Food and Nutrition News

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6/20/2013
James Gandolfini's Death From Heart Trouble at 51 a Sign of the Times

Doctors say more middle-aged Americans suffer cardiac problems, and they're often due to unhealthy lifestyles

6/20/2013
Timing Is Everything When Eating Fruits, Vegetables

Study found that when they're eaten and how they're stored can determine their nutritional value

6/20/2013
Women Fret More Over Weight Gain in College

Guys seem okay with the extra pounds, study finds

6/18/2013
Health Tip: Cook With Lean Dairy Products

Cut the fat without losing calcium

6/17/2013
Red Meat Linked to Increased Diabetes Risk

Large study finds higher consumption increases risk, but experts are at odds with findings

6/17/2013
Health Tip: If You Have Braces

Don't eat too many sugar foods

6/17/2013
Skipping Breakfast May Raise Diabetes Risk

Overweight women who ate morning meal had lower blood sugar, better insulin response in small study

6/14/2013
Health Tip: Vary Your Child's School Lunch

Make it appealing and nutritious

6/13/2013
TV Commercials May Spur Junk Food Habit in Kids, Study Finds

Advertising exposure seems to up odds that preschoolers will become obese

6/12/2013
Soda Size Limits Could Aid Fight Against Obesity, Experts Say

Ban would mostly affect overweight Americans, and would not discriminate against poor, findings suggest

6/11/2013
Skepticism Needed When Buying Foods Labeled 'Healthy': Expert

Products to avoid include veggie chips, muffins and frozen yogurt, dietitian says

6/11/2013
CDC: 87 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix

All infections traced to product sold at Costco stores, agency says

6/10/2013
Junk Food Bans Help Schoolkids Avoid Unhealthy Snacks: Study

But most elementary schools are in districts or states that don't limit sales of fat, sugar, salt to students

6/10/2013
Tweaking Dietary Fat Mix Might Boost Prostate Cancer Survival

Men who subbed vegetable oils, avocados, nuts for animal fats fared better in study

6/10/2013
Health Tip: If You Use a Food Vending Machine

Look for these healthier choices

6/9/2013
Healthy Grilling Tips for Summer Barbecues

Enjoy outdoor cooking while keeping cancer risk to a minimum, expert urges

6/7/2013
Even Mild Weight Loss May Lower Diabetes Risk in Obese Teens

Study worked with adolescents and their families to boost activity, healthy eating

6/6/2013
Your Stroke Risk Can Shrink With 7 Lifestyle Changes

Controlling blood pressure is most important, large U.S. study found

6/6/2013
61 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix

CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

6/5/2013
49 Now Sickened in Hepatitis A Outbreak Tied to Frozen Berry Mix

CDC says recalled product was sold at Costco, Harris Teeter stores

6/4/2013
Minorities Harmed Most By Fast-Food Outlets Near School: Study

Effects on weight, exercise seem to be magnified for black, Hispanic teens, research suggests

6/4/2013
Listeria Food Poisoning Hits Elderly, Moms-to-Be Hardest: CDC

Most recent cases linked to soft cheeses, produce

6/4/2013
Health Tip: Pack a Bike-Friendly Snack

Bananas are a good choice

6/3/2013
Infant Care May Help Explain Race-Linked Obesity Gap

Black, Hispanic infants in study had solid foods sooner, more sugary drinks, less sleep

6/3/2013
Vegetarians May Live Longer

California research finds 12% lower risk of dying for those who don't eat meat

6/3/2013
More Proof Healthy Living, Not Smoking Pay Off

Positive lifestyle changes reduced risk of death 80 percent over 8 years, study says

5/31/2013
Childhood Abuse Tied to Food Addiction in Women: Study

Tendency to overeat is nearly doubled for those victimized as kids

5/24/2013
How Many Calories in Your Fast-Food Meal? Guess Again

Diners underestimated by as much as 500 calories in study

5/23/2013
5/23/2013
Low Prenatal Iodine May Affect Child's Brain Development

Mothers with deficiency had kids with lower IQs and reading ability, researchers say

5/23/2013
Too Few Kids Use Fast-Food Calorie Info, Study Finds

Girls and obese children are likelier to take advantage of this knowledge

5/22/2013
Health Tip: Make Healthy Foods Taste Better

Suggestions to spruce up your meals

5/20/2013
5/17/2013
Health Tip: Eating Vegetarian

Choose low-fat meat alternatives

5/16/2013
Living Near Fast-Food Outlets Might Boost Obesity Risk

Study of black Americans found link between having these restaurants nearby and being overweight

5/15/2013
Sugary Sodas, Fruit Punches May Raise Kidney Stone Risk: Study

It's important to stay hydrated, but water may be your best choice, experts say

5/15/2013
People With High Blood Pressure May Crave Salt

It's important to resist these cravings, study author says

5/14/2013
Most Americans Should Eat Less Salt: Report

But too little salt may also cause health problems, report authors add

5/14/2013
Health Tip: Bake With Less Sugar

You probably don't need as much as you've been using

5/13/2013
Typical Restaurant Meal Loaded With Fats, Salt, Calories: Studies

Just one meal often provides most of the daily recommended amounts, encouraging obesity

5/13/2013
A Little Formula Might Help Breast-Feeding for Some Babies

Early study looked at newborns who were losing weight

5/11/2013
Grilling Tips to Cut Colon Cancer Risk

Use less red meat, marinate and precook indoors, nutrition expert advises

5/10/2013
Yet Another Reason to Avoid Fatty Foods: Fatigue

Daytime drowsiness, alertness influenced by diet, researchers say

5/10/2013
Good Diet Helps People Manage Celiac Disease

Effects of gluten intolerance can be minimized with proper nutrition, expert says

5/10/2013
Health Tip: Don't Overcook Veggies

You may lose key nutrients

5/9/2013
Eating Peppers Tied to Lower Parkinson's Risk, Study Finds

Vegetables that contain nicotine may offer some protection, research suggests

5/8/2013
Fast Food Hasn't Gotten Much Healthier, Study Says

Researchers analyzed 14 years of menus from familiar U.S. chains

5/7/2013
Magnesium-Rich Food May Help Keep Kids' Bones Strong

Higher levels of the mineral tied to greater bone density in study

5/7/2013
Health Tip: Monitor Fat in Preschoolers' Diet

Limit consumption of cheese, fruit juice

5/6/2013
Hungry Shoppers Pile High-Calorie Foods in Their Carts

Your body shifts to survival mode at the grocery store, expert says