Food and Nutrition News

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7/30/2014
Gene Mutation May Make Food More Tempting

Study shows most common genetic link to obesity triggers activity in the brain's reward centers

7/30/2014
Fruits, Veggies May Have Their Limits in Boosting Lifespan

Study shows a benefit, but that tapers off after 5 servings per day

7/29/2014
Kids Will Pass on 'Healthy' Foods

To improve their eating habits, don't dwell on the benefits of fruits, veggies, researchers say

7/29/2014
Healthy Habits May Slow Cellular Signs of Aging, Study Finds

Pay attention to your lifestyle during stressful times, researcher says

7/29/2014
Health Tip: Grill Fruits and Veggies

Meat isn't the only grill-able food

7/28/2014
Healthy School Lunches Get Thumbs Up From Students

Kids aren't avoiding healthier fare or throwing more food away, research shows

7/28/2014
Healthy Habits May Help Childhood Cancer Survivors Avoid Chronic Ills

Lifestyle choices influence long-term outcomes, researcher says

7/25/2014
Most Adults Are Members of 'Clean Plate Club'

Study shows they finish 92 percent of what's on their plates, kids eat just 59 percent

7/25/2014
Diet Changes Can Alter Gut Bacteria, Study Says

Researchers monitored stool samples of two people for a year

7/24/2014
Farmers' Market Vouchers May Help Poorer Families Eat Healthier

Special incentives encourage consumption of fruits and vegetables, study says

7/23/2014
Health Tip: Eating for Your Age

Suggestions for men in their 60s

7/21/2014
Could Probiotics Help Tame High Blood Pressure?

Study suggests effect from helpful microbes in yogurt, supplements, but more research is needed

7/21/2014
Waistlines of U.S. Kids Seem to Be Holding Steady, Study Finds

But too many children and teens remain obese, experts say

7/20/2014
Food Safety Tips for the Summer

Clean hands, proper food temperatures are key to preventing foodborne illnesses, expert says

7/18/2014
Health Tip: Keep a Food Diary

It may help you lose weight

7/17/2014
Energy Drink 'Cocktails' May Boost Desire to Drink More

Alcohol plus Red Bull-type beverages might lead to binge-drinking, researcher suggests

7/16/2014
Most Kids Eat Fruit, Veggies Daily: CDC

Survey finds 3 out of 4 are getting these healthy foods each day

7/16/2014
Health Tip: Pack Healthy Beach Snacks

Skip offerings from concession stands

7/15/2014
A Healthy Lifestyle May Deflect Dementia

Older folks who began eating right, exercising did better on memory and problem-solving tests in study

7/15/2014
Omega-3s in Diet May Help Ward Off Lou Gehrig's Disease

Study found strong association between higher intake and lower odds for ALS

7/15/2014
Organic Foods May Be Healthier, Review Finds

But critics say the analysis misses some important points

7/13/2014
Make Exercise Fun, Eat Less Afterwards

Researchers found that people ate more if told their walk was exercise, rather than scenic stroll

7/10/2014
60 Percent of Diners Use Calorie Labeling When Posted: CDC

More women rely on menu's health info than men

7/8/2014
Study: Recalled Yogurt Tied to Fungus Infections

One strain can cause infections in healthy people, researcher says; company disputes finding

7/8/2014
Health Tip: Debunking Myths About Weight Loss

Fad diets aren't safe or effective

7/3/2014
Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Expert offers tips on avoiding food poisoning and reducing cancer risk from barbecued meat

7/3/2014
Health Tip: Eating for Energy

Eat just enough to satisfy hunger

7/2/2014
Genes Play Big Role in Celiac Disease, Study Says

But, study reaffirms that genes alone don't cause the disease, environmental factors likely play a role, too

7/2/2014
Could Dark Chocolate Help Ease Poor Leg Circulation?

Perhaps, but experts say there are better ways to obtain beneficial polyphenols

7/1/2014
Feeding Fido Raw Pet Food a Risky Choice: FDA

Doing so raises risk of food poisoning for both you and your pet, agency warns

6/27/2014
Gluten-Free Diet May Lift the 'Fog' of Celiac Patients, Study Says

Scores on attention, memory tests improved after one year

6/26/2014
Milk, Egg Allergies Seem to Make Parents Most Anxious

Two-thirds of parents accurately assess severity of their child's food allergy, study reports

6/25/2014
Neanderthal Poop Yields Clues to Early Man's Diet

Analysis of ancient fecal matter suggests more plants were eaten than previously thought

6/25/2014
Fruits, Veggies Not a Magic Bullet for Weight Loss, Study Finds

If you don't reduce your calorie intake, you won't slim down, researcher warns

6/25/2014
Health Tip: Drink Lots of Fluids This Summer

Suggestions for what to drink, and when

6/24/2014
Diets High in Dairy Might Boost Colon Cancer Survival, a Bit

But, at least one expert strongly disagrees, and instead recommends that cancer patients avoid dairy

6/24/2014
Health Tip: Eat Omega-3s During Pregnancy

Many fish make great sources

6/18/2014
Soy Foods Don't Seem to Protect Against Uterine Cancer: Researchers

Japanese scientists find no association in large, five-year study

6/16/2014
Caffeine Affects Teen Boys, Girls Differently, Study Says

Slightly greater changes in heart rate, blood pressure seen in males

6/16/2014
Health Tip: Dining on Dairy Foods

What to opt for, and what to avoid

6/12/2014
Hot Dogs, Salami May Raise Men's Heart Failure Risk, Study Suggests

But unprocessed red meat was not implicated in this research

6/12/2014
When School's Out, Weight Can Pile On

For certain kids, summer vacation adds unwanted pounds, review finds

6/11/2014
Diets Rich in Protein May Help Protect Against Stroke

Study found lean animal proteins like fish showed most benefit

6/11/2014
Health Tip: Thawing Meat in Cold Water

Make sure it's completely covered

6/11/2014
Red Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Eating more fish, nuts, poultry may help, but findings don't prove cause-and-effect

6/10/2014
Pregnant or Breast-feeding Women Urged to Eat More Fish

Choose types lower in mercury, such as cod, salmon and tilapia, FDA and EPA say

6/10/2014
Health Tip: Safely Marinate Food

Suggestions to prevent cross-contamination

6/9/2014
FDA Sets Safety Standards for Infant Formula

Rules call for periodic testing for nutritional content, good manufacturing practices

6/5/2014
Are You Eating Enough 'Powerhouse' Vegetables?

Chard, beet greens are among the most nutrient-packed, report finds

6/5/2014
Study Disputes Notion That Breakfast Is Key to Weight Control

Recommendation to eat breakfast every day for weight loss wasn't confirmed in testing