Food and Nutrition News

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1/29/2014
Lower Obesity Rates Due to Better Diets, Not Economy: Study

A decade of urging Americans to embrace healthier food habits appears to be paying off, researchers say

1/28/2014
Most Supermarket Coupons Promote Junk Food, Sugary Drinks: Study

Low-income customers left with few healthy choices, expert says

1/28/2014
Health Tip: Don't Give Raw Milk to Children

Make sure all dairy products are pasteurized

1/24/2014
Let Your Nose Guide You to Less Fatty Foods

Study finds people could spot high- and low-fat milk through smell alone

1/24/2014
FDA Wants to Update Food Labels

Goal is a better informed public

1/23/2014
1/22/2014
Fish Oil Might Guard Against Loss of Brain Cells

Study found women who ate the most omega-3s had greater brain volume

1/21/2014
Mediterranean Diet May Lower Risk of Clogged Leg Arteries

Study of older adults found reduced odds of peripheral artery disease when compared to low-fat diet

1/21/2014
Chocolate, Tea, Berries May Cut Diabetes Risk: Study

Substances found in some people's favorite foods appear to benefit blood sugar, inflammation levels

1/21/2014
Quinoa May Be Safe Grain for People With Celiac Disease

Small study found no ill effects from consumption, although longer-term studies are needed, experts say

1/20/2014
No Proof That 'Blood-Type' Diets Work: Study

Matching food choices to your blood type won't make you healthier, research suggests

1/20/2014
Health Tip: Eat Breakfast

Here's why it's important

1/17/2014
Fast Food Not Major Culprit in Kids' Obesity: Study

Poor overall dietary habits drive weight problems, experts say

1/17/2014
Americans Eating Better, Cutting Calories: USDA

Report also shows consumers using nutrition labels more, dining out less

1/16/2014
Do Diet Drinks Make You Eat More?

Study finds link between greater calorie consumption and low-calorie beverages in overweight adults

1/14/2014
Alternative Therapies Widely Used for Autism

Study finds many parents use them alongside conventional treatments to try to manage symptoms

1/9/2014
Food Companies Cut 6.4 Trillion Calories From Supermarket Shelves: Report

Honoring a pledge, 16 major companies went beyond their goals

1/8/2014
Cancer Prevention Guidelines Seem to Pay Off for Older Women

Large study found adherents were less likely to develop or die from disease

1/8/2014
Health Tip: Is Your Baby Eating Enough?

Here are potential signs of malnutrition

1/7/2014
Labeling Food With 'Stop' or 'Go' Colors Might Spur Healthier Diet

Cafeteria items marked green for healthy or red for junk food led to shift in buying habits, study found

1/6/2014
Mediterranean Diet Alone May Lower Diabetes Risk

Key ingredient of study: use of extra-virgin olive oil, not calorie counting or exercise

1/6/2014
1/3/2014
Slow Eating Might Help Curb Calories

Study found some people consume more when meals are rushed

12/31/2013
Health Tip: Weaning Baby From a Bottle

Don't try it during stressful times

12/30/2013
Peer Pressure May Influence Your Food Choices

Researchers found people were more likely to eat what they thought others were eating

12/30/2013
Health Tip: When Baby Spits Up Excessively

Here's what parents can do

12/29/2013
Tips to Jump-Start Your New Year's Resolutions

Expert advice on putting weight-loss, healthy-eating and exercise plans in motion

12/27/2013
Health Tip: Bulking Up on Food

Don't buy more than you can use

12/26/2013
Health Tip: Help Boost Your Immune System

Be sure to eat these recommended foods

12/25/2013
Food Safety Counts, Especially During the Holiday Season

Hand washing is key to preventing the spread of foodborne illnesses, expert advises

12/25/2013
Health Tip: Opt for Heart-Healthy Holiday Foods

Choose items rich in antioxidants

12/23/2013
Eating More Nuts During Pregnancy Might Help Prevent Allergies in Kids: Study

Experts say mothers who consume more nuts won't raise -- and might reduce -- risk in children

12/23/2013
Health Tip: Eat Smart

Don't overdo it at a restaurant

12/20/2013
Fiber-Rich Foods May Cut Your Risk of Heart Disease

International study looked at fiber from wide range of sources

12/19/2013
Study Finds Widespread Contamination in Chicken

Potentially harmful bacteria and antibiotic resistance common in 316 raw poultry samples tested

12/16/2013
Diabetes Drug Metformin Tied to Slight Weight Loss in Obese Kids

But, experts say drug isn't meant for that use, while diet and exercise have proven effective

12/16/2013
Doctors Warn Against Raw Milk for Kids, Pregnant Women

Policy statement from pediatricians' group bolstered by Minnesota study on foodborne illness

12/15/2013
Working Out May Help Counteract Holiday Eating

Men who overstuffed but exercised showed less harm to their health in study

12/13/2013
Low Vitamin B-12 Levels Tied to Bone Fractures in Older Men

Study followed Swedish seniors for six years

12/13/2013
Health Tip: Get Enough Calcium

Green, leafy vegetables are great sources

12/11/2013
Gut Bacteria Shift Quickly After Changes in Diet, Study Shows

Number and type of gut microbes shifted within a day of eating plant- or animal-based foods exclusively

12/11/2013
Probiotics Don't Prevent Childhood Asthma, Study Finds

But they may have other benefits, including prevention of eczema

12/11/2013
Health Tip: Go Easy on the Gravy

And lighten the fat content

12/10/2013
Potentially Helpful Omega-3 Fatty Acids Can Cross to Brain: Study

Finding might have implications for Alzheimer's treatment, although more work must be done

12/6/2013
Switching to Healthier Eating May Cost You More

Following a healthy diet runs about $1.50 more a day than junk food, study finds

12/5/2013
Health Tip: Reading Food Labels

Note serving sizes and percentage daily values

12/4/2013
Could Good Manners Help Spur Holiday Weight Gain?

People may choose less healthy foods to avoid offending someone heavier, study finds

12/2/2013
Energy Drinks Affect Heart, MRI Scans Show

Small, early study found contraction rate sped up after people downed beverage

11/28/2013
Health Tip: Avoid Holiday Weight Gain

Regular exercise is a key preventative

11/28/2013
Health Tip: Keep Diabetes in Check

Suggestions for holiday eating