat-free white milk, too, Oregon study finds

4/16/2014
Crunchy or Smooth? Food's Texture May Sway Perception of Calories

When study participants were thinking about calories, they ate more of the crunchier items, less of the soft

4/14/2014
Feed a Spouse, Starve an Argument?

Study using voodoo dolls suggests irritable partners should grab a snack before speaking

4/11/2014
Vegetables in Childhood May Benefit Breast Health

Girls who ate carotenoid-rich foods less likely to have breast conditions, study finds

4/10/2014
Health Tip: Eating Fish During Pregnancy

Avoid types that harbor lots of mercury

4/9/2014
High-Fat Diet May Boost Breast Cancer Risk

Study found women who ate the most saturated fat were more likely to develop tumors

4/9/2014
Obesity-Related Enzyme Targeted in Mouse Study

Findings suggest new way to prompt body to burn extra energy

4/9/2014
Free Drinking Water Available to Most U.S. Kids at School Lunch

Study found Southern schools doing best at meeting USDA rule

4/8/2014
4/7/2014
Beans, Lentils, Peas: Your Recipe for Lower Cholesterol?

Review of 26 studies finds one serving per day tied to healthier arteries, especially in men

4/7/2014
Drinking Milk May Slow Knee Arthritis in Women, Study Finds

Same effect was not seen in men, and high cheese intake was tied to poorer knee health

4/7/2014
Health Tip: Why Your Body Needs Fat

And which fats are the healthier choices

4/3/2014
Could Coffee Lower Death Risk From Liver Cirrhosis?

Large study from China suggests 2 daily cups might offer protection in cases of non-viral hepatitis

4/2/2014
Health Tip: Avoid Weight Gain During Menopause

Eat right and get plenty of exercise

4/2/2014
Jury Still Out on Benefits of Vitamin D

One of two reviews suggests it may help people live longer, but finding is not definitive

4/1/2014
Monkeys on Very-Low-Cal Diet Lived Longer, Healthier Lives

Jury is still out on whether such regimens could do the same for humans, experts say

4/1/2014
Fruits and Veggies May Reduce Death Risk, Study Suggests

Large 12-year review found the more daily portions you eat, the better off you are

3/31/2014
Can Diet Soft Drinks Contribute to Heart Trouble in Women?

Those who consumed the most had highest risk, but the study results are preliminary

3/28/2014
Many Kids May Have High Cholesterol, Regardless of Weight

Abnormal levels seen in 1 of 3 children, possibly raising future heart disease risk, researcher says

3/27/2014
Vitamin D Deficiency May Be Linked to Heart Disease

Low levels raise odds for clogged arteries, preliminary results suggest

3/27/2014
Cholesterol Levels Spike During Winter Months, Study Finds

Tendency to eat more, exercise less when it's cold and snowy outside may explain trend

3/27/2014
'Grazing' Appears No Better for Weight Loss Than Standard Meals

Daily calories, not how often you eat, are what matter, study finds

3/27/2014
3/25/2014
Toddlers Who Sleep Less May Eat More

Short sleepers might be at greater risk for obesity, study suggests

3/23/2014
College Women: Have a Healthy Spring Break

FDA has tips on sun safety, medication, staying hydrated and more

3/22/2014
Ways to Cut Your Colon Cancer Risk

Experts advise regular screenings, high-fiber foods and exercise

3/21/2014
Chronically Ill Americans May Skip Meds to Afford Food

Study finds that people with health issues who don't qualify for assistance often must choose either 'treat or eat'

3/21/2014
Health Tip: Eat Healthier at the Airport

Suggestions to avoid junk food

3/20/2014
Salt's Harm Evident in Heavy Teens, Study Finds

Cellular changes seen in 14- to 18-year-olds

3/19/2014
Genes May Influence Weight Gain From Fried Foods: Study

This 'biology driver' is minor in some people, powerful in others, expert says

3/18/2014
Water Myths Revisited, From Weight Loss to Hydration

Increasing intake won't help you shed pounds, expert says

3/18/2014
Scientists Probe Dark Chocolate's Health Secrets

Heart benefits may stem from reaction in stomach bacteria, research suggests

3/17/2014
Sweet, Salty Taste Preferences Tied Together in Kids

Study also suggests that children's growth and development affect their choices

3/17/2014
Daily Fish Oil Supplement May Not Help Your Heart: Studies

Get your omega-3s from food, not pills, experts suggest

3/17/2014
TV Time, Feeding Habits Set Babies Up for Obesity: Study

Practices that foster weight gain are common among U.S. parents, researchers say

3/16/2014
Keep Your Heart Healthy

Daily exercise, fruits and veggies, not smoking all help, cardiologist says

3/14/2014
Energy Drinks Popular With Troubled Teens, Study Says

Kids who are depressed or use alcohol or marijuana often consume the beverages, researchers report