Food and Nutrition News

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8/1/2017
Rich, Well-Educated Get Bigger Bang for Buck From Mediterranean Diet

Researchers suspect food quality may account for the difference

7/28/2017
Are You Eating for the Wrong Reasons?

Getting over an overeating habit

7/28/2017
Could a Little Alcohol Lower Your Diabetes Risk?

Daily drink or two may provide a bit of protection, study suggests, but one expert skeptical

7/27/2017
7/25/2017
'Diet Foods' to Skip

Lighten up on these substitutes

7/24/2017
Does Your Child Really Have a Food Allergy?

Food sensitivity and intolerance may be mistaken for allergic reaction, even by doctors

7/23/2017
A Reminder That Meds and Grapefruit Don't Always Mix

Could be a dangerous combination, depending on the drug

7/22/2017
The Scoop on Avoiding 'Brain Freeze'

Pain occurs when cold food touches the back of the palate, neurologist says

7/21/2017
Here's Why a Soda With That Burger Is Especially Fattening

High-sugar drinks combined with protein triggers extra fat storage by body, study finds

7/20/2017
Good Diet, Exercise While Pregnant Could Cut C-section Risk

These healthy habits also lower odds for other obstetric complications, study shows

7/19/2017
Resisting the Seduction of a Buffet

Tricks to keep from overindulging

7/17/2017
Teens Keep Building Bone After They Stop Growing: Study

10 percent of bone mass accumulates after teens reach their adult height, making healthy habits a must

7/17/2017
Not All Plant Foods Are Equal

Analysis found that only healthy fruits, vegetables and grains guarded against heart disease

7/17/2017
A Healthy Diet May Help Ward Off Dementia

New studies suggest that, yes, eating right could boost your brain function

7/17/2017
Could Artificial Sweeteners Raise Your Odds for Obesity?

Products won't lead to significant weight loss and are even tied to weight gain, research review finds

7/14/2017
Sound Sleep May Help You Junk the Junk Food

Well-rested workers less likely to overeat after a stressful day, study finds

7/13/2017
Health Tip: Getting Toddlers to Try New Foods

If at first you don't succeed, try again

7/12/2017
Better Diet, Longer Life?

A large study suggests you're never too old to benefit from a commitment to eating healthier

7/12/2017
Weighing Portions Adds Up to Weight Loss

Put an end to guesstimating calories with simple tools

7/11/2017
Docs Should Counsel Even Healthy People on Diet, Exercise, Experts Say

Influential panel urges doctors to talk to low-risk adults about lifestyle

7/10/2017
Daily Jolt of Java May Bring Longer Life

Two large studies boost potential benefits of coffee, and one looked at consumption in all races

7/10/2017
Reset Your Taste Buds for Less Sugar

Artificial sweeteners aren't the answer

7/10/2017
Sugary Drinks in Pregnancy Tied to Heavier Kids Later

2 or more sweet drinks a day in second trimester linked to an extra 2 pounds in 8-year-olds

7/7/2017
Health Tip: Enjoy a Vegetarian Meal

Animal products don't have to be on the menu

7/6/2017
Cancer Deaths Higher in Rural America, CDC Reports

Agency head calls persistent geographic gap a 'significant public health problem'

7/6/2017
Could a Sweet Tooth in Pregnancy Spur Allergies in Kids?

As maternal sugar intake rose, so did allergies and asthma in kids by age 7, study found

7/5/2017
Why Chopping Onions Makes You Cry

Eye doctor explains how they release a noxious gas when cut

7/4/2017
7 Ways to Cut 50 Calories Every Day

Small adjustments can add up to diet success

7/3/2017
Probiotic Supplements Failed to Prevent Babies' Infections

Benefits of breast-feeding might have overshadowed any potential protective effects, doctors suggest

7/3/2017
Health Tip: Are My Toddler's Eating Habits Normal?

Signs that parents shouldn't worry

6/30/2017
Think Safety First When Dining Outdoors

Tips for keeping food fresh at picnics and BBQs

6/30/2017
Health Tip: When Adults Offer Kids Food

Make sure children are getting the right message

6/28/2017
Getting Kids in the Habit of Healthy Eating

Try making good food fun at home

6/28/2017
Community Intervention May Aid Fight Against Childhood Obesity

Harvard study finds small successes in two Massachusetts-based programs

6/27/2017
Health Tip: Create a Food-and-Activity Journal

It can help overall health and weight loss

6/25/2017
Avoid a Nasty Surprise From the Barbecue Grill

Wire-bristle cleaning brushes pose an injury risk

6/23/2017
Fish Eaters Report Less Rheumatoid Arthritis Pain

Study suggests most fish may play role in controlling symptoms

6/22/2017
Tips to Curb Nighttime Eating

Don't undo a day of dieting with late snacks

6/20/2017
Many Americans May Be Taking Too Much Vitamin D

Study finds more people are exceeding the upper daily limit of what is considered safe

6/20/2017
Breaking Bad (Eating Habits)

How to change your relationship with food

6/20/2017
Health Tip: Make a Bright, Healthy Plate

Suggestions for adding color to meals

6/19/2017
Most Mothers Have Been Victims of 'Mommy-Shaming,' Poll Finds

Criticism of parenting skills usually comes from family members, on topics from discipline to diet

6/17/2017
Cooking Out? Don't Forget Your Food Thermometer

Keeping everything at a safe temperature will help prevent food-borne illnesses

6/15/2017
Natural Treatment for Diabetes?

A compound found in broccoli may help control blood sugar levels with patients with type 2 diabetes, new study finds.

6/14/2017
Broccoli Extract Shows Promise for Type 2 Diabetes

But supplement only seems to help a certain group of people with the disease

6/13/2017
FDA Puts Brakes on Rule Requiring New 'Nutrition Facts' Label

Trump administration delays the Obama-era changes, and dietitians cry foul

6/13/2017
Protein Powerhouses

5 nutritious ideas for every diet

6/12/2017
Could Your Breakfast Cloud Your Judgment?

Responses to unfair financial offer differed after high-carb versus high-protein meal, study found

6/12/2017
'Beans' or 'Sizzlin' Beans:' Words Get People Eating Healthier

Simple changes to a cafeteria's veggie descriptions caused a big change in choices, study found

6/9/2017
The Facts on Flax

A nutrition powerhouse in a tiny package