Food and Nutrition News

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4/21/2015
Health Tip: Have a Happy Family Meal

Skip the 'clean plate club' rule

4/20/2015
Health Tip: Live Healthier to Help Prevent Osteoporosis

Get weight-bearing exercise and increase dietary calcium

4/17/2015
For Breast-Feeding Moms, Tips on Eating for Two

U.S. health officials outline a healthy meal plan

4/13/2015
Health Tip: Spring Into Health With Seasonal Foods

Dine on these springtime favorites

4/12/2015
The Inside Dish on Barbecue Safety

Watching out for spoilage is critical, expert says

4/10/2015
Recalls of Ice Cream, Hummus Spur Listeria Warnings

CDC recommends safe handling, storage of foods

4/9/2015
Many U.S. Shoppers Choose Low-Salt Fare

Survey found about a third opt for healthier grocery items, although experts say labels could be improved

4/6/2015
Weight Watchers, Jenny Craig Beat Other Commercial Diet Plans, Study Finds

However, other programs haven't done long-term, randomized trials

4/3/2015
Easter Doesn't Have to Be a Diet Disaster

Heart group offers tips for a healthier holiday

4/3/2015
Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices When Ordering Pizza

These healthier substitutions can help

4/2/2015
Packaged Grocery Foods Often High in Salt, Study Finds

Many cold cuts, pizza, packaged meals contain too much sodium to be labeled healthy

4/1/2015
Health Tip: Cook Healthier With a Slow Cooker

Suggestions for crock pot use

3/31/2015
Steer Clear of Raw Milk, Researchers Warn

Risk of foodborne illness is much greater without pasteurization

3/31/2015
Eat Right to Protect Your Sight

Oily fish, broccoli and berries may benefit your eyes, expert says

3/31/2015
Benefits of Iron Supplements Unclear for Pregnant Women, Young Children

Task force concludes there's too little information to recommend screening for deficiencies

3/31/2015
Health Tip: Plan for Healthy Meals on a Budget

Strategies to help you eat well for less

3/30/2015
Lots of Leafy Greens Might Shield Aging Brains, Study Finds

Vitamin K thought to slow deterioration

3/30/2015
Could an Apple a Day Help Keep the Pharmacist Away?

Study finds no effect on doctor visits, but a slight decrease in need for prescription meds

3/30/2015
U.S. Kids Getting Fewer Daily Calories From Fast Food

But one-third still eating it every day, study finds

3/30/2015
Processed Foods the Biggest Chunk of Calories in U.S. Groceries: Study

These items tend to have more fat, sugar and salt than unprocessed foods, researchers say

3/27/2015
Free School Breakfasts Appear to Boost Kids' Grades

Math, reading and science scores better in schools that subsidized morning meals

3/27/2015
Could a Diet Help Shield You From Alzheimer's?

Scientists say the MIND eating plan significantly reduces risk of the brain disorder

3/27/2015
3/26/2015
3 Drinks Per Day May Raise Liver Cancer Risk, But Coffee Lowers It

Expert panel looked at data on over 8 million people to come up with risk factors for the disease

3/26/2015
3/25/2015
3/24/2015
Tips to Make Healthy School Lunches Kids Will Actually Eat

Expert says keep loose teeth and time constraints in mind when choosing foods

3/24/2015
More Whole Grains May Boost Life Span

But study found you'll need to eat a lot to gain most benefit

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