Food and Nutrition News

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4/19/2012
Low-Fat Dairy Linked to Lower Stroke Risk

Odds for an attack were slightly less than for those who ate higher-fat fare, study found

4/18/2012
Health Tip: Seniors Need Their Nutrients

Including calcium and vitamin D

4/17/2012
Overweight Pregnant Women at Higher Risk for Complications

Moms with elevated blood sugar also may fall under doctors' radar, researchers say

4/16/2012
Fast Food Is Saltier in U.S. Than Overseas

International chains sell same items abroad but with less sodium, study finds

4/13/2012
'Red Tide' Likely in New England This Season, Experts Warn

Severe bloom would close shellfish beds

4/13/2012
Here Are Fruits, Veggies That Offer Best Bang for Your Buck

Strawberries, pineapple, spinach, broccoli and mustard greens are in season and good for you, experts say

4/12/2012
Health Tip: Consider These Diabetes 'Superfoods'

Offerings that should meld well with a diabetic's meal plan

4/12/2012
Health Tip: Keep the Weight Off

Avoid sauces, gravies and fattening dressings

4/11/2012
FDA Seeks to Limit Antibiotics in Animal Feed

Practice blamed by some for increase in drug-resistant germs in people

4/10/2012
Dieters Share Success Strategies

Eating less fat, exercising more, using prescription meds help most, survey finds

4/10/2012
Health Tip: Buy Lean Meat

Here's what to look for on the label

4/6/2012
Health Tip: Control Portion Sizes at Home

Here's how to avoid overloading your plate

4/5/2012
U.S. Poultry Still Fed Banned Antibiotics: Report

Fluoroquinolones found in 8 of 12 byproduct samples tested, researchers say

4/4/2012
Berries, Tea May Cut Men's Odds for Parkinson's: Study

These and other foods contain 'neuroprotective' agents called flavonoids, researchers say

4/3/2012
Veggies Like Broccoli, Cabbage May Help Fight Breast Cancer: Study

High intake of cruciferous vegetables associated with lower death rate, researchers say

4/3/2012
Health Tip: Healthy Eating While Vacationing

Cut down on rich, high-calorie dishes, for starters

3/31/2012
Most People Can't Tell a Tree Nut From a Peanut

Knowing which nuts to avoid can be a matter of life-or-death for those with nut allergies, study says

3/30/2012
Study Weighs In on Diets for Kids

Meal plan with very low carbs was tough for children to follow, researchers say

3/29/2012
Chocolate a Sweet Remedy for Many Ills?

Preliminary research suggests cocoa might fight heart disease, cancer and even obesity

3/28/2012
Obesity Rates Rise Among Mexican-Americans: Report

25-year survey results shed light on nutrition and health changes

3/26/2012
Does Chocolate Help You Stay Slim?

Study links regular consumption with slightly leaner size, but more research needed

3/26/2012
Health Tip: Watch for Choking Hazards

Don't offer these foods to your baby or toddler

3/26/2012
Don't Forget to Eat Your Fruits, Veggies ... and Popcorn?

The whole-grain treat a good choice for guilt-free snacking, researchers say

3/26/2012
Could Soy Help Lower Your Blood Pressure?

Antioxidants in tofu, other foods might have beneficial effect, study suggests

3/22/2012
Could Two Words Help You Resist Temptation?

Refusing food by saying 'I don't' can increase feelings of control, study suggests

3/21/2012
Foods' Aromas Might Help You Lose Weight

Stronger smells led to smaller bites, research found

3/20/2012
Corner Stores Stock Healthier Foods After Aid Program Changes

Government food-aid program now offers vouchers for fruits and vegetables

3/19/2012
3/17/2012
Following Heart-Healthy Behaviors May Lengthen Your Life

Study found those who stuck by all seven guidelines lived longer than those who didn't

3/16/2012
Genes May Hold the Key to Aging Skin

DNA-based insights might lead to better skin care products, experts say

3/16/2012
As White Rice Intake Rises, So May Your Risk for Diabetes

Study suggests a link, and healthier whole grain alternatives are out there, experts say

3/15/2012
Cadmium in Diet May Increase Breast Cancer Risk

Study found women who consumed the most were 21% more likely to develop disease

3/15/2012
Could Trans Fats Make You Cranky?

The more of the unhealthy dietary fat people ate, the greater their irritability, aggression, study shows

3/14/2012
Doctors Likely to Preach What They Practice

Those with healthy behaviors more inclined to recommend patients make lifestyle changes: study

3/14/2012
Lack of Sleep May Give You the Munchies

Sleep-deprived people eat more than 500 extra calories daily, study finds

3/14/2012
Recent Rise Seen in Foodborne Diseases From Imports: CDC

Fish, peppers caused 22 of 39 imported food-linked outbreaks between 2005-2010, review shows

3/14/2012
Your Neighborhood Can Affect Your Heart Health

People living near parks and trails, with access to fresh food, had healthier hearts

3/14/2012
Fatty Foods Might Harm Men's Sperm, Research Suggests

Small study finds lower sperm counts, concentrations for males on high-fat diets

3/14/2012
Low-Carb, Low-Fat Diets May Each Help the Heart

Loss of belly fat through either method benefits arteries, study says

3/14/2012
Health Tip: Pack a Healthy, Easy Lunch

Here are some suggestions

3/13/2012
Race, Location Big Factors in American Diets

Study finds 5 major patterns of food consumption based on environment, background

3/12/2012
Sugary Drinks Can Be Hard on Heart: Study

Men who drank one sweet beverage daily had higher risk of heart disease

3/12/2012
Red Meat Can Be Unhealthy, Study Suggests

Researchers contend diets laden with steaks, burgers boost death rates; beef industry disputes claim

3/9/2012
Survey Shows People Have Little Time for Healthy Habits

Heart association finds Americans struggle to eat right, exercise and brush their teeth regularly

3/8/2012
Cured Meat Products Linked to Lung Disease Flare-Ups

Nitrates in bacon, sausage, lunch meats might worsen airway disease symptoms, researchers say

3/8/2012
Fruits, Veggies Can Be Beauty Tools, Study Says

Skin color improves as consumption increases, researchers say

3/6/2012
Lack of Vitamin D May Harm Older Women's Health

Better prevention, treatment of deficiency needed for nursing home patients, researchers say

3/5/2012
Vitamin D May Cut Stress Fracture Risk in Girls

Yet consuming lots of dairy or calcium wasn't associated with risk reduction, study says

3/1/2012
Wanted: Female Nurses for Large, Ongoing Study

Nurses' Health Study has provided decades of data on women's health

3/1/2012
Toxins Afloat in Shark Fin Soup?

Neurotoxins linked to brain diseases identified in fin samples, study says