Food and Nutrition News

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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
Excess Salt a Factor in 2.3 Million Deaths Annually Worldwide

Study finds overconsumption may have contributed to 15 percent of heart-related fatalities in 2010

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

3/21/2013
Most of World's Adults Consume Too Much Salt, Study Finds

Majority taking in double the recommended amount, increasing their health risks

3/19/2013
Sugary Drinks Tied to 25,000 U.S. Deaths a Year

Study estimated beverages' role in worldwide obesity and heart disease, diabetes, some cancers

3/19/2013
Switch to Skim Milk Won't Prevent Toddler's Obesity: Study

Surprise finding runs counter to standard recommendations from doctors' groups

3/18/2013
Consumers View Foods With Green Labeling as Healthier: Study

Those more focused on good nutrition were most swayed, researchers say

3/14/2013
High-Fat Dairy Foods Linked to Worse Survival After Breast Cancer

Connection may come from hormones found in animal fat, researcher suggests

3/12/2013
Sweet Drinks Tied to Higher Calorie Intake in Kids

And sugary beverages go hand-in-hand with fatty foods, like pizza and fries, study finds

3/11/2013
Full Pantry Plus Too Little Sleep Is Recipe for Weight Gain

More nighttime snacking seen in small study of young adults

3/10/2013
Tips on Coping With Daylight Saving Time

Tweaking sleeping, eating, drinking and online habits all can help, experts advise

3/8/2013
You Can Help Reduce Your Colon Cancer Risk: Expert

Preventive measures include screening, food choices and moderate exercise

3/7/2013
Processed Meat May Play a Part in Early Death: Study

It found those who ate the most increased their risk of dying prematurely by 44 percent

3/6/2013
Salty Diet Might Help Trigger MS, Rheumatoid Arthritis

Studies found it activated cells in the immune system, resulting in form of MS in rodents

3/4/2013
Heart-Healthy Habits in Childhood May Prevent Future Disease

Keys are better food choices, more physical activity and no secondhand smoke, doctor says

3/2/2013
High-Fiber Diet Helps Heart Too, Expert Says

Learn to read food labels closely, he advises

3/1/2013
1 in 8 Adults May Have Sensitive Teeth

Survey of U.S. dentists finds rates highest among young adults, women