Food and Nutrition News

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5/1/2013
Younger Men Biggest Consumers of Added Sugars: CDC

Sweetened food and beverages are source of too many empty calories, experts say

5/1/2013
Health Tip: Popeye Wasn't Wrong About Spinach

It offers many health benefits

4/29/2013
Mediterranean Diet Might Help Stave Off Dementia

Large study showed better retention of mental skills in seniors who had followed it

4/26/2013
Health Tip: Enjoy More Herbs and Seasonings

And spice up your culinary fare

4/25/2013
12 Ounces of Sugary Soda a Day Raises Diabetes Risk: Study

European researchers found odds rose by up to 22 percent at this level of consumption

4/25/2013
Most Americans Oppose Soda, Candy Taxes

They say it's not government's role to try to influence what people eat, drink, Harris Interactive/HealthDay poll finds

4/25/2013
Health Tip: Pack Healthier Tailgating Snacks

They don't have to be loaded with fat

4/24/2013
'Gut Reaction' May Predict Cardiovascular Risk

Higher levels of stomach substance called TMAO linked to heart attack, stroke, study suggests

4/23/2013
Knowing Time Needed to Walk Off Calories May Curb Appetite

But menus that list calories alone don't change people's ordering or eating habits, study finds

4/22/2013
Tackling Diet, Exercise Together Produces Best Results: Study

If you have to choose one at a time, hit the gym first, researchers add

4/22/2013
'Clean Your Plate' Orders From Parents May Backfire for Kids

'Controlling' food behavior messages are counterproductive, study finds

4/19/2013
Community Gardening May Reap Body Weight Benefit

Study found less overweight in people who tend a plot

4/19/2013
Gorging at the Buffet Table? Tactics May Help You Eat Less

Study reveals how people stay in control when faced with endless portions, many choices

4/18/2013
Health Tip: Some Fats Are Healthier

Here's how they can help

4/17/2013
'Western' Diet Not the Way to Age Well

British study says fried foods and red meat lead to premature aging, illness

4/12/2013
Decisions, Decisions: Work Out or Fix a Meal?

Study finds Americans sacrifice exercise time for food-prep time

4/11/2013
Chocolate a Death Risk for Rover

Threat comes from substance called theobromine that's similar to caffeine, FDA warns

4/10/2013
Gulp! Study Suggests Super-Size Soda Ban Could Fizzle

But the research didn't involve actual consumers or beverages

4/10/2013
Health Tip: Keep Food Cravings at Bay at the Office

Suggestions to keep you on track with healthy eating

4/9/2013
Could Coffee Bean Extract Help Control Blood Sugar?

Small study suggests supplement might help, but diabetes expert is skeptical

4/9/2013
Better School Lunches May Lead to Slimmer Students

Obesity less likely when kids had discounted or free meals with higher nutritional value, study finds

4/8/2013
Tapeworm-Linked Seizures May Be Rising in U.S., Doctors Say

Neurologists issue guidelines for treatment

4/8/2013
Mercury Exposure Linked to Raised Diabetes Risk

Researchers suggest selecting seafood known to have lower levels of the metal

4/8/2013
Kids Given Big Plates Help Themselves to More Food

Plate size and self-serving increased first-graders' food intake, researchers found

4/8/2013
Frequent Eating in Kids Tied to Less Weight Gain

But this won't hold true with unhealthy foods, expert warns

4/8/2013
Health Tip: How to Safely Store Eggs

And suggestions for choosing the best ones

4/8/2013
Compound in Red Meat, Energy Drinks May Have Heart Disease Link

Gut bacteria break down carnitine into another substance that damages blood vessels, study finds

4/5/2013
Less Salt, More Potassium = Millions of Lives Saved

Modest dietary changes would reduce risk of stroke, heart disease, studies confirm

4/4/2013
Health Tip: Keep Kidney Stones Away

Suggestions to prevent future stones

4/3/2013
Lifestyle Might Curb Loss of Height That Comes With Age

Education, urban living helped keep older adults walking tall, Chinese data shows

4/3/2013
Health Tip: Slumping Iron?

Learn the warning signs of iron deficiency anemia

4/2/2013
Competitive Cash-for-Weight-Loss Plans Work Best: Study

But individual incentives also do well when companies pay to help employees keep pounds off

4/1/2013
Eat Fish, Live Longer?

Study finds link between blood levels of omega-3s and longevity

4/1/2013
Many U.S. Teens Have Poor Health Habits

Bad diet, lack of exercise raise odds for later heart disease, experts warn

4/1/2013
Health Tip: Tackling Family Dinners

Create a week's menu in advance

3/31/2013
Kids of Better-Educated Parents Have Healthier Diets: Study

European research compared nutritional choices such as fruits and veggies, sugary drinks

3/29/2013
Health Tip: Dieticians Can Help Diabetics

To balance activity and food

3/28/2013
More Dietary Fiber Might Help Thwart Stroke: Study

Simple measures include adding fruits, veggies to your diet, experts say

3/28/2013
Cutting Out Mealtime Distractions May Help Manage Weight

Slowing down, focusing on food could keep you from overeating later, study contends

3/28/2013
Study Shines Light on Harmless Bacteria on Fruits, Veggies

Farming methods and plant species play role in what germs cling to the surface of your produce

3/27/2013
Health Tip: Get More Iron

Try these meal and snacks

3/27/2013
Vitamin D Important During Pregnancy, Study Suggests

Too little may raise risk for complications, researchers find

3/26/2013
Tofu-Rich Diet May Help Women With Lung Cancer Live Longer

Chinese study found eating high amounts before diagnosis boosted survival rates

3/25/2013
Four in 10 Babies Given Solid Foods Too Early, Study Finds

Hunger, inability to sleep through the night often cited as reasons

3/25/2013
Health Tip: Savor a Healthier Sandwich

Include more nutritious foods and less fat

3/22/2013
Picky Eating in Youngsters Might Be Largely Caused by Genes

But study author says parents can still encourage children to try new foods

3/22/2013
3/21/2013
Mental Illness May Not Impede Healthy Weight Loss, Study Says

Overweight patients on a 'lifestyle changes' program improved exercise, nutrition, shed more pounds

3/21/2013
Ready-to-Eat Foods for Toddlers Often Too Salty: Study

Parents urged to balance convenience with healthier meals, snacks

3/21/2013
Energy Drinks Linked to Changes in Heart Rhythm

But more research is needed on the caffeine-laden beverages, review says