Food and Nutrition News

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6/9/2017
Health Tip: When Your Child Won't Eat Lunch

Suggestions to please a finicky eater

6/8/2017
Does a Low-Fat Dairy Habit Boost Parkinson's Risk?

Study showed 3 or more servings daily raised chances of the movement disorder, but absolute risk still low

6/7/2017
Toddlers Who Drink Cow's Milk Alternatives May Be Shorter

Difference is small, about a half inch at age 3, study finds

6/6/2017
Is White Bread OK for Some People?

Study suggests it might be, but at least one nutrition expert advises sticking with whole grains

6/6/2017
Add Fiber Without Extra Calories

How to fill up, not out

6/6/2017
Health Tip: Make Healthier Choices for Weight Loss

Dieting doesn't have to mean torture

6/5/2017
Americans Buying Less Salt-Laden Foods

Still, study found they eat too much salt for their own good

6/5/2017
Diet Journaling Made Easier

Keep track of calories online

6/2/2017
Lentils: The Forgotten Legumes

Beans' little cousins pack in flavor and nutrients

6/2/2017
Menu Descriptions and Your Dietary Choices

Do restaurants make healthier menu items sound unappealing?

6/1/2017
Health Tip: Grill a Healthier Meal

Temperature and ingredients matter

5/31/2017
The Whole Truth About Whole Fruits

Why it's often better to skip the smoothie

5/30/2017
Preschoolers Who Know Snack-Food Brands on Road to Obesity?

An unhealthy diet may be why they can ID these logos, researchers suggest

5/30/2017
Put the Brakes on Mindless Eating

And reconnect with real hunger signals; your scale will thank you

5/30/2017
Health Tip: Check Packaged Produce

Additives may make them less nutritious

5/29/2017
To Lose Weight, Start With Dairy Swaps

You can cut out some calories and add calcium

5/27/2017
Fire Up the Grill Safely This Holiday Weekend

Some expert tips on avoiding trouble with gas and charcoal barbecues

5/26/2017
One Man's Trash Is Another's Fiber

Wasted food in U.S. would reduce nutritional shortfalls, researchers say

5/26/2017
5 Food Groups to Jump-Start Nutrition

It's OK to take baby steps to improve your diet

5/25/2017
Teasing Teens About Weight May Do Lasting Harm

They're more likely to be obese and struggle with emotional eating as adults, research finds

5/25/2017
Special Diets, Supplements for Autism Still a Question Mark

Analysis of 19 trials turned up little proof they actually work; more definitive research needed

5/25/2017
Health Tip: Eat More Mediterranean Foods

Favorites that are kid-friendly

5/24/2017
Could Chocolate Guard Against an Irregular Heartbeat?

13-year study finds lower odds for atrial fibrillation in people eating moderate amounts of the treat

5/24/2017
Studies Spotlight Diet, Supplements for Knee Pain

Could fiber or chondroitin ease arthritis?

5/23/2017
3 Key Lifestyle Factors Can Lower Breast Cancer Odds

Stay trim, exercise and cut back on drinking, review findings suggest

5/22/2017
No Fruit Juice Before Age 1, Pediatricians Say

Plus, they support limits for older kids and doing away with sippy cups for toddlers

5/19/2017
More Fruits and Veggies Can Slash Obesity Odds

Researchers encourage a mostly plant-based diet

5/19/2017
Health Tip: Your Diet as You Age

Make sure you're getting needed nutrients

5/18/2017
Fruits, Veggies May Benefit Your Legs, Too

Healthy diet may provide protection from peripheral artery disease, study says

5/18/2017
Drink Water, Fight Fat?

When you have it in place of beer or sugar-sweetened soda it helps, study finds

5/18/2017
Nuts and Colon Cancer

Corticosteroid injections for knee osteoarthritis: do they work?

5/18/2017
5/17/2017
Nuts! Good Medicine for Colon Cancer Survivors?

Survival benefits seen when combined with healthy diet and exercise, researchers say

5/17/2017
The Real Red Hot Chili Peppers

They could be the spice of a long life

5/16/2017
For Inflamed Pancreas, Eating Right Away May Be Best Medicine

Contrary to long-held belief, it does not seem to worsen infection, researchers report

5/16/2017
Angela Bassett Puts the Spotlight on Heart Health

Award-winning actress' mother had type 2 diabetes and died from heart issues

5/16/2017
Health Tip: Are You Truly Hungry?

You may be eating out of boredom

5/12/2017
America Loves Fast Food

Eight in 10 eat it at least once a week, surveys find

5/11/2017
Stop Sabotaging Your Diet

Do's and don'ts to help you avoid eating extra calories

5/11/2017
Health Tip: Managing Meals With Gastroparesis

Condition more frequent among diabetics

5/10/2017
Eat This Diet to Lower Your Odds for Painful Gout

Ditching fats and salt in favor of fruits, veggies and grains keeps the condition at bay, study finds

5/10/2017
Health Tip: Getting Over a Stomach Virus

Foods that shouldn't bother a sensitive tummy

5/9/2017
Do You Overeat? Your Brain Wiring May Be Why

New research might shed light on why women struggle with weight more than men do

5/8/2017
Just 5 Percent of Daily Salt Gets Added at the Table

Processed foods, restaurant meals account for most sodium intake in average U.S. diet, study shows

5/8/2017
5 Great Diet Breakfasts

Try these healthy twists on traditional favorites

5/8/2017
Health Tip: Make Food More Flavorful

Without adding much fat or calories

5/5/2017
Planning Your Diet Plan

Scheduling, not skipping, meals is key

5/4/2017
Sugary Drinks More Affordable Across the Globe

Cheaper access may sabotage worldwide fight against obesity

5/3/2017
Is This Enzyme Making You Fat?

When researchers inhibited the substance in mice, they gained 40 percent less weight than 'control' mice

5/3/2017
The Family That Eats Together, Benefits

Fun alternatives can also strengthen family ties