Food and Nutrition News

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2/5/2013
Diet Drinks As Mixers May Make for More Potent Cocktails

Preliminary study suggests sugary sodas help delay intoxication

2/5/2013
Health Tip: Eating Because You're Bored?

Don't munch when you're not hungry

2/5/2013
2/4/2013
With Benefits Unproven, Why Do Millions of Americans Take Multivitamins?

Large study found supplement use most often a personal choice, not a doctor recommendation

2/4/2013
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Pizza

Favor mushrooms or peppers over meatballs

2/3/2013
Score Points for Hosting a Healthy Super Bowl Party

Limiting alcohol, substituting fruit for cheese trays can help cut calories, dietitian says.

2/1/2013
Chips, Sodas Out, Healthier Fare In With New School Snack Rules

USDA's proposals go beyond school meals to vending machines

2/1/2013
Energy Drinks Pose Risks to Teens, Study Finds

Says highly caffeinated beverages can cause heart problems, especially when combined with alcohol

1/31/2013
Smaller Snack Portions Just as Satisfying

Study compared cravings 15 minutes after people nibbled or gorged

1/31/2013
Fish Like Grouper, Barracuda May Pose Food-Poisoning Risk

They can sometimes contain toxin that can't be detected before eating, CDC warns

1/30/2013
Study Shows Weight-Loss Myths Abound

Researchers find slim evidence to support many commonly held beliefs

1/30/2013
Vegetarianism May Cut Heart Disease Risk By Third: Study

Lowered blood pressure, cholesterol levels may be the key, researchers say

1/29/2013
Can Brightly Colored Fruits, Veggies Protect Against ALS?

Study tied foods like carrots, spinach and yams to lower risk of Lou Gehrig's disease

1/29/2013
Late Lunch May Mean Less Weight Loss

Spanish study suggests that having midday meal before 3 p.m. might help dieters

1/28/2013
Fried Foods May Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

But the research doesn't prove a link between the disease and French fries, donuts and the like

1/28/2013
Dog Treats Can Pack on the Pounds, Vets Say

Study also found bacteria in some bully or pizzle sticks

1/28/2013
First-Ever Guidelines Issued for Treating Type 2 Diabetes in Kids

Experts say rising obesity makes condition much more common in children

1/25/2013
Higher Fruit, Veggie Intake Tied to Lower Risk of a Tough-to-Treat Breast Cancer

But study couldn't prove cause and effect, and risks for other forms of cancer weren't altered

1/25/2013
People May Eat More When Headlines Bear Bad News

Study suggests stressing about tough times unleashes craving for calories

1/25/2013
Folic Acid Supplements Don't Affect Cancer Risk, Review Finds

This should reassure those in U.S., other countries where supplementation is common, researcher says

1/23/2013
Eat Too Much While Watching TV? Try Taking Smaller Bites

In study, people given preset 'sips' of soup consumed less

1/23/2013
More Time at Family Dinners Might Curb Obesity in Kids

In study with low-income families, just 4 more minutes of mealtime was tied to healthier weight

1/21/2013
Health Tip: Avoid the Same Old Grain

Creative choices for your grocery list

1/18/2013
Immune-Boosting Foods May Add to Flu Defense

Nutritional deficiencies impede your ability to fight infection, expert cautions

1/18/2013
Health Tip: Encourage Kids to Snack on Fruits and Veggies

Keep a bowl of fruit where the kids will see it

1/17/2013
Not All Whole Grain Products Are Created Equal, Study Claims

Harvard researchers report that some are healthier than others

1/17/2013
Childhood Obesity Rates Drop in New York City, Los Angeles: Study

State programs promoting healthy lifestyles work, but it takes time before results are seen, researchers say

1/17/2013
Health Tip: Curb Late-Night Snacking

Be honest about why you have the urge

1/16/2013
Cut Back on Sugar to Lose Some Weight

Limiting intake seems to have small but significant effect on body weight, study says

1/16/2013
Health Tip: Keep Your Salad Healthy

Avoid calorie-laden ingredients

1/15/2013
Texting Could Help Spread the Word on Teen Health

Study takes advantage of technology to educate kids on nutrition, fitness

1/15/2013
Got Nobel? Milk-Guzzling Countries Win More of the Esteemed Prizes

Finding may be associated with a brain boost from vitamin D -- or strong educational systems

1/15/2013
Health Tip: Eat Right on Vacation

Enjoy food, but don't overdo it

1/14/2013
Berries May Cut Heart Attack Risk in Women, Study Says

18-year study found health benefits beyond those of other fruits, veggies

1/14/2013
Fast Food Tied to Asthma, Eczema and Hay Fever in Kids

Study isn't conclusive, but it's another reason to make healthier choices, expert says

1/14/2013
Could Baby's Tummy Bacteria Help Spur Colic?

Balance of good/bad microbes may determine which infants have common condition, study suggests

1/12/2013
Winter Holds Many Hazards for Seniors, Expert Warns

Preparation, caution can help keep elderly safe from injuries and illness related to season

1/10/2013
Health Tip: Is Organic Better?

No pesticides or chemicals are used.

1/9/2013
Health Tip: Keep a Daily Food Diary

Write down what you eat to help you track calories

1/8/2013
Diet Drinks Tied to Depression Risk in Older Adults: Study

Higher odds also seen for regular soda drinkers

1/8/2013
How Much Caffeine in That Supplement? Hard to Tell

Study found that even when brands listed amounts, they often were inaccurate

1/8/2013
Breast Milk Contains More Than 700 Bacteria Types: Study

This may play a helpful role in babies' digestion, immune systems

1/7/2013
Color of Your Cup Might Influence Drink's Taste

Serving hot chocolate in an orange or cream-colored cup will make it more enticing, study found

1/2/2013
Health Tip: Don't Overfeed Your Toddler

Stick to small portion sizes

1/2/2013
Is Fructose Making People Fat?

Simple sugar found in high-fructose corn syrup and elsewhere is tied to appetite changes in study

1/1/2013
Health Tip: Choosing Healthy Frozen Produce

Avoid added calories by skipping veggies prepackaged in sauces

12/30/2012
Lifestyle Changes Key to Weight Loss in New Year

Small steps can help people finally achieve that elusive resolution, expert says

12/27/2012
'Teaching Gardens' Nurture Kids' Interest in Healthy Foods

An idea that began at the White House can take root in almost any home, one expert says

12/27/2012
Kids and Healthy Eating Can Go Together

Initiatives from cooking classes to 'teaching gardens' can make it happen

12/26/2012
Health Tip: Calming a Fussy Baby

Swaddle the infant with a large, lightweight blanket