Food and Nutrition News

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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

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