Food and Nutrition News

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1/17/2012
Health Tip: Get More Veggies Into Your Diet

Here are some ways to add them to snacks and meals

1/16/2012
Overweight Teen Girls May Have Higher Acne Risk

However, no similar connection found for boys in Norwegian study

1/16/2012
Your Taste for Fat May Reside in Your Genes

Individual sensitivity might influence what and how much you eat, small study suggests

1/14/2012
Healthy Children, Safe Homes a Winning Combination

From checking for radon to selecting seafood, you can lower chemical exposure

1/13/2012
Experts Urge Public Action to Aid Cancer Prevention

Cancer society's new guidelines for diet and exercise stress community support

1/13/2012
Bored Workers Often Turn to Chocolate, Booze, Study Finds

These unhealthy treats are common ways of dealing with office ennui, research shows

1/10/2012
How to Keep From Overeating When Eating Out

Try ordering a la carte and skipping foods that aren't your favorites, study says

1/10/2012
1/9/2012
Diet Might Have Some Effect on ADHD

Review found omega-3 fatty acids may help kids with disorder, while Western diet could hurt

1/6/2012
Health Tip: Make Eating a Family Affair

Suggestions for healthy group meals

1/5/2012
Chronic Heartburn a Growing Problem in U.S.

Excess weight gets biggest share of blame for increase

1/4/2012
Celiac Disease in Women Linked to Depression Risk

But sticking to gluten-free diets helped improve their well-being in study

1/4/2012
FDA Curbs Use of Certain Antibiotics in Livestock, Poultry

Move stems from fears of drug-resistant bacteria that could pose threat to humans

12/29/2011
Are Global Market Forces Linked to Obesity Epidemic?

Countries with less-restrictive trade policies have more fast food, more weight gain, study finds

12/29/2011
Health Tip: Eat Right During Pregnancy

Here are some diet essentials

12/28/2011
Vitamins, Omega-3s May Keep Brain From Shrinking: Study

Healthy seniors with higher levels of certain nutrients did better on thinking tests, researchers say

12/28/2011
Eating Disorders Can Last Well Beyond Teen Years

Experts are finding that adult stresses often trigger lingering problems

12/28/2011
Some 'Gluten-Free' Beers Really Aren't: Study

Other 'low-gluten' beers contain high amounts of the celiac disease irritant

12/27/2011
Eating Out Doesn't Have to Mean Excess Calories

Choose grilled over fried foods, and hold the cheese, mayo and creamy salad dressings

12/27/2011
The Mainstreaming of Vegan Diets

Once the purview of a small group of devotees, more people -- including nutritionists -- are embracing plant-based eating plans

12/27/2011
Get a Head Start on 2012 Fitness Resolutions

Tips for staying healthy through holiday travel, temptations

12/27/2011
Health Tip: Discuss Weight With Your Child

Teach good habits and a healthy approach

12/23/2011
How to Survive the Holiday Eating Season

A little thought and planning now may keep you from having to diet later

12/22/2011
Most Weight Regained by Older Women Is Fat, Study Finds

Muscle-fat balance changes with yo-yo dieting, experts say

12/21/2011
Diet Might Help Those Immobilized by Knee Osteoarthritis

Substantial weight loss reduces pain, raises mobility, researchers say

12/20/2011
Early Food Choices Seem to Influence Taste for Salt Later

Infants fed starchy foods at 6 months of age tended to prefer salty flavor by preschool: study

12/16/2011
12/15/2011
Calorie Info Helps Teens Choose Water Over Sugary Drinks

Sweetened drinks had less appeal when 'exercise-equivalents' were given in study

12/15/2011
Poor Lifestyles Harming U.S. Heart Health: Report

Comprehensive update shows Americans gaining weight, eating more junk food, exercising less

12/15/2011
Health Tip: Are You Actually Hungry?

Or eating for another reason

12/13/2011
Want to Cut Chocolate Cravings? Take a Walk

Workplace snackers who took treadmill breaks ate less than those who rested, study found

12/9/2011
Recent E. Coli Outbreak Traced to Lettuce From One Farm: CDC

Romaine lettuce likely source of bacteria that sickened 60 people, investigation reveals

12/9/2011
Starchy Foods May Boost Risk of Breast Cancer Recurrence

Women who ate more carbs, especially starches, more likely to get repeat cancer, study says

12/8/2011
12/5/2011
Fish May Cut Threat of Heart Disease in Young Women

Eating fish once a week may substantially reduce risk, compared to eating no fish, researchers say

12/5/2011
Study Sees Rice as Source of Arsenic Exposure

Finding is preliminary; poison expert downplays health risk

12/5/2011
Health Tip: Easy on the Holiday Buffets

Some simple suggestions to limit calories

12/2/2011
Socioeconomic Status Main Predictor of Health Habits: Study

Race, ethnicity not necessarily behind disparities in weight, exercise and diet

12/2/2011
Health Tip: Watch Your Weight This Holiday Season

Suggestions to ward off weight gain

12/1/2011
Veggies, Fruit May Lower Women's Stroke Risk

The effect seemed tied to antioxidants and helped even those with heart disease, study found

12/1/2011
Circle of Friends Key to Adopting Healthy Habits: Study

When people of similar age, sex, size buddied up online, they made gains, researchers say

12/1/2011
Experts Urge Posting Meat, Poultry Inspection Data on Web

Online information could help consumers make better choices, National Research Council says

11/30/2011
Arsenic Detected in Apple, Grape Juice Samples

Levels of the element exceeded safe limits established for drinking water, Consumer Reports says

11/29/2011
Mid-Morning Snacks May Thwart Diets

Women who ate between breakfast and lunch lost less, study found

11/25/2011
11/24/2011
Could Slow Eating Be Key to Staying Slim?

Overweight people eat faster, studies say

11/23/2011
U.S. Teens Don't Eat Enough Fruits and Veggies: CDC

Vegetable consumption lowest among Hispanic and black high schoolers, report shows

11/23/2011
Some Holiday Traditions Have Health Consequences: Expert

Curbing calories and alcohol intake can help prevent season-related heart attacks, strokes

11/23/2011
Many Kindergarteners Already on Road to Obesity, Study Finds

To prevent health problems, lifestyle programs need to start in early childhood, experts say

11/23/2011
Health Tip: The Food-Mood Connection

What you eat can affect your state of mind