Food and Nutrition News

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12/21/2012
Omega-3s in Formula Can Help Baby's Eyesight: Review

Breast-fed babies already have this advantage, experts note

12/20/2012
Family Meals Encourage Kids to Eat More Veggies, Fruit: Study

Researchers also found that children mimic parents' healthy eating habits

12/19/2012
Heart Health Worst in the South, Best in Northeast

In large U.S. survey, Oklahoma ranked lowest while Washington, D.C., ranked highest

12/18/2012
Veggies and Cheese as Filling as Chips For Kids, With Fewer Calories

Study finds tots who ate the healthier alternatives were just as satisfied

12/17/2012
Unhealthy Snacks Tied to Colon Cancer for Those at High Risk

Study found higher rates of precancerous lesions in people with Lynch syndrome

12/17/2012
Keep Tots' Milk to 2 Cups a Day: Study

Less won't give enough vitamin D, but more can lower iron stores, researchers say

12/14/2012
Less Mental Decline Seen in Older Blacks Who Went Hungry as Kids

Reason for possible protective effect is unclear, researchers say

12/14/2012
Health Tip: Managing Fructose Intolerance

Limit fruits and fruit juices

12/14/2012
12/13/2012
Saving Carbs for Dinnertime Might Help Control Weight

Experimental diet offered benefits in small study, but experts say it's too soon to say it works

12/12/2012
U.S. Lifestyles Thwarting Heart Health Progress: Report

While there's been improvement, Americans still need to get off the couch and eat right

12/11/2012
Junk Food Taxes Pay Off, Study Finds

Food-pricing strategies can reduce dietary inequalities, researcher says

12/11/2012
Coffee May Lower Risk of Death From Mouth Cancer: Study

Drinking more than 4 cups per day also lowered odds of dying from a type of throat cancer

12/10/2012
Could Kids' Salt Intake Affect Their Weight?

Study found those who consumed more sodium also drank more sugary beverages

12/7/2012
Funding Meals on Wheels Keeps Seniors Independent: Study

State's support may help older Americans avoid nursing home

12/7/2012
Just Lowering Fat Intake Can Shed Pounds, Study Finds

Loss not as dramatic as with dieting, but weight stays off, researchers found

12/6/2012
Nutrients in Fruits, Vegetables May Help Prevent Breast Cancer: Study

Carotenoids are found in carrots, tomatoes, peppers, experts note

12/6/2012
Fruit Flies Use Detection System to Avoid Spoiled Food

Their brains are wired to sense chemical produced by mold, bacteria, study finds

12/6/2012
Thinking You Ate a Lot May Help You Feel Full

Study could point to new directions in weight control

12/3/2012
Healthy Diet May Prevent Additional Heart Trouble

Study found patients who ate more vegetables, fruits and fish lowered their chances of heart attack, heart failure, stroke

11/29/2012
Despite More 'Healthy' Options, Little Change in Fast-Food Calorie Counts

Watch out for side orders, salad dressings, sauces and desserts, study says

11/27/2012
Diabetes Rates Higher in Countries Using Lots of High Fructose Corn Syrup: Study

But critics say this research doesn't prove the sweetener is any worse than other sugars

11/26/2012
Colorful Fruits, Vegetables May Be Key to Cancer-Fighting Diet

Fall favorites -- apples, cranberries, sweet potatoes -- are beneficial all year long, expert says

11/23/2012
Health Tip: Eat Well While Traveling

Suggestions for making healthful choices

11/22/2012
Soy-Rich Diets May Not Prevent Hot Flashes in Most Menopausal Women

Study suggests natural plant estrogens aren't effective for menopause symptoms

11/19/2012
Muscle-Building Teens May Go to Extremes, Study Finds

Desire for toned physique sometimes leads to harmful behaviors, research shows

11/19/2012
Health Tip: Fuel Your Body for Resistance Training

Eat enough whole grains, experts advise

11/18/2012
Food Safety Tips For a Worry-Free Tailgating Party

For starters, never leave cooked foods out for more than 2 hours

11/17/2012
Kick Off the Holiday Season With a Healthier Thanksgiving

Staying active, eating breakfast and controlling portions can curb holiday calories

11/16/2012
Does Eating Fish During Infancy Cut Asthma Risk?

Researchers say timing is key, but one expert advises against seafood for babies

11/16/2012
11/15/2012
Diabetes Prevention: Start Small, Experts Say

Here are some simple ways to keep type 2 diabetes at bay

11/15/2012
Alcoholic Drinks Add 100 Calories a Day to Average Adult's Diet: Study

Over time, even that amount can help pile on unwanted pounds, experts note

11/13/2012
11/12/2012
Health Tip: Teach Kids About Smart Snacking

Make fresh fruits readily available

11/11/2012
Don't Turn to Holiday Food as a Way to Deal With Stress: Expert

Instead of eating, cope with problems by taking a walk, calling a friend or reading a book

11/9/2012
Health Tip: Eat Enough Legumes

They're healthy and low in fat

11/8/2012
Sugar 'n' Spice Not Always Nice

Allergies to cinnamon, vanilla and more can put a crimp on everyday life

11/8/2012
Energy Drinks Disrupting U.S. Soldiers' Sleep: CDC

Study found that nearly half of those serving in Afghanistan consume at least one daily

11/7/2012
High-Carb Diet Linked to Colon Cancer Recurrence in Study

Other dietary factors also seemed to increase risk of cancer return

11/6/2012
Hispanics More Heart-Healthy Than Other Americans: Study

Poor diets and obesity are still common, however

11/6/2012
11/5/2012
For Kids, Eating Out = More Calories

Healthier restaurant choices and eating at home are ways to keep calories under control, experts say

11/5/2012
Fish Oil Won't Prevent Irregular Heartbeat After Cardiac Surgery: Study

But that doesn't mean longer-term use won't help the heart, experts say

11/5/2012
Gene-Tweaked Tomatoes, Probiotics Aim to Lower Your Cholesterol

Mouse and human trials show nonpharmaceuticals have beneficial effect

11/5/2012
Multivitamins Won't Help Men Ward Off Heart Disease: Study

Major trial with more than 11 years of follow-up shows no benefit for heart attack, stroke

11/2/2012
Eating Meat May Raise Breast Cancer Risk in Whites: Study

But no link found among black women; more research needed, researchers say

11/2/2012
Eating More Fruits, Veggies May Help Kidney Patients

Other studies found race, income also play a part in how well disease is controlled

11/2/2012
Health Tip: Enlist a Dietician

For a customized eating plan

11/1/2012
Obese Children Struggle With Joint Pain: Study

Experts say vicious cycle of inactivity, poor diet set overweight kids up for arthritis as adults