Food and Nutrition News

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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

11/1/2012
Health Issues Add to Risk of Vitamin D Deficiency, Study Says

Women with conditions including arthritis and cancer should be aware of vitamin D drop during winter

10/31/2012
Learning How to Keep Pounds Off Before Dieting May Work Best

Study found strategy boosted long-term results in women trying to lose weight

10/31/2012
Junk Food Hurts Your Arteries, But Healthy Meal Might Help

Veggie and salmon fare encourages blood flow, but sausage, egg and cheese meal restricts it, study finds

10/31/2012
Fish, But Not Fish Oil Supplements, May Shield Against Stroke

Two servings per week of an oily fish such as mackerel or sardines seemed beneficial, study found

10/31/2012
Health Tip: Grill Healthier

Avoid the fattier meats

10/30/2012
'The Biggest Loser' May Sour Viewers on Exercise, Study Finds

Expert says popular show is more daunting than motivating

10/30/2012
Fast-Food Breakfast Sandwiches May Slow Down Blood Flow: Study

Blood vessels acted differently after downing of two high-fat servings

10/30/2012
Eating More Meals Linked to Less Student Overweight

Tri-state study also adds to research on sodas, screen time and school sports

10/30/2012
Tips on Keeping Food Safe When the Power Goes Out

But when it doubt, throw it out, food safety experts warn

10/25/2012
Study IDs 4 Key Habits of Successful Aging

Exercising, not smoking, moderate drinking, eating fruits and vegetables may help thwart chronic disease

10/25/2012
Supplement of Red Wine Ingredient Won't Help Healthy Women: Study

Resveratrol taken as a pill offered no benefits for those without health issues

10/25/2012
Health Tip: Enjoy a Healthier Halloween

You don't have to serve up 'junk food'

10/23/2012
Doctors Warn About High Levels of Caffeine in Some Energy Drinks

Concerns follow reports that Monster beverages may have been linked to five deaths in recent years

10/22/2012
Beans a Boon for People With Diabetes, Study Finds

Eating more legumes, such as beans, lentils and chickpeas, can lower blood sugar, blood pressure

10/22/2012
Kids With Stressed-Out Parents Eat More Fast Food: Study

Child obesity was more likely as parental stress scores rose

10/22/2012
Little Evidence Organic Food Better in Long Run: Report

But pediatricians' group acknowledged that lower pesticide levels may be better for growing brain

10/19/2012
High-Carb Diet in Old Age Linked to Mental Decline

Elderly who consumed the most carbohydrates, sugar had more memory, thinking problems, study finds

10/19/2012
Low Calcium Linked to Hormone Condition in Women

Lowest levels may raise risk of overactive parathyroid glands, which can weaken bones, study says

10/18/2012
Could Green Tea Help Fight Prostate Cancer?

Drinking six cups daily before prostate removal surgery lowered disease-related inflammation levels

10/17/2012
Study Sees Link Between Prolonged Formula Feeding, Leukemia Risk

But the research only uncovered an association, it didn't prove cause and effect

10/17/2012
Brain Scans Suggest Downside to Skipping Breakfast

Small study found fasting prompts people to seek out high-calorie foods

10/17/2012
Antioxidants in Tea, Fruit, Veggies Might Fight Prostate Cancer: Study

Preliminary research found men who consumed more flavonoids had milder form of the disease

10/16/2012
Epilepsy Drug Shows Promise as Weight-Loss Aid, Study Says

Zonisamide plus nutritional counseling worked for certain obese adults, but not without side effects

10/14/2012
Avoid Scary Calorie Counts This Halloween

Steer clear of sweet temptations or choose mini treats over fun-size, expert suggests

10/12/2012
10/12/2012
10/11/2012
Diet, Exercise May Boost 'Good' Cholesterol, Study Suggests

Benefits of lifestyle changes go beyond weight loss for diabetes patients, researcher says

10/10/2012
Health Tip: Dine on Seafood

Fish contains omega-3 fatty acids

10/9/2012
Importance of Family Meals Questioned

Study finds shared breakfasts, dinners have no effect on kids' academics, behavior

10/9/2012
'Mouth Feel' Makes Wine Go Well With Meat, Study Finds

Research suggests that 'balancing' opposite tastes makes food more palatable

10/9/2012
Health Tip: All Fats Aren't Bad

Some are beneficial in limited amounts

10/8/2012
Can Tomatoes Lower Stroke Risk?

Study found lycopene, the antioxidant found in tomatoes, seemed to guard against brain attack

10/8/2012
Health Tip: At Risk for High Cholesterol?

Risk factors include obesity

10/8/2012
Health Tip: Starting Baby on Solid Foods

Make them easier to swallow

10/6/2012
Halloween Means Gobbling Candy

Expert offers tips to minimize sweets consumption among trick-or-treaters

10/3/2012
Early Humans Commonly Consumed Meat, Researchers Say

Lesions on skull fragment indicate that meat was regular part of diet more than a million years ago

10/3/2012
'Junk Food' May Significantly Hike Risk of Stroke, Researchers Say

Western diet tied to health problems in young rats after just 2 months, study finds

10/2/2012
Poor Sleep in Teen Years Linked to Heart Risks in Adulthood

But association seen in study doesn't prove that sleep problems cause cardiovascular disease

9/28/2012
Health Tip: Treat a Toddler to a Picnic

And make healthy eating fun

9/28/2012
Exercise Programs for Kids Seem to Have Little Impact: Study

But other experts disagree and say more activity, not less, is needed

9/27/2012
Antioxidants May Lower Risk of Heart Attack in Women: Study

Fruits and vegetables particularly good sources of the substances

9/25/2012
Working Out Cuts Women's Appetite, Study Finds

Regardless of weight, participants didn't consume more to 'make up' for calories burned

9/24/2012
Health Tip: Eat More Fruits and Veggies

Creative suggestions for healthier meals

9/22/2012
Positive Outlook Boosts Likelihood of Healthier Lifestyle

Better diet, fitness reported among those who feel in control of their destiny

9/21/2012
Kids Gain Weight With Sugary Drinks, Genes May Contribute: Studies

Supplying alternatives like water, diet drinks made a difference