Food and Nutrition News

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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

3/14/2014
Health Tip: Create Good Eating Habits

Start with a healthy breakfast

3/14/2014
Health Tip: Limit Food Portions

And help make it easier to lose weight

3/13/2014
'Five-Second' Food Rule May Be Real, Study Finds

Microbiology professor and students test the theory, find it isn't just a myth

3/12/2014
Protein From Meat, Fish May Help Men Age Well

But Japanese study saw no such benefits for women

3/7/2014
Health Tip: Baking With Less Sugar

Don't be afraid to cut back

3/5/2014
Balanced Diet During Pregnancy May Lower Risk of Preterm Delivery

Increasing intake of healthy foods more important than eliminating unhealthy foods, study finds

3/4/2014
High-Protein Diets in Middle Age Might Shorten Life Span

But same study found the reverse was true when people reached old age

3/4/2014
Schools Add More Fruits, Veggies to the '3 Rs'

And food waste hasn't increased because of the new guidelines, study finds

3/4/2014
Health Tip: Choose Heart-Healthy Proteins

Gain the benefit without the fat

3/4/2014
Health Tip: Serve Kids Power Foods

Keep your young ones well energized

3/3/2014
Diet to Reduce Blood Pressure May Also Stave Off Kidney Stones

Study found DASH diet just as effective, less limiting, than traditional eating plan

2/28/2014
Rising Fresh Produce Prices Tied to Higher Risk of Child Obesity

However, study also found similar effect with cost of fast food

2/28/2014
'Eating for Two' During Pregnancy Could Pack on Too Many Pounds

Small study found those who closely watched weight gain did better

2/28/2014
Early Signs That High-Calorie Diet May Help With Lou Gehrig's Disease

Regimen that boosted carbohydrate intake seemed to work best, researchers say, but more study needed

2/27/2014
FDA's New Food Labels Would Focus on Calories, Sugar Content

Another goal: give consumers a better understanding of realistic serving sizes

2/26/2014
Teens Who Indoor Tan Often Take Other Health Risks: Survey

CDC study tied practice to binge drinking, drug use and extreme weight control measures

2/25/2014
Feeding Cats Smaller, More Frequent Meals Might Make Them Friskier

Changing dietary patterns to increase activity could help curb feline obesity, researchers say

2/25/2014
U.S. Obesity Rate Shows Signs of Leveling Off

CDC study finds very young children seem to be slimming down, but more older women are obese

2/25/2014
2/24/2014
Chemicals in 'Western' Diet Show Alzheimer's-Like Effects in Mice

Whether findings might apply to humans remains to be seen

2/24/2014
Vegetarian Diet May Help Lower Blood Pressure, Research Suggests

Japanese review of 39 studies shows a meatless menu might boost cardiovascular health, but the findings are preliminary

2/22/2014
Students' Health Habits Tied to School Success

Fitness, nutrition, proper sleep and TV restrictions appeared to make a difference in study of city kids

2/21/2014
Monkey Research Shows How Omega-3 Fatty Acids Help the Brain

Scientists found it boosted development of complex networks involved in thinking

2/21/2014
Health Tip: Cut Down on Sugar

Watch how much you eat and drink

2/17/2014
Health Tip: Pack the Right Sports Snacks

To help your young athlete succeed

2/14/2014
Can Vitamin C Ward Off Stroke?

Researchers can't say for sure, but brain bleeds were more common among those with low levels of the vitamin

2/14/2014
Food Price Hikes May Affect Those With Type 2 Diabetes

USDA study finds glucose levels increase as produce, low-fat dairy become more costly

2/14/2014
For a Sugar-Free Valentine's Day...

Here are some alternative gifts for a loved one with diabetes

2/12/2014
Health Tip: Staying Healthy Is a Family Affair

Don't let the kids go it alone

2/10/2014
New Obesity Weapon: Kids Teaching Kids

Children more likely to listen to peers than adults, study suggests

2/10/2014
2/10/2014
Energy Drinks, Coffee Increasing Sources of Caffeine for Kids, CDC Says

Effects of excessive caffeine intake on youngsters aren't yet known, experts warn

2/8/2014
Don't Pressure Preschoolers to Overeat, Experts Say

Filling their own plate may help young kids learn to understand their body's hunger cues

2/6/2014
Want to Keep the Weight Off? Weekday Meals May Be Key

Study found most people weighed more after weekend, but those who cut back during week were thinner

2/6/2014
Could Low-Fat Yogurt Help Ward Off Diabetes?

British study also found reduced risk with other fermented dairy products

2/5/2014
Boosting Access to Healthier Grocery Stores Might Not Improve Eating Habits

Study suggests putting stores in poor neighborhoods isn't enough; promotional efforts also needed

2/4/2014
Another Win for the Mediterranean-Style Diet

Firefighters who followed it most closely saw less weight gain, lower risk of heart trouble

2/4/2014
'Gastric Banding' Patients Often Have Dietary Issues, Study Finds

Weight-loss surgery may lead to nutritional deficiencies; supplements and counseling urged

2/4/2014
Health Tip: Eating a Vegetarian Diet

It may offer health benefits

2/3/2014
Added Sugar in Diet Tied to Death Risk From Heart Trouble

Sugar can be 'hidden' in savory foods as well as desserts and soda, experts note

2/3/2014
U.S. Teens Eat Too Much Salt, Hiking Obesity Risk: Study

Researchers found that kids consume at least twice the recommended daily amounts

2/3/2014
Many Parents of Obese Children Underestimate Their Weight

And parents of normal-weight kids often think they're too thin, review found

2/2/2014
Docs Detail Healthy Food Choices for Super Bowl Sunday

Pace yourself, pass on junk food, throw in some veggie alternatives

1/31/2014
Many College Students Fear Going Hungry at Some Point: Survey

Factors include rising costs, lack of support even among those with jobs

1/31/2014
Blood Test Might Help Tell When Peanut Allergy Is Gone: Study

Findings might one day benefit patients who go through therapy to build up resistance to allergen