Food and Nutrition News

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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
Health Tip: Make Time for Breakfast

And help your toddler get a healthy start

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

Study suggests whole grains might be particularly important

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