Food and Nutrition News

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5/17/2011
Selenium Supplements Might Give Modest Benefit Against Cholesterol

But researchers still don't recommend taking the mineral

5/13/2011
Eat Less, Live Longer?

People who significantly reduce their caloric intake may prolong their lives, study finds

5/13/2011
Teaching Kids to Make Healthier Choices May Pay Off

After 4-year program in Michigan middle school, health measures improved, study reports

5/13/2011
U.S. Pushes School Cafeterias Toward Healthier Offerings

New federal rules call for less starch and fat, more grains and fresh fruit

5/13/2011
School Systems Struggle With Lunchroom Costs

Providing healthier foods, and teaching kids about them, may pose funding challenge

5/10/2011
Health Tip: Help Control Crohn's Symptoms

Suggestions to manage your diet

5/9/2011
Burning the Midnight Oil May Lead to Weight Gain

'Night owls' took in an average 248 more calories per day, study found

5/9/2011
More People May Benefit From Going Gluten-Free

Avoiding troublesome foodstuffs helps even those without celiac symptoms, study finds

5/9/2011
5/8/2011
Kids' Birth Month Seems to Be Linked to Celiac Disease: Study

Higher rates of the digestive disorder seen among children born in spring, summer, researchers find

5/6/2011
Dads Who Eat Out Have Kids Who Eat Out, Study Finds

Fathers should be urged to make dinner at home an important family ritual, researchers suggest

5/6/2011
Immigrants Eat American Junk Food to Fit In: Study

Desire to assimilate drives many newcomers to consume high-fat, high-calorie U.S. foods

5/6/2011
Health Tip: Cut Back on Preschoolers' Fat

It's not too early to watch their diet

5/5/2011
Calorie Intake Rises When Fast-Food Restaurants Nearby: Study

Blacks in the Southeast consumed more if they lived within 5 miles of a fast food restaurant

5/5/2011
Images of Overweight People Can Thwart Diet, Study Finds

Seeing someone with excess pounds may temporarily reduce your commitment to health

5/2/2011
Study Questions Giving Babies Botanical Supplements, Teas

Nearly 1 in 10 infants fed these largely unregulated products, researchers say

5/2/2011
Family Meals Keep Kids Slimmer, Healthier, Study Finds

Eating together also reduces likelihood of eating disorders, researchers say

5/2/2011
Aspirin's Clot-Prevention Ability Blunted by Dietary Fat: Study

Fatty acids in bloodstream seem to interfere with the painkiller

4/28/2011
Report Ranks Top Sources of Illness Related to Foods

Salmonella is leading contaminant, researchers say

4/27/2011
Anxiety's on the Menu for People With Food Allergies

Study finds many restaurant workers uninformed about allergens in food, heightening fears

4/25/2011
Heart-Healthy Omega-3s Not Healthy for Prostate: Study

High blood levels of the fatty acids linked to increased risk of aggressive prostate cancer

4/25/2011
Pushing Healthy Lifestyle Cuts Risk of Chronic Disease for Blacks: Study

Healthy behaviors reduced diabetes, heart disease in couples with one HIV-infected partner

4/25/2011
Many Americans Ill-Informed About Red Wine, Sea Salt: Survey

Confusion puts heart health at risk, experts say

4/22/2011
To Get Americans Healthier, U.S. Targets the Heart

People urged to eat better, exercise more before risk factors develop

4/22/2011
Nurse Practitioner Counsels Lifestyle Changes as Key to Heart Health

It's all about diet and exercise, not medications, she advises

4/22/2011
Health Tip: Curb Snoring With Lifestyle Changes

Modify your diet, behavior and sleeping style

4/21/2011
Pesticide Exposure in Pregnancy Linked to Lower IQ in Kids

Three new studies on organophosphates can't prove cause-and-effect, however

4/19/2011
4/18/2011
Lifestyle Changes Can Slash Blood Fat Levels, Experts Say

Improving exercise, eating habits reduces triglycerides, heart association notes

4/15/2011
Drug-Resistant Staph Bacteria Found in Meat, Poultry Nationwide

Exactly what this means in terms of consumer risk still unclear

4/15/2011
A Good Diet Includes Many Cancer-Fighting Foods: Expert

The body needs proper nutrition to ward off disease

4/14/2011
Health Tip: Keep Protein Lean

Here are some healthier choices

4/13/2011
Use of Dietary Supplements Keeps Climbing: CDC

Multivitamins most popular, but experts question whether they're needed

4/12/2011
Fish Oil Promising Against Postpartum Depression in Small Trial

Moms who took capsules during pregnancy had fewer symptoms, but more study needed

4/12/2011
An Apple a Day May Help Keep Heart Disease Away

Dried apples lower bad cholesterol, study found

4/12/2011
Japanese Radiation Called No Threat to North American Fish Fans

Radioisotopes diluted by vast Pacific, and U.S. imports 1% of its fish from Japan, scientists say

4/12/2011
Health Tip: Choose Healthy Carbohydrates

Look for whole grains and those high in fiber

4/11/2011
Having Kids Might Make Young Women Heavier, Less Fit

Study found they consumed more calories, exercised less

4/11/2011
4/11/2011
'Organic' Label Seems to Make Food Taste Better

Study found that people preferred products they assumed were healthier for them

4/5/2011
Soy Foods OK After Breast Cancer: Study

Preliminary research finds no increased risk of recurrence

4/5/2011
Can the Dukan Diet Do It?

Book touting the latest high-protein, hold-the-carbs regimen due here soon, but critics abound

4/5/2011
Health Tip: Cut Down on Sodium

And lower your risk of heart problems

4/4/2011
Compulsive Eaters May Have 'Food Addiction,' Study Finds

Exposure to food 'cues' might trigger same brain reward circuitry involved in drug and alcohol addiction

4/1/2011
FDA Panel Delays Action on Dyes Used in Foods

It calls for more research, but many parents and scientists fear link to ADHD

3/31/2011
Levels of Radiation in Wash. State Milk No Threat to Health: FDA

In joint statement with EPA, agency says iodine-131 levels fall far below levels thought unsafe

3/30/2011
FDA Panel Examines Possible Links Between Food Dyes, ADHD

It's the first time the agency has ever seriously looked at the issue, experts say

3/30/2011
Little Oversight on Ingredients in 'Senior' Dog Food, Experts Say

Pet owners should consult vets when choosing 'mature' dog chow, survey suggests

3/29/2011
Less Stress, Better Sleep May Help You Lose Weight

Going without the correct balance can interfere with your best efforts, study finds

3/25/2011
Cyclists Urged to Prep Their Bodies for the Long Haul

Mainly carbs and liquids needed for the mind and muscles alike, experts say