Food and Nutrition News

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9/19/2011
Brains of Obese May Crave High-Calorie Foods More: Study

Finding might explain why overweight people stay that way, researchers suggest

9/16/2011
Research Reveals Why Hungry People Get Cranky

Stress, hunger trigger fluctuating levels of the hormone serotonin in the brain, scans show

9/15/2011
An Apple a Day Really May Keep the Doctor Away

Fruits and vegetables with white flesh associated with drop in stroke risk, study finds

9/15/2011
Not Enough Kids Drink Low-Fat Milk, U.S. Study Finds

Nearly a third of children and teens report they consume whole milk

9/9/2011
Bad Body Odor May Be Caused by Metabolic Disorder

But the condition can be eased by dietary changes

9/8/2011
Weight Watchers Produces Bigger 'Losers' Than Standard Weight-Loss Care

Group members shed 15 pounds on average versus 7 pounds with standard diet, study finds

9/2/2011
Healthy Habits Can Fend Off the 'Freshman 15'

More sleep, less stress can help college students avoid weight gain, expert says

9/1/2011
Potatoes May Be Good for the Heart After All, Study Says

But not if they're fried or doused in high-fat sour cream, butter and cheese

8/31/2011
Americans Getting Too Many Calories From Sugary Drinks: CDC

Report shows young people, minorities are consuming the most sweetened beverages

8/30/2011
What You Eat Affects Viruses Living in the Gut: Study

Virus populations vary from person to person and can change along with diet, researchers find

8/29/2011
Could Lots of Chocolate Lower Your Heart Risk?

Study seems to suggest so, but how much and what type of the sweet treat isn't clear

8/26/2011
Starvation in Youth Linked to Heart Risk in Adulthood

Adults who experienced famine as teens most susceptible, study finds

8/24/2011
College Students Missing Out on Fruits, Veggies: Survey

Males only managed 5 servings a week and women ate even fewer, Oregon University researchers say

8/24/2011
Health Tip: Make Kids' Lunch Interesting

Pack healthy meals they'll enjoy

8/23/2011
Certain Foods Said to Help Lower Bad Cholesterol

Combining nuts, plant-based foods with low-fat diet produces biggest drops, researchers say

8/22/2011
Several Types of Drinking Tied to Poor Diet

Spanish study finds heavy boozing, and even drinks at mealtimes linked to careless eating habits

8/19/2011
Celiac Disease on the Rise in U.S.

Speculation on increase in digestive disorder centers on improvements in sanitation and hygiene

8/19/2011
Gluten-Free Set This Boy Free

Virginia teen who once struggled with celiac disease now healthy and happy

8/18/2011
Healthy Behaviors Will Help You Live Longer: CDC

Don't smoke, eat healthy meals, exercise regularly and limit alcohol, researchers say

8/17/2011
Cartoon Characters Prod Kids to Nag for Unhealthy Foods

Study finds TV ads key element in why young children whine for sugary treats

8/15/2011
Health Tip: Reduce Toddler Serving Sizes

Food amounts should be smaller for little ones

8/11/2011
Salmonella Outbreak Linked to Turkey Sickens More People

Number of infected people is probably much higher than reported, expert says

8/10/2011
Organic Poultry Farms Have Lower Levels of Antibiotic-Resistant Bacteria

Conventional farms that went organic saw fewer resistant germs in the first flock, researchers found

8/10/2011
Daily Hot Dog May Feed Diabetes Risk: Study

Experts don't relish regular consumption of red meat, particularly processed forms

8/9/2011
More American Kids Eating Fast Food

Fast-food lunches account for up to 51 percent of daily caloric needs, study shows

8/9/2011
Healthy Lunch and Breakfast Keep Students Alert

Expert offer tips on avoiding the same-old sandwich syndrome

8/9/2011
High-Fiber Diet Might Lower Risk for Colon Polyps

Brown rice, dried fruit, beans, peas, lentils may help prevent precursor to cancer, study finds

8/8/2011
Are Kids Brown-Bagging Bacteria?

Study finds many youngsters' lunches kept at unsafe temperatures

8/6/2011
Smart Food Choices Key to a Healthy Barbeque

Lean meats, veggies, marinades good options for summer grilling, expert advises

8/5/2011
Gastric Bypass May Dampen Desire for High-Fat Foods

And that, researchers say, may help explain why the weight loss surgery works

8/3/2011
Scientists Warn of New Multidrug-Resistant Salmonella

Poultry from Africa carrying S. Kentucky strain may have been a source of infection in Europeans

8/2/2011
Kids Still See Unhealthy-Food Ads on TV, Study Finds

And exposure to fast-food advertising has spiked in recent years, researchers say

8/1/2011
With Junk Food Stores Nearby, Teens May Eat More of It

Neighborhood businesses can contribute to unhealthy eating patterns, study finds

8/1/2011
Prenatal Omega-3 Fatty Acid Supplements May Cut Babies' Colds

DHA supplements are safe, but benefits not 'dramatic,' researcher says

8/1/2011
Health Tip: Dine Out the Healthy Way

Suggestions for eating right

7/29/2011
7/27/2011
Only 15% Use Calorie Info at NYC Fast Food Chains: Study

But 3 major chains saw calorie consumption drop after city law required details on menu boards

7/26/2011
Fatty 'Comfort' Foods May Alter Brain's Response to Sadness

Researchers probing the power of these foods track neural changes in scans

7/26/2011
More Kids Eating Calorie-Packed Take-out Food

Study found a third of food eaten now is cooked outside the home

7/21/2011
Many Don't Toss Perishables After Long Power Outage: Poll

Most Americans not prepared to keep their food safe during an emergency

7/19/2011
Restaurant Calorie Counts Can Miss the Mark: Study

While fairly accurate, there was 'huge variation' -- especially for low-calorie foods

7/18/2011
Small Study Suggests Milk, Soy Proteins Lower Blood Pressure Modestly

But more research needed, experts say, citing several limitations with the trial

7/18/2011
Health Tip: Keep Kids' Lunches Cool

And other safety suggestions when packing for school or camp

7/17/2011
Barbeque May Contain Hidden Dangers

Simple safety measures are key to avoiding food poisoning, burns, expert says

7/15/2011
Want to Eat Less? Try a Bigger Fork

Restaurant diners ate less food as the utensil's size grew, researchers say

7/14/2011
Food Industry Sets Standards for Advertising to Kids

New criteria are less stringent than U.S government's recommendations

7/13/2011
Health Tip: Binge Eating May Lead to Weight Gain

And type 2 diabetes and heart disease, among other complications

7/11/2011
Fast Food Is King of the Neighborhood, Study Reports

Healthy foods need to be more available and affordable, eaters need education, experts say

7/11/2011
Higher Folic Acid Levels in Teens Tied to Academic Success

Folate levels should be monitored to ensure kids are getting enough, researchers say

7/8/2011
Losing Weight, Keeping It Off Can Be Two Different Worlds

Researchers find distinct strategies work for each but not both