Food and Nutrition News

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7/15/2013
Health Tip: Get More Bang for Your Beans

Add them to your favorite recipes

7/12/2013
FDA Proposes New Limit for Arsenic in Apple Juice

Move follows release of studies last fall showing worrisome amounts of the toxin in many brands

7/12/2013
Poverty Rate Still High Among U.S. Children: Report

Almost one-quarter live in low-income homes, which experts say affects their health and education

7/10/2013
Could Artificial Sweeteners Cause Weight Gain?

Researcher says evidence suggests they may, but industry rep disagrees

7/10/2013
Too Much Fish Oil Might Boost Prostate Cancer Risk, Study Says

Often-fatal aggressive disease of particular concern

7/10/2013
Exercise Up in U.S., But So Is Obesity: Report

Food control is the missing link, experts say

7/9/2013
Soy Won't Prevent Prostate Cancer's Return: Study

But an expert says findings are inconclusive

7/9/2013
Solid Food Timing for Babies Tied to Diabetes Risk

Study found ages 4 to 5 months safest for introducing solids to infants at higher risk for type 1 disease

7/8/2013
Listeria Outbreak Prompts Cheese Recall

1 person dead, 4 sickened; source seems to be Wisconsin company, CDC says

7/4/2013
Sleepy Teens Reach for Fast Foods First

Study found those who slept less than 7 hours a night were also less likely to eat fruits, vegetables

7/4/2013
Celiac Disease Shouldn't Keep Family From BBQ Fun: Experts

Making sure gluten-free kids remain that way when away from home is challenging, but doable

7/3/2013
Ice Pops Interfered With Hospital Patient's Lab Tests: Report

Food additive might have led to false positive results for fungal infection

7/3/2013
Some Farm Workers Harbor Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria, Study Finds

Findings raise concerns about U.S. livestock production

7/2/2013
Study Ties Red and Processed Meats to Worse Colon Cancer Survival

Patients may be wise to cut down on these foods, experts say

7/1/2013
Can Hi-Tech Avatars Promote Real-Life Weight Loss?

Virtual sessions on portion control and exercise helped women in small pilot study

6/28/2013
Night Owls May Pack on More Pounds

Study found they ate worst foods late at night, long after sound sleepers had hit the sack

6/28/2013
Fish Habit May Reduce Breast Cancer Risk, Study Suggests

Researchers found that higher fatty acid intake cut chances of disease by 14 percent

6/27/2013
Color of Cutlery Could Change How Food Tastes

Finding might be used as a way to encourage better eating habits, researchers say

6/25/2013
Did Extreme Cola Habit Cause Woman's Irregular Heartbeat?

After years of drinking only soda, no water, her potassium levels dropped too low, report says

6/24/2013
6/21/2013
Mind Over Diet?

Study suggests people's beliefs about causes of obesity influence their eating habits, weight

6/21/2013
Gluten Allergy May Play Role in Gastro Woes in Kids With Autism

But finding doesn't prove a gluten-free diet will help kids with the developmental disorder, experts say

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