Food and Nutrition News

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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

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